Home Automation with Belkin Wemo, Twilio, and Siri
December 31, 2013 – 2:57 am | No Comment

Ultimate Hack Mashup – Belkin Wemo + Twilio + Siri
 

A quick note: For another home automation trick and those interested in finding out about the earlier Twillio callbox+TV popup/notification hack check out STEM (https://github.com/ericblue/STEM).  Certain …

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Philosophy

Increasing number of articles dealing with philosophy and psychology. Topics include Integral philosophy, consciousness, and age old advice on how to live “the good life”.

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Mind Mapping

Put mind mapping to use in your personal and professional life. Learn tips and techniques on enhancing creativity, accelerating learning, and increasing productivity.

Knowledge Management

My latest discoveries on personal knowledge management. Discover what PKM is all about, learn about the Semantic Web, and find out how to use Wikis to help track all of your important information.

Quantified Self

Quantified Self is a collaboration of users and tool makers who share an interest in self knowledge through self-tracking. There are number of posts on my device “hacking”, open source development, and my own quantified experiments.

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Life Logging and Location Tracking
October 16, 2011 – 6:41 pm | No Comment

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. I’ve been busy working on my Quantified Self-related interests: working on my personal tracking projects and organizing the QS Los Angeles meetups. Yesterday I gave a …

TRAQS.me – Tools for Reporting & Analysis of the Quantified Self
June 26, 2011 – 8:40 pm | No Comment
TRAQS.me – Tools for Reporting & Analysis of the Quantified Self

A month ago around this time I was anxiously awaiting the first annual Quantified Self conference in Mountain View, CA. This was a fantastic conference on many levels and, although a little late, deserves a …

Firefox Scrapbook Hacks – Viewing and Saving Webpages from Anywhere!
April 3, 2011 – 1:12 pm | 5 Comments
Firefox Scrapbook Hacks – Viewing and Saving Webpages from Anywhere!

This weekend I decided to wrap up a couple cool knowledge management “hacks” and share some code on GitHub.  I primarily use the Firefox Scrapbook plugin to save all web pages of interest and use …

MyLifeBits and the Memex Vision
January 28, 2009 – 3:32 pm | No Comment

Found an intriguing post and powerpoint presentation on MyLifeBits, a Microsoft Research project led by Gordon Bell.   MyLifeBits was inspired by Vannevar Bush‘s hypothetical Memex computer system. The project includes full-text search, text …

Project: Personal Memex
January 27, 2009 – 9:50 pm | 3 Comments
Project: Personal Memex

I’ve had some down time the last couple days, and figure it was time to cleanup my public project list.  Most of my work this last year has been solely focusing on building my own …

As We May Think: Creating Your Own Personal Memex
May 28, 2008 – 8:57 pm | One Comment

The memex ( “memory extender”) is the name given by Vannevar Bush to the theoretical proto-hypertext computer system he proposed in his 1945 The Atlantic Monthly article As We May Think. The memex …

Fingers and Toes Making Friends with Each Other
February 26, 2008 – 11:53 pm | One Comment

I wanted to take a minute and share what I’ve been working on recently.
I’ve spent the last couple weeks setting up my new personal wiki.  My ultimate goal is to use a wiki, and other …