Quantified Self Meets Virtual Reality
October 27, 2013 – 5:06 pm | One Comment

This week I’ve had a few of my interests intersect – the Quantified Self, virtual reality, biofeedback / neurofeedback, and consciousness.  Earlier this year I came across the Oculus Rift , a next gen virtual reality …

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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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The Creative Breakthrough: Lessers Give Up, Masters are Stronger
August 2, 2013 – 5:25 pm | One Comment
The Creative Breakthrough: Lessers Give Up, Masters are Stronger

I’m currently working my way through the excellent book Mastery by Robert Greene.  Actually, I’m listening to it as an audio book through Audible.com.  I’ve never been a fan of audio books, but I’ve found that it’s …

Fitness Tracking Platform: Update on Progress
March 13, 2011 – 4:58 pm | 4 Comments
Fitness Tracking Platform: Update on Progress

Last August, I enthusiastically blogged about an idea I had for creating a Fitness Tracking Platform; personal informatics for fitness.  Since that time I’ve been gradually making progress and am getting closer to fulfilling that …

Zeo Personal Sleep Coach – Hacking Your Way To A Better Night’s Sleep
January 2, 2011 – 11:53 am | 9 Comments
Zeo Personal Sleep Coach – Hacking Your Way To A Better Night’s Sleep

What’s a better way to kick off the New Year than by giving tips on how to improve your overall quality of sleep? I decided to write this post as a mini-review of the Zeo …

Tony Buzan’s First USA Tour in a Decade
April 11, 2010 – 9:15 pm | One Comment
Tony Buzan’s First USA Tour in a Decade

I recently discovered that Tony Buzan, the inventor of Mind Mapping, will be coming to the US next month to host a variety of exclusive talks, training events and accredited courses. I found out about this tour from Kathleen Church, the Media Relations Liaison for ThinkBuzan, and she informed me that Tony will be conducting these workshops in Minneapolis, San Francisco, and New York from May 3rd to the 18th. Not only does the content of the workshops look great, but given that this is Tony’s first US visit in over a decade this looks like an opportunity worth pursuing.

Relax With Some Rain and White Noise
January 24, 2010 – 4:17 pm | 2 Comments

This week I stumbled across two similar sites that provide some pleasant auditory distraction through a simple web interface.
The first site SimplyNoise offers up some white, brown, and pink noise to help drown out distractions.  …

PhilosophersNotes: Get Your Wisdom On!
January 11, 2009 – 10:56 pm | One Comment
PhilosophersNotes: Get Your Wisdom On!

Brian Johnson, entrepeneur and philosopher at heart, has created a new site/service called PhilosopherNotes. What is PhilosophersNotes?

Think: Mini-CliffsNotes for Self-Development Books!

Instruction Manual for Life
January 10, 2009 – 7:02 pm | One Comment

Just found this great video on YouTube (via delicous.com)

The 80 Best Lifehacks of 2008
December 31, 2008 – 2:22 pm | No Comment

Perfect timing since 2008 is quickly coming to a close. LifeHack recently posted an article: The 80 Best Lifehacks of 2008
And so we arrive yet again at the end of another year. 2008 was …

Integral Vision Mind Maps
December 18, 2008 – 7:13 pm | 16 Comments
Integral Vision Mind Maps

Last year I picked up a copy of The Integral Vision by Ken Wilber. I recently decided to re-read the book, and created a comprehensive book summary highlighting the key pieces of information in the book. The book summary is presented in the form of mind maps for each chapter.

12 Laws of Life
December 17, 2008 – 10:41 pm | No Comment

I just came across a truly excellent post by Tom at Connecting with NLP:
Tom’s Twelve Laws of Life
1.     SELF-MANAGEMENT AND PEOPLE SKILLS ARE THE KEYS TO YOUR SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS.
2.     YOU ARE AT THE CENTER …