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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IPad Tip: How To Convert HTML to PDFs
May 3, 2010 – 10:24 pm | 3 Comments

Since I bought my iPad a few weeks ago, you can’t seem to pull me away from it.  I have a number of computers, and while I still use my Netbook quite a bit, I’ve …

20+ New Philosophical Posts
April 3, 2010 – 1:16 pm | No Comment
20+ New Philosophical Posts

Earlier this week gaia.com (formerly Zaadz) closed it’s doors.  Since I joined a few years ago I would occasionally post some ‘philosophically-inclined’ articles. Actually, article is probably a strong word… most of my posts were …

Feel Good Philosophy
October 28, 2009 – 8:26 pm | No Comment

I recently started reading The Truth About Everything, An Irreverent History of Philosophy.  I have to say, for a critique and history of philosophy book, it has been a very (wildly) entertaining read.
I found one …

Jung on Dream Journals
September 17, 2009 – 4:02 pm | No Comment

The New York Time’s recently featured an article on Jung’s intriguing and much anticipated Red Book.

redbook

The Holy Grail of the Unconscious
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/20/magazine/20jung-t.html?pagewanted=1
A quote from Jung on journaling the inner workings of the mind and (possibly) dreams …

What worry would you like to let go of?
September 13, 2009 – 4:48 pm | No Comment

The thought that time is somehow running out.
Tags:
QaR, worry, concern, letting go

The Value of Theoretical Models & Conceptual Maps
May 24, 2009 – 1:21 pm | No Comment

What is the true benefit and practical application of uber theories like Integral and Spiral Dynamics?
I’ve been thinking about this topic recently, and there were a few Twitter conversations (tweets) yesterday that prompted me too …

Spiral Dynamics Mind Map
May 17, 2009 – 7:21 pm | 12 Comments
Spiral Dynamics Mind Map

Today I officially started kicking off my research into Spiral Dynamics. I’ve had some superficial knowledge of the subject due to my exposure to a number of books on Integral philosophy. I recently …

Joseph Campbell on Creative Incubation
April 21, 2009 – 10:38 pm | No Comment

From the Power of Myth with Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers (p.115):
MOYERS: You Write in The Mythic Image about the center of transformation, the idea of a sacred place where the temporal walls may dissolve …

Kant and the Big Three
January 26, 2009 – 11:54 pm | No Comment

Good overview of Kant and the Reenchantment of the world from Wilber’s Marriage of Sense and Soul (pg. 86):
“Critique of Pure Reason (written in 1781)
relentlessly exposed the inadequacies of
monological reason to grasp metaphysical
truths, and it …

Some Important Modern Pioneers: Baldwin, Habermas, Aurobindo, and Maslow
January 19, 2009 – 3:49 pm | No Comment

From Integral Life:
“In this excerpt from Integral Psychology, Ken Wilber honors some of the forerunners to his own model Integral theory and practice: James Mark Baldwin,  Jürgen Habermas, Aurobindo, and Abraham Maslow—intellectual giants upon whose …