Announcing ActiveOS
December 9, 2016 – 4:06 pm | No Comment

It’s been quite a while since I’ve regularly written a blog post.  I’m hoping to change that after the New Year and start writing regularly again as I have a lot to share, and much …

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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”.

Personal Development

Learn tips and tricks on GTD (Getting Things Done), goal setting, time management, and increasing your personal power.

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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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

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.

Buddha on Understanding
December 14, 2008 – 10:48 pm | No Comment

From the Science of Oneness by Malcolm Hollick (p 163).
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh explains:
The Buddha … said that in order to understand, you have to be one with what you want to understand. …
The …

Hierarchies and the Birth of AQAL
November 16, 2008 – 11:10 pm | No Comment

Wilber makes reference to the birth of AQAL (All Quadrants, All Levels) in his work The Marriage of Sense and Soul – Integrating Science and Religion (pg. 63):
“It is fascinating that both premodern religion and …

Rudolph Steiner on Patience and Progress
November 2, 2008 – 12:41 pm | No Comment

I’ve been meaning to dig deeper into Rudolph Steiner’s works since I first became aware of him a few years ago.  Steiner is an intriguing character for a number of reasons.  He was a passionate …

Emerson on Time
September 29, 2008 – 8:51 pm | No Comment

From “No Boundary”:
“These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are for what they are; they exist with God today.  There is no time for them.  There …

Nietzsche, Eternal Recurrence, and Integral Time
August 17, 2008 – 7:41 pm | No Comment

Nietzsche and Integral Philosophy…. 2 of my favorite topics.  I’m in the middle of reading the latest issue of the Integral Review, and found a great passage from Nietzsche on recurrence:
“What, if some day or …

Ralph Waldo Emerson On Productivity
July 1, 2008 – 9:12 pm | No Comment
George Carlin’s Last Interview
June 24, 2008 – 10:39 pm | No Comment