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

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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.

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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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How To Turn Your IPad Into A Virtual Monitor
August 20, 2011 – 4:38 pm | One Comment
How To Turn Your IPad Into A Virtual Monitor

This is a quick blog post, but a very nifty trick. At various times, I’ve used multiple monitors at work to increase productivity. I’ve usually done this using my 21″ monitor as the …

Top 10 Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life, 2010 Edition
April 11, 2010 – 8:47 am | No Comment

LifeHacker recently posted some useful tips to help with users with Information Overload Syndrome:
10. Declutter and Streamline Google Reader Feeds
9. Clean Up Your Contacts
8. Compact and Manage Social Network Alerts
7. Build Yourself Serious Gmail Filters
6. …

How to Synchronize Your Digital Scrapbook
December 7, 2009 – 12:18 am | 11 Comments
How to Synchronize Your Digital Scrapbook

I had originally planned on calling this article ‘How to Use Cloud Computing to Synchronize Your Digital Scrapbook For Research and Integrate Into Your Personal Knowledge Management Wiki for Extra Credit’

15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management
May 10, 2009 – 2:13 pm | 59 Comments
15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management

I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information. There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information.

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 …

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 …

Subscribe to the Top Personal Development Blogs
September 8, 2008 – 10:20 pm | 2 Comments

Thanks to Luciano at Litemind, I recently discovered an excellent resource that lists some of the top personal development blogs out there. PluginID has put together a page that lists the top (currently 65) …

Learn To Think Visually, Or Else!
August 28, 2008 – 5:44 pm | No Comment

Jamie Nast, author of the popular book Idea Mapping and the Idea Mapping Success Blog, is one of the most world’s most prolific trainers and speakers on the topic of visual mapping. In this interview, she candidly explains why it’s critical that executives learn to express their ideas visually, using hand-drawn idea maps and mind mapping software, and the risks of not doing so.

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 …