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”.

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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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 …

Freebase Parallax: Set-based Browsing Interface
May 23, 2009 – 9:02 am | No Comment

I found a very interesting project from David François Huynh, developer of some impressive projects over at Simile. Parallax offers a new way to browse and explore data on Freebase, one of the largest open …

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.

Contextualized Knowledge Acquisition in a Personal Semantic Wiki
January 31, 2009 – 8:08 pm | One Comment

Discovered this while Googling for Semantic Wikis and Personal Knowledge Management (PKM)
Abstract. The use of semantic representations in document-oriented
environments – as formal annotations or embedded instances of a formal
knowledge base – is seen as an …

Topic Maps and the Semantic Web
January 8, 2009 – 2:00 pm | 2 Comments

Interesting presentation of Topic Maps and the Semantic Web.  Plus, some background info on HyperText, Vannevar Bush, and the Memex.
Topic Maps and the Semantic Web – Ontopedia
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Creating the Ultimate Personal Travel Journal
July 13, 2008 – 3:24 pm | 7 Comments
Creating the Ultimate Personal Travel Journal

Since I last posted about Vannevar Bush’s vision for a Personal Memex, I decided to focus my efforts on building an impressive personal travel journal, and share the results to illustrate the capabilities of a Memex.

Semantic Wikis Review
February 22, 2008 – 6:56 pm | One Comment