Category: Technology

Fingers and Toes Making Friends with Each Other

Reading Time: 2 minutes I wanted to take a minute and share what I’ve been working on recently. I’ve spent the last couple weeks setting up my new personal wiki.  My ultimate goal is to use a wiki, and other open source applications/tools, to act as a personal knowledge manager and learning aid.  I’ve also been evaluating a fantastic…
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Turning Any Monitor Into a 3D VR Display

Reading Time: < 1 minute Simply amazing…….. wow! Nintento Wii Remote + Infared Goggles = Amazing 3D Experience Source:

100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better

Reading Time: < 1 minute Just found a great set of links from OEDB: If you think that iPods are used just for listening to music, you obviously haven’t been keeping up with the latest technology. The Apple-developed music player now features all kinds of accessories to help you study better, and now other companies are in a rush to…
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Social Media Information Flow – The Complexity of the Web 2.0 World

Reading Time: < 1 minute The other day, ReadWriteWeb posted an interesting article on Visualizing Social Media Fatigue. “Our attention is stretched so thin these days that there are times when I have actually tried to register for what I thought was a new service only to realize later that I already had an account — it just got lost…
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Reading Time: < 1 minute This is potentially the best analogy I’ve ever heard describing the possible Microsoft-Yahoo merger. “Imagine a circus act in which two enormous, clumsy, awkward elephants that don’t really like each other are supposed to mate while riding on skateboards. Now imagine that it is your job, you lucky bastard, to be one of the little…
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MindMap Viewer Plugin

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a little bit of tinkering around, I created a Firefox plugin for the MindMap Viewer. The plugin adds a right-click menu option. Whenever you right-click on a supported mindmap URL/link and select ‘View MindMap’, the mindmap viewer will be launched in a new window. Right-Click Context You can download from here, just make sure…
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The Web2.0 Bubble Has Arrived Folks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Three words….. Best Video Ever 😉

MindMap Viewer: Share and Embed Mind Manager Maps Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes Background Earlier in the year, I posted about the need for a common mind map file format. With the proliferation of the next-generation mind mapping applications (e.g. MindMeister, Mindomo, etc.), the need to import/export in a standard way and to share mindmaps easily is becoming critical. As I discussed in my earlier post, I’m a…
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Personal Learning Environments and Knowledge Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes For readers that know me, it’s not a stretch to say that I *love* learning new things. I’ve always been a bit of a self learner (autodidactic if you want to get technical), and a few years ago I started a search (a quest actually) for finding tools to help streamline the learning process. Over…
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gnizr: Open Source Semantic With Mashup Capability

Reading Time: 2 minutes Wow, now that’s a tall order to fill! And, it appears that gnizr has delivered that order. Gnizr (short for organizer) is one of the latest additions to the Google code repository, and this code-base has been donated from Image Matters LLC. I haven’t had a chance to install yet, but from looking over the…
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