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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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 …

Kicking iTunes to the Curb
March 6, 2011 – 6:52 pm | No Comment
Kicking iTunes to the Curb

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with iTunes over the years and I’m happy to say that I’m finally moving on.  The major pain point I’m experiencing right now is with sync times.  I came to …

Learning Faster – Automatically Extract Highlighted Text from PDF Documents
December 17, 2010 – 12:46 am | 40 Comments
Learning Faster – Automatically Extract Highlighted Text from PDF Documents

I never really considered myself a “highlighter” until a couple years ago.  Back in school I would, on occasion, highlight some interesting passages while doing homework or reading books and jot them down later. …

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.

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) …

The Mind Mapping Manifesto
March 14, 2008 – 8:50 am | One Comment
Business Rules of Thumb
March 8, 2007 – 7:16 am | One Comment
The Ultimate Getting Things Done Index
February 11, 2007 – 1:46 pm | 2 Comments
Being Remarkable
January 10, 2007 – 12:01 am | One Comment