Category: Research

Outlining & Mind Mapping for the Semantic Web

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is truly a post that blends some of my major areas of interest: mind mapping, knowledge management, and the semantic web. Mind Raider is a unique and useful tool that brings a semantic twist to an outliner and knowledge management application. From the Mind Raider site: MindRaider is Semantic Web outliner. It aims to…
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Chuck Frey recently posted about an interesting application called WikiMindMap that represents Wikipedia entries in a mindmap format. WikiMindMap is a tool to browse easily and efficiently in Wiki content, inspired by the mindmap technique. Wiki pages in large public wiki’s, such as wikipedia, have become rich and complex documents. Thus, it is not allways…
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Listening To Words: Free Lectures on the Web

Reading Time: < 1 minute I discovered a fairly new site called listeningtowords that provides a collection of links to free online lectures and courses. Here’s a sample of some of the more popular lectures: The Singularity: Your Future as a Black Hole Power & Responsibility: Science, Humanity and Religion in the 21st century Linked: Networks from Biology to the…
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Self Made Scholar: Learn Free

Reading Time: < 1 minute I discovered a new blog yesterday that I plan on adding to my ever-growing collection of links for research, learning, and education. Self Made Scholar is a new blog devoted to self-education. What is self-education? “Self-education is learning in its purest form. You decide what you want to learn, when you’re going to learn it,…
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Genealogy of Influence

Reading Time: < 1 minute I discovered an interesting project today on The Genealogy of Influence project is an effort to document and visualize the creative influences of great thinkers and artists. The is of great interest to me, since I’ve had a similar idea that’s been on my “pet project” list for some time now.

Rediscover Wikipedia: Enter PathWay, A Visual and Relational Browser

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been using a great application for the last few months and I figured I would share my thoughts. Like most people, I use Wikipedia as a major source for research. One of the challenges I’ve always had though is getting caught up in “information serendipity”. I tend to start reading one thing, and eventually…
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