Category: Review

Zeo Personal Sleep Coach – Hacking Your Way To A Better Night’s Sleep

Reading Time: 5 minutes What’s a better way to kick off the New Year than by giving tips on how to improve your overall quality of sleep? I decided to write this post as a mini-review of the Zeo Personal Sleep Coach and share some open source tools and APIs to help with saving your Zeo data for your…
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The Integral Vision

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ken Wilber’s latest book was just released last Tuesday (August 14th). The Integral Vision appears to be Integral for the masses. This great book, a little over 200 pages, is filled with some great illustrations and covers almost all aspects of Integral Philosophy. I would probably recommend this as the first intro book for digging…
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Review of Web-Based Mind Mapping Software

Reading Time: < 1 minute Chuck Frey recently published an article that shows a side-by-side feature comparision of some of the latest web-based mind map applications. The reviewed applications include Mindomo, MindMeister,, and Thinkature.

Essential Eclipse Plugins

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been using Eclipse now for a few years (Since version 2.1), and one of its best features is the great selection of plugins. The de-facto sight for getting the latest and greatest plugins is at This site has really helped me find a great selection. The following list is only a *fraction* of…
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Software for tracking your book collection

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last year I started looking for a better way to keep track of all my books. Over the last 10 years, I’ve accumulated dozens and dozens of books. Most of them are currently at home, however I have a number of books at my office, my home where I grew up, and have lent many…
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MusicPlasma… a new innovative music search tool

Reading Time: < 1 minute I discovered yet another interesting site from today. MusicPlasma is a flash web interface that allows you to search for music artists that are similar to your search criteria. What’s impressive is the way that the results are displayed. The graphical interface allows you to see which artists are most popular, how closely they…
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GMailFS for Windows

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was lucky enough to finally get an invite for Google’s GMail last week. Feature-wise, GMail seems to be one step ahead of Hotmail and Yahoo Mail. Basic features like virtual labels, email forwarding, and contact import are nice. But, the obvious plus is the incredible 1GB of storage space! Since GMail started gaining attention…
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Thoughts on Google Desktop

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today I installed Google’s recently released beta Google Desktop. Although I only briefly skimmed a ZDNet review on this, and had some preconceived notions on what this product was like, I decided to download anyways. I have to say that after 15 minutes of using it I was definitely impressed! I’m usually pretty good about…
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