Learning in the Open

Here’s a piece I wrote for the WSJ on open source education resources. It’s part of the free section of WSJ.com. A revolution of sorts is sweeping education. In the past few years, educational material, from handwritten lecture notes to whole courses, has been made available online, free for anyone who wants it. Backed by …

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The Mind Mapping Software Weblog

For mind mapping fans, there’s a new Mind Mapping Software Weblog: The Mind Mapping Software Weblog is designed to provide businesspeople with a focused collection of resources related to visual mapping – its applications, its benefits, and how you can use it to increase your productivity and creativity. It’s early days. but looks promising. If …

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Directory of MindMapping Software

Update, Feb 15 2007. An online mapping tool that’s cute but questionable in its mindmapping credentials: bubbl.us. In fairness, it talks more about brainstorming than mindmapping, but I’m surprised that it’s not easy to add branches to all four sides of each little box. You can, apparently, share your work with others, which makes sense, …

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This week’s column – TheBrain

This week’s Loose Wire column is about TheBrain organizing and brainstorming software: Expand Your Mind: There’s software to help you do it. TheBrain not only aids in organizing your thoughts but could also stimulate new ideas and connections When you chat with someone who says, “My brain right this minute is 105 megabytes and there …

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