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Top Picks (formerly Vic’s Picks) is here!

Aug 24th, 2010 | By
Top Picks (formerly Vic’s Picks) is here!

[Updated: September 1 2013 when Roy Grubb took over this site from Vic Gee] Mind-Mapping.Org is the unchallenged leader in completeness of information on software for mind mapping, visual information management and other forms of mapping on the Web. But the amount of information there may be overwhelming: 97 pages of current products, 3 per page, and 29 pages of historical ones. So in August 2010, Mind-Mapping.Org introduced a major enhancement:
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The Mind-Mapping Wiki

Aug 15th, 2009 | By
The Mind-Mapping Wiki

In a post some months ago, I promised to tell you more about WikIT, the mind mapping wiki but kept getting distracted.  Now I have found a few minutes to keep my word. WikIT is a facinating resource.  It takes the line that different uses of ‘information maps’ (I’m planning a post about that phrase!) are best served by different map types and
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The laws of simplicity – John Maeda

Jul 11th, 2009 | By

I’m browsing “Designing Universal Knowledge” by Gerlinder Schuller at present, and came across a thought-provoking guide to simplicity (‘laws’ is OTT, but that’s how they are described).  I like this list a lot. Reduce The simplest way to achieve simplicity is through thoughtful reduction. Organize Organization makes a system of many appear fewer. Time Savings
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TreeSheets – fast, visual organisation for notes

Feb 21st, 2009 | By
TreeSheets – fast, visual organisation for notes

Did you notice that my last post about new items in mind-mapping.org mentioned eight items but there were actually more in the database?  . . . . oh never mind. That’s because I was playing with a new entry that fitted a need I had, and chatting back and forth with its very capable developer, Wouter van Oortmerssen, as
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The initiative on mind & concept mapping software interoperability

Feb 11th, 2008 | By
The initiative on mind & concept mapping software interoperability

It’s here at last!  The first publication of mind-mapping.org‘s information for mindmappers who want to interchange information between one mind mapping software package and another. After several months of (spare-time) work I’ve finished putting all the information I’ve been ferreting out and begging for into a usable form, and in one place. Presentation The hardest part was deciding how to present it.  What I decided on was to show what
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What’s all this about “fully instrumented”?

Jun 8th, 2007 | By
What’s all this about “fully instrumented”?

Past versions of mind-mapping.org were limited and made users search for what they wanted from the “all products” list. Some users asked if I could add a search function so that they could check if a specific product was there.  Others want to to look at, for example, all mind mapping software that ran on a Mac, or
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