[Air-l] blogs and value
E.J.Van-Couvering at lse.ac.uk
Thu Apr 28 07:27:48 PDT 2005
Sure, I use FreeMind and (previously) MindManager quite a bit.
One way I use them is for literature reviews - to keep track of major subjects and articles. See http://groupblog.workasone.net/archives/2004/12/literature-searching-and-maps/
Another is to organise my thinking around particular topics - but normally only at an early stage.
I got started into mindmaps by reading Tony Buzan's original book on the subject, called Use Your Head -- he's written many since but to my mind this one is still the most interesting. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0563208112/qid=1114698278/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/002-1328857-3177655?v=glance&s=books&n=507846. The reviewers for Amazon, I note, hate it. It bears more looking into, but I have found it useful.
Freemind is a good and free program. So I like that. Haven't used or heard of ZigZag before.
From: Alan Sondheim [mailto:sondheim at panix.com]
Sent: 27 April 2005 22:47
To: air-l at listserv.aoir.org
Subject: Re: [Air-l] blogs and value
Along these lines - has anyone worked with diagrammatic tools such as
FreeMind or Ted Nelson's ZigZag? I'd really like to hear about their
http://www.asondheim.org/ nettext at
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http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/writers/sondheim/index.htm Books: Vel (Blazevox)
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