Thinking tools

Researchers need tools. To organise, structure, remember, annotate, compare, trace, explore and document ideas. Particularly when the researcher in question (me) cannot rely on memory as much as when she was much much younger. This blog documents my attempts to improve my workflow by outsourcing the boring bits to software.

Books and references

In Philosophia, virtually all data are stored in texts. Not in data sets, images, graphs,…

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flocks of flamingo

Pretty pictures

I love graphics. Always have. Back in the days when we did not think so…

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Wicked boxes

This is the last of my posts on templates to use with Media Wiki. With…

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Wicked fonts

There are several ways you can work with fonts on Media Wiki. There is a…

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Wiki templates

Wikimedia uses templates. These are bits of preprogrammed HTML which can be referred to by…

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Wicked colours

Basic mark-up format This requires some very simple HTML-like coding. It is not difficult. To…

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Pretty Wiki

Creating articles in Wikimedia means using the very, very basic ‘wysiwyg’ editor. Or write the…

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DIY Wikipedia

Wikipedia runs on MediaWiki. My wiki does too. Installing mediawiki I use a third party…

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I cannot remember when I first discovered mind mapping. The technique is similar to functional…

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