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Wikibrains lets you peek into the thoughts of others

Wikibrain is a web service for shared brainstorms, which is similar to the stream of consciousness free association method that psychologists sometimes use to do their job. A quick example: quick, what do you think of when you think about Apple? (Or how about Samsung, Bitcoin, Microsoft, or anything else). No matter what your responses

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‘Subtask’ combines Mind Mapping with Task Management and Cloud-Based Team Collaboration

Although been an explosion of cloud collaboration tools lately, Subtask is unique in that it combines a number of organizational tools together in a way that works well. You may think, from the screenshots below that Subtask is yet another mind mapping tool, that is not quite the case. Subtask is in fact a sophisticated

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Draw diagrams and flow charts with LucidChart

Human beings are highly ‘visual’ thinkers, and whether you love diagrams and use them for every facet of your life, hate them but have to do them for work, or even if you’re somewhere in between … if you need to create a diagram then you will appreciate LucidChart, a web app which integrates with

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Map your mind and organize information on the go with MindJet – a free app for Android

Visual organization tools can be extremely useful, and can be even more so if you can use them on the spot when you actually need them. Which is why we like MindJet, a data visualization and organization tool for your Android based device; it has tons of great features to make your data flow easy

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Make better decisions with ‘Decision Making Tool’: an Excel based quantitative scoring template

Let’s say that you have to make a decision between a number of options where you have to take into account multiple factors or considerations. It can be very useful to write these down so you can see them in front of you, but it can also be really useful to weigh the different factors

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Map your mind in vibrant 3D graphics with Topicscape Student Edition

Topicscape SE (student edition) is a unique, free visual mind-mapping tool that it is rendered in vibrant 3D color-coded graphics. By incorporating the third dimension into the idea of mind-mapping software and making it more visually interactive, Topicscape SE helps you access and better organize your notes, information and research for any project or idea.

Wunderkit is a free, comprehensive task management and project collaboration platform

Wunderkit Beta is a free browser-based organizational and networking tool. Otherwise known as a ‘productivity platform’ it combines organizational essentials like task lists and project management tools with networking functions to give you a well-rounded solution for your needs, whether they are business or personal. You may have read about Wunderkit’s sister project previously on

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Mindbloom makes a game of mind and life mapping

Mindbloom is a free, online program and website designed around the concept of “life-mapping” or “mind-mapping”. It offers a fun and easy way to set goals and take action, and offers eye candy rewards for completed actions and/or goals. Mindbloom sets itself apart from other programs or websites of its type in that it presents

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Organize your notes visually with Atelier Iroha

Let me introduce you to my new friend. It’s called “Iroha”, which means “The basics” or “The ABCs of [subject]”, roughly translated from Japanese. Iroha is a freeware program that helps you to create, organize, and study notes. It uses a simple graphic interface to do all of this, which displays the connection between items

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Put Your Brain to Paper with Blumind Mind Mapping Software (Windows)

Blumind is a mind mapping application that anyone could fall in love with. For those unfamiliar with this type of software, the idea is to have a structured environment upon which you can toss all of your random thoughts on a subject then make sense of them later. What attracts me to Blumind is the

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VUE: mind mapping meets data visualization, semantic analysis, and presentation engine

VUE (Visual Understanding Environment) is a free, open source mind mapping and data visualization software developed by the Academic Technology group at Tufts University in Boston. VUE is unique in that it offers a range of innovative functions such as tagging of nodes and of relationships, support for images, videos, and other objects within the

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MindRaider: note-taking program combines hierarchical outlines, tagging, and visual “mind map” representations

MindRaider is a multi-platform, free note-taking program that combines a tree-like hierarchical organization alongside a “free form” structure based on tagging your notes. It supports many notes formats (rich text, HTML, TWiki, plain text, and even sketches). But what is truly unique about this program is a visual component whereby your notes structure is either