22 July, 2009

A little bit more.

Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd; a little bit more.

They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more.

-- A. Lou Vickery

21 July, 2009

If you force a child to do ...

If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him.

-- John Holt (1923 - 1985) American Educator

09 July, 2009

Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary

Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary


If you like to check up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts, Visuwords is the one to use!

Visuwords produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net and let you learn how words associate.

Enter words into the search box to look them up or double-click a node to expand the tree.

It's a dictionary!

It's a thesaurus!

Visuwords™ uses Princeton University’s WordNet, an opensource database built by University students and language researchers.

Combined with a visualization tool and user interface built from a combination of modern web technologies, Visuwords™ is available as a free resource to all patrons of the web.

08 July, 2009

Spelling make easy!

Woman has Man in it;

Mrs. has Mr . in it;

Female has Male in it; She has He in it;

Madam has Adam in it;

History has His in it.