iCyte – a tool for saving a whole webpage or part

June 24, 2009

I have downloaded iCyte – a tool for saving a whole webpage or its part.

ICyte can be used tiogether with Firefox and IE browsers and you can read info with other browsers ( I have used Chrome).

A short excerpt from the tool homepage
Familiar workflow

Cyte enables you to highlight and save text on any webpaeg, allowing you to recall the most relevant information. You can save sections of webpages or the whole thing.

Powerfull search tools

Webpages you Cite are saved forever on our server, letting you return to your research even if the webpage has been deleted or modified.

Simple user sharing

Invite colleagues and friends to join your projects, discover new research, and share information.”

  • I have tested it using a slow internet as I live now in the village. I could only access to it and save a few  information pieces. But I did not tested a search and other features.


15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management

June 12, 2009

I have read very interesting list of Knowledge visualization tools. Read both  the post and comments. They can be used when you carry on research.

An excerpt from the blog

Most traditional personal knowledge management (PKM) or personal information management (PIM) applications offer the same basic set of features:

* Storage of notes and documents
* Search functionality and keyword/tagging capability
* Outline view in a traditional hierarchy, or user-defined views
* Task management, calendar, and contact management (mainly PIM, not KM)

These are essential features, however don’t offer too much to the more visually-inclined knowledge junkies. For visual learners and information visualization fans, having a graphical representation of knowledge and seeing how things relate is a must have feature.  Luckily, in the past few years there has been a rise in the number of knowledge management applications that offer this capability.  The following is a list of interesting /unique / effective tools for knowledge management and information visualization (not listed in any particular order):