A few months ago, 3 visualization experts – Wallace Tait (a familiar voice in the comments of this blog), Noël van Herrewegh and Alexis van Dam – got together to launch Hypershifters, a blog that has quickly become a must-read for anyone who is interested in visual mapping.
Here is its stated purpose: “The focus of hypershifters.com is on tooling for computer supported idea visualization or CSIV. It will cover all solutions that are available on the market, including open source and freeware packages. The added value of hypershifters.com is that it offers research, tests, advice and consultation to novices and expert users. Because the field is so new, many people have questions about which solution to use for their particular situation.”
In addition to an assortment of timely blog posts, presented in an attractive, businesslike design, Hypershifters offers product reviews (including this new one on MindManager 8), videos of visual mapping being mentioned or “evangelized” around the world, interviews with mind mapping vendors and experts, and more. The blog also connects you to a Facebook fan page, YouTube video channel, the trio’s Twitter feed and more. I have been invited to be a guest blogger on Hypershifters, but haven’t been able to free up enough time to do so yet. I admire what these guys are doing, and
If you haven’t checked out this multi-faceted visual mapping site, I recommend that you do so today!