Recently on the blogs

December 11th, 2010

The Center for Academic Technology, at the University of the District of Columbia, writes about tools that enable pedagogical innovation to improve the educational experience of students, and  recently wrote about SpicyNodes: SpicyNodes is a neat visual communication tool which represents information in nodes… kinda like how the human brain stores the info… The web can [...]

SpicyNodes Gets a Nod from Instructional Design Fusions

August 18th, 2010

Thanks to Dianne Rees over at ATOMIC MEME for her shout out to SpicyNodes on the Instructional Design Fusions blog. She walked her readers through the simple steps of creating a course outline using SpicyNodes, and noted that SpicyNodes works well as an instructional design tool. She said, in part: “In addition to creating a [...]

Advice from Freelance Advisor

July 20th, 2010

Mel Dixon over at Freelance Advisor has a short post on SpicyNodes. In essence, SpicyNodes allows you to create a ‘speech bubble’ interface where users can venture along whichever trail of information is relevant to them … And as many people who run their own business are keen to educate potential clients about what they [...]


WordPress 3: Customized Taxonomies Have Arrived

June 23rd, 2010

If you use WordPress, you likely use the tag function to categorize your posts. While tagging is helpful, your visitors can still have a difficult time finding the information they need. Now, WordPress 3 offers the ability to create customized taxonomies that can more closely align with elements that remain the same from post to [...]

Thanks, Ziipa!

June 3rd, 2010

SpicyNodes was recently featured on Ziipa, which showcases “the best Web 2.0 websites, start-ups, and applications.” Thanks!

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Welcome to the SpicyNodes Blog!

March 2nd, 2010

Welcome to the SpicyNodes blog, where we’ll be putting a cool twist on visualizing information. If you haven’t tried SpicyNodes yet, you don’t want to miss out. You can register for a free individual membership [] and, within a few minutes, you can start adding zest to your own blog, to your concept maps, or to your sitemap.