Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
This page links to some of the things I've
worked on. Feel free to contact me at wstewart
at williamstewart dot com.
Books – Drawings – Essays – Music – Software – Poetry – Wisdom – Continuum – Misc
Management – The essential
project management best practices, available as a book, through onsite training, and as the world's leading online applied PM course with more than 60K students and 300K minutes watched each month.
Internet – The original reference about
the Internet, its main technologies,
and the human history, with input from
many of the people that created the Internet. The first
Web published book, posted live on January 7, 2000.
An interview I did covering the history of the Internet from Vannevar Bush's visionary Memex through the Sputnik satellite to the World Wide Web can be found here.
Essays & Papers
The Permanent Human Biological Advantage Over AI – A paper that establishes that there are limitations to the capabilities of AI that no amount of innovation will ever be able to surmount, with specific examples. No matter what humanity does with AI, it is critically important that we begin with this understanding.
Team Human – The opportunity to solve almost all our problems at once.
Standard – A
standard for organizational fun, republished widely such as in The
TQM Magazine and Taiwan Daily News, with translations
in five languages, and a free poster download.
Party Financing – A simple
and fair method, which MP Mark
Assad copied to
Members of Parliament, and kindly mentioned in
the House of Commons when legislation passed in 2003.
Perspectives – Essays on Affirmative
Action, Capitalism and Socialism, The
UN Charter, Abbie
Hoffman, Chaos Theory, Individual
and Collective Rights, Changing
Constitutions, and Giving Women the Vote.
Cubes – Experiments with three dimensions flipping around in two.
Best Songs Of All Time / Spotify URI - The best songs on Spotify, self-propelled, with an essential idea at the core, unfolding in a natural, almost automatic fashion, speaking to something in us we need to hear, containing an inner life, and can be listened to again and again, more than 400 songs mixing country, folk, pop, rap, and rock.
EnterpriseLibre – I founded Cirrus Computing to develop an all open source enterprise in a cloud integrated from all of the very best open source software, available anywhere over the Internet over virtual desktops. And it was recursive, with any one enterprise able to produce more enterprises.
FreeOpenSourceSoftware.org – Public
Wiki with collections of good open source software,
info on history, organizations, etc. No longer have time to maintain, and cannot open it to the public since the spammers would quickly overrun it, so not sure what I will do with it.
Code – Open source software for: Construction of geodesic domes in multiple dimensions, Proportional
representation for election results, Fuzzy
logic linear programming, AVL trees, and Website
Philosophy – Picture explanations of: Why
Are We Are Similar? Why No-one Is Best. Your
Intelligence In Perspective. Is There
Any Trend? Anyone
Know Why We Are Here? Design
Builtin To Our Universe. Four To Start. Expanding Consciousness. Tragedy
Genealogy – Genealogical research on the two sides of my family and of my wife's family. Thanks to genetic genealogy results, it turns out I am descended from Robert III, King of Scots, on my mother's side, and in straight male line from Alexander Stewart, Fourth High Steward of Scotland, on my father's side. Hence the coat of arms at the top of the page.
Stewart II – My father, who had the most fun a human being could
have flying some of the original jet fighter planes, risking his life to help defend the free
world during the cold war when it really mattered, and did his duty as a man as best
Albert Mott – My grandfather, who helped build New Brunswick
as mayor of Cambellton and member of the Legislature, with
the Proceedings of the N.B. Legislature from 1893-1902.
Templates – Document templates with:
a. Separate sections and page numbering for the title page, table of contents, and body;
b. Formatted and numbered headings for Header 1 through 5 and Heading 9 for Appendices;
c. A formatted table of contents (just right click and select "Update" to update).
- Microsoft Word template
- LibreOffice Writer template