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Apò mēkhanḗs theós. LogicKo. 100th Meme Keys. The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections. 10.3K Flares Filament.io 10.3K Flares × When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account recently, it got me thinking.

The secret to creativity, intelligence and scientific thinking: Being able to make connections

Pax Humanitas. Spiritual Succor. Grok Ko. Transcendence. संस्कृतम् Big Questions Online. Albert Einstein Institution. Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving. Editor's note: This post is co-authored by Marcus Conyers who, with Donna Wilson, is co-developer of the M.S. and Ed.S.

Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

Brain-Based Teaching degree programs at Nova Southeastern University. They have written several books, including Five Big Ideas for Effective Teaching: Connecting Mind, Brain, and Education Research to Classroom Practice. Students who succeed academically often rely on being able to think effectively and independently in order to take charge of their learning. These students have mastered fundamental but crucial skills such as keeping their workspace organized, completing tasks on schedule, making a plan for learning, monitoring their learning path, and recognizing when it might be useful to change course.

Magic and Mystery, Chaos and Complexity. Paradox My dictionary says a paradox is a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement even if it is well founded.

Magic and Mystery, Chaos and Complexity

In life there are many things that appear absurd and contradictory that are in fact real and true. Manuel Lima on the Power of Knowledge Networks in the Age of Infinite Connectivity. DIKW Pyramid. The DIKW Pyramid, also known variously as the "DIKW Hierarchy", "Wisdom Hierarchy", the "Knowledge Hierarchy", the "Information Hierarchy", and the "Knowledge Pyramid",[1] refers loosely to a class of models[2] for representing purported structural and/or functional relationships between data, information, knowledge, and wisdom.

DIKW Pyramid

"Typically information is defined in terms of data, knowledge in terms of information, and wisdom in terms of knowledge".[1] History[edit] The Problem with the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom Hierarchy - David Weinberger. By David Weinberger | 9:00 AM February 2, 2010 The data-information-knowledge-wisdom hierarchy seemed like a really great idea when it was first proposed.

The Problem with the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom Hierarchy - David Weinberger

But its rapid acceptance was in fact a sign of how worried we were about the real value of the information systems we had built at such great expense. What looks like a logical progression is actually a desperate cry for help. ProbSolv Research, Finney. Information Overload's 2,300-Year-Old History - Ann Blair. By Ann Blair | 10:45 AM March 14, 2011 We’re all worried about the costs of information overload and we typically associate these problems with new digital technologies.

Information Overload's 2,300-Year-Old History - Ann Blair

But actually information overload has very deep roots: signs of information overload were present already in the accumulation of manuscript texts in pre-modern cultures and were further accelerated by the introduction of printing (in the 15th century in the case of Europe). In the Western tradition, complaints about the abundance of books surface in antiquity (in Ecclesiastes 12:12 or Seneca in the 1st century CE).

Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom. From SystemsWiki by Gene Bellinger, Durval Castro, Anthony Mills There is probably no segment of activity in the world attracting as much attention at present as that of knowledge management.

Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom

Yet as I entered this arena of activity I quickly found there didn't seem to be a wealth of sources that seemed to make sense in terms of defining what knowledge actually was, and how was it differentiated from data, information, and wisdom. What follows is the current level of understanding I have been able to piece together regarding data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. I figured to understand one of them I had to understand all of them. How to Cultivate Collective Intelligence. The first time I heard the word "swarming" in a business context, it made me chuckle. I had an instant visual of bees dressed in suits and carrying briefcases, furiously buzzing over, under, and around a conference table.

They weren’t accomplishing anything—just making a lot of noise and looking for something to sting. Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace. Lego Serious Play at CERN, Challenge Based innovation. The Nature of Consciousness: How the Internet Could Learn to Feel - Steve Paulson. "Romantic reductionist" neuroscientist Christof Koch discusses the scientific side of consciousness, including the notion that all matter is, to varying degrees, sentient.

The Nature of Consciousness: How the Internet Could Learn to Feel - Steve Paulson

If you had to list the hardest problems in science -- the questions even some scientists say are insoluble -- you would probably end up with two: Where do the laws of physics come from? A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain. Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind, is one of the more counter-intuitive ideas in cognitive science.

A Brief Guide to Embodied Cognition: Why You Are Not Your Brain

In sharp contrast is dualism, a theory of mind famously put forth by Rene Descartes in the 17th century when he claimed that “there is a great difference between mind and body, inasmuch as body is by nature always divisible, and the mind is entirely indivisible… the mind or soul of man is entirely different from the body.”

In the proceeding centuries, the notion of the disembodied mind flourished. From it, western thought developed two basic ideas: reason is disembodied because the mind is disembodied and reason is transcendent and universal. However, as George Lakoff and Rafeal Núñez explain: Cognitive science calls this entire philosophical worldview into serious question on empirical grounds… [the mind] arises from the nature of our brains, bodies, and bodily experiences. "Wisdom" Knowledge Management. Emotional intelligence. Emotional Intelligence.

Reflection en cours. Psychology. Pearls of Wisdom. 20 Best Life Quotes. 7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds. Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history?

7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds

Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. But for the rest of us, we can still refer to the words they left behind. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. I’ve made a list of seven what I believe are some of the greatest teachings by the world’s greatest minds. 1. “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” - Lawrence J. In order for us to achieve our dreams, we must have a vision of our goals.

Action: Visualize a life of your wildest dreams. 2. “It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson The best way to learn something is to dive right in to it. Action: You must define your fears in order to conquer them. 9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down. Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling. They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. But the major breakthroughs have come from a handful of insights that completely rocked my world and redefined reality forever. The world now seems to be a completely different one than the one I lived in about ten years ago, when I started looking into the mechanics of quality of life.

It wasn’t the world (and its people) that changed really, it was how I thought of it. Maybe you’ve had some of the same insights. Slow Movement. The Slow Movement advocates a cultural shift toward slowing down life's pace. It began with Carlo Petrini's protest against the opening of a McDonald's restaurant in Piazza di Spagna, Rome in 1986 that sparked the creation of the Slow Food organization. Over time, this developed into a subculture in other areas, such as Cittaslow (Slow Cities), Slow living, Slow Travel, and Slow Design. Geir Berthelsen and his creation of The World Institute of Slowness[1] presented a vision in 1999 for an entire "Slow Planet" and a need to teach the world the way of Slow.

Slow design. Slow Design is a branch of the Slow Movement, which began with the concept of Slow Food, a term coined in contrast to fast food. User-centered design. Participatory design. Wicked problems. Q Methodology: A Method for Modern Research. Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving - My Epiphany. Wicked Problems. Wickedproblems. Wicked Problems. Wicked Problems: Problems Worth Solving - Welcome. Intelligence collective. Toward a Complex Adaptive Intelligence Community. The Octarine argument. ParadigmOfComplexity. Theory of everything. How we change what others think, believe, feel and do.

Hard problem of consciousness. Philosophikos. Think! Esoteric Endeavors.