Birth of a Meme: The Rise of Culture Tech I’ve been tracking emerging trends for a while now, exploring the co-evolution of humanity and our technologies, and building visions of the kinds of futures I’d like to see. Lately, I’ve found myself a bit restless, wondering “what’s next?” The conferences and gatherings I’m attending are beginning to feel stale, the conversations needing new framings and lenses through which to look at our world and ourselves. I’ve been on the hunt for a word or phrase that can encompass the essence of what feels important and resonates with me right now. The search has been prompted by my decision to start a new project — writing my first book. I’ve spent the past few weeks reviewing everything I’ve written so far on the blog, reflecting upon what I’ve observed, what I’ve learned, and identifying the deep values I’ve chosen to serve as a compass and foundation for what is meaningful and significant. While some will posit that the ‘solution’ is technological (better algorithms! :: Culture :: Neat.
Cultural literacy Examples of Cultural Literacy For example, British author G. K. Causes Cultural Literacy Children of a given culture typically become culturally literate there via the process of enculturation. Literacy of a given culture seems to arise over time with consistent exposure to and participation in that culture, especially certain key cultural strongholds, like business, story, arts, education, history, religion, and family. Western culture in general and Anglo-American culture in particular is a bibliocentric culture. Consequences of Cultural Literacy The benefits and detriments of cultural literacy are debated. Research and Controversy Discussions of cultural literacy have given rise to several controversial questions: The Literature Question: How important are books to cultural literacy in the west? The varying (and often competing) answers to these questions are being studied by sociologists, educators, philosophers, and professors of literature See also E.
The Momentum of Knowledge Management The Momentum of Knowledge Management Debra M. Amidon Founder and Chief Strategist, ENTOVATION® International The following paper summarises recent developments in the field of Knowledge Management. There are accompanying timeline images of Wellsprings Hindsight (44K) and Insight (33K), or an updated comprehensive timeline (305K). This article appeared in the May/June 1996 edition of Research-Technology Management, the journal for Industrial Research Institute (IRI). The Momentum of Knowledge Management What began almost 10 years ago - Knowledge Innovation® - has now reached the stage of a critical mass of insight. Although there has been a plethora of articles and books on the topic, the seminal cook-book (if there ever be such a thing) is only 'work-in-process.' Today, there is an emerging 'community of practice' which transcends any function, sector, industry or geography. transformation of the enterprise - profit or not-for-profit - through knowledge management. 1. 2. 3. . 4. 5. 6. 7.
Wired West vol. 5 no. 4 - Competitive Intelligence: What to Do with the Data Roger Hough, Lowell Professional Services Introduction This article is a summary of a presentation given to a joint meeting of the Special Libraries' Association and the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) in Calgary on 16th May 2002. Competitive intelligence increasingly requires access to and the processing of large quantities of data. Various analytical techniques are available to help create actionable intelligence. What is Competitive Intelligence? The Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) defines CI as "a systematic and ethical programme for gathering and analysing information about your competitors' activities and general business trends to further your own company's goals". CI is not market research, benchmarking, the corporate library, nor is it "neat" information, although all these components can contribute to actionable CI. Converting data into intelligence Analytical Techniques Trend Analysis / Maturity Analysis Toolbox Analysis Bibliometrics
Community of practice and trust building - ... a beginner at something A few days ago I shared my crude model how we go from words to trust. I strung it along: word, definition, context, grammar, meaning, concept, understanding, salience, insight, trust, reputation. I believe each prior step must be present and perceived by both partners in an interaction before the next step gets good traction. Being in the people business of establishing technical trust - as I am - is an interesting combination of challenges: engineering, salesmanship, diplomacy, organization and administration, combined with awareness for the needs of future users of what we test and certify, and the needs and expectations of society. Seeking a competitive edge in this usually means working without a model, or just making one up and test it, see what sticks and build on that. Trust is a non-negotiable essential in business. To me, competitive edge is all about faster, yet secure trust building, towards more intense knowledge flows and learning from each other.
Richard Carlile Richard Carlile (8 December 1790 – 10 February 1843) was an important agitator for the establishment of universal suffrage and freedom of the press in the United Kingdom. Early life He was born in Ashburton, Devon, the son of a shoemaker who abandoned the family in 1794 leaving Richard's mother struggling to support her three children on the income from running a small shop. At the age of six he went for free education to the local Church of England school, then at the age of twelve he left school for a seven-year apprenticeship to a tinsmith in Plymouth. Personal life In 1813 he married, and shortly afterwards the couple moved to Holborn Hill in London where he found work as a tinsmith. Some time after 1829, Carlile met Eliza Sharples and she became his common law wife. Politics and publishing "The favorite writing table and fellow prisoner for more than nine years of Richard Carlile during his struggle to obtain the freedom of the press 1816 to 1834." References
Dealing with the problems The Daily Motivator - www.GreatDay.com Friday, September 13, 2013 The more you learn from your problems, the more effective you become at dealing with them. The more you learn from a problem, the less likely it is to trouble you again. When a difficult problem comes along it can be easy to feel sorry for yourself. What will help is a positive, informed response. At first, go ahead and feel bad about the problem. Problems can get your attention and motivate you, so let them. Choose to be positively motivated, to learn, and to respond with action. — Ralph Marston Copyright ©2013 Ralph S. Copyright ©2013 Ralph S.
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1. The DIKW Model of Innovation Data simply exists. It gains context to become Information by human interaction, which itself becomes Knowledge by interconversion of different forms of information. Wisdom comes from repetition of the DIK cycle. Data by itself has no meaning. Information arises when humans examine the data. Knowledge is the ability to take an action. Wisdom encompasses the best, most appropriate action. Knowledge and wisdom can only be created by an efficient network of humans. The rate limiting step for most organizations is the creation of knowledge. The faster information flows to individuals, the faster the process of knowledge creation and the easier it is to make appropriate decisions.
Political Register Title page of Political Register, January 19, 1828 (British Library, London) The Political Register was a weekly newspaper founded by William Cobbett in 1802 and ceased publication in 1835, the year of his death. Originally propounding Tory views, and costing a shilling, Cobbett changed his editorial line to embrace radicalism, such as advocating widening the suffrage. The government was alarmed by its radicalism and tried to prevent mass circulation by adding stamp duty on all newspapers putting them out of reach of all but the wealthiest. Cobbett began publishing Parliamentary Debates as a supplement to his Political Register in 1802. The Register ceased publication in 1836, the year after Cobbett's death. References External links
Why Socrates hated explicit knowledge, and what to do about it. Socrates, as reported by Plato in The Phaedrus, was not a fan of explicit knowledge. Explicit knowledge, in those days, meant Writing, and Socrates never wrote anything down - he had a scribe (Plato) to do that for him. He mistrusted writing - he felt it made people stupid and lazy by giving them the impression that they were recording (and reading) real knowledge. Here's Socrates "He would be a very simple person...who should leave in writing or receive in writing any art under the idea that the written word would be intelligible or certain; or who deemed that writing was at all better than knowledge and recollection of the same matters..... In the form of a fable, he says this about writing as a means of transmitting knowledge In Summary, Explicit Knowledge, for Socrates, is poor because it cannot be questioned, gives always the same answer, and is the "semblance of truth". Socrates (as befits one of the world's leading philosophers) had a good point.
virtuallythere - Cognitive Domain dikw We have already made a distinction between learning as a process and learning as a product or learning understood in terms of the outcome the learning process. In this section we are concerned with learning as a product. More specifically, we're concerned with the various components of the cognitive domain. 2.1 Do We Really Want to Produce Wise Students? The inclusion of wisdom in the process of learning might strike some educators as a little odd, but as Bruner pointed out in "The Process of Education", education is about more than learning. 6.1 Reasons for Revising the Taxonomy There are two reasons why the original taxonomy was revised.The first reason is that teachers criticized the original domain because the categories did not correspond to the way in which they framed their learning objectives or their learning outcomes. 6.2 The Knowledge Domain Knowledge is not represented in the revised framework. 6.3 The Cognitive Processes 6.4 The Knowledge Dimension and the Cognitive Processes
Génie des technologies de l'information Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Cette discipline regroupe les connaissances informatiques suivantes : éléments de génie logiciel ;ingénierie des systèmes informatiques ;technologies multimédias ;conception et gestion de réseaux informatiques ;technologies d'Internet et du multimédia ;conception et gestion de bases de données;conception de systèmes de commerce électronique. Cette discipline s'intéresse aux technologies de l'information pour permettre aux étudiants de pouvoir exploiter leurs applications directes dans un environnement destiné à : collecter les informations ;stocker les informations ;traiter les informations ;diffuser les informations. Champs d'expertise[modifier | modifier le code] Le génie des TI en tant que discipline[modifier | modifier le code] Par la suite, en fonction d'un schéma directeur que l'entreprise a fixé, l'analyste tracera une topologie et une cartographie des systèmes informatiques de l'organisation. Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le code]