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Innovation loop industry uses DKR for professional event using a DKR.
2...Collaboration Uses DKR to Improve Seminars on DKR Innovation Loop
3...Innovation Loop Using DKR for Seminar to Improve Seminars on DKR
4...DKR Aids Collaboration for Seminar of Using DKRs for Better Seminars
........Triangulate All Information Streams Leverage New Knowledge
........Knowledge from Seminars on DKR Should Integrate All Information
........Encyclopedia Personal Organizational Experience Builds DKR
........Experts Contribute to DKR Experience Most Productive Source
........Experience Critical Ingredient Effective Knowledge Repository
........Knowledge Requires Support for Dynamic Links Connect the Dots
........Dynamic Links Connect Dots Experience Builds Dynamic Knowledge
........Precision Access Based on Situational Awareness Makes DKR
........Then What Happened Chronology Drives Human Reasoning
........Chronology Drives Human Reasoning Then What Happened
........Organic Structure Navigate Knowledge Space for Dynamic Linking
.......................Then what happened?
.......................Once upon a time....
........Intelligence Applies Knowledge to Every Goal of Humanity
5...Memory Weak Link Working Intelligently Context Management Needed
6...Learning Deeper than Refining Truth of Knowledge Through Experience
7...Biology Human Memory Can Be Strengthened to Augment Intelligence
8...Jack Park Relies on Personal Innate Memory to Analyse Peirce Semiotics
9...Knowledge Define Philosophy True Justified Belief
10...Peirce Philosophy Semiotic Theory of Knowledge True Justified Belief
........Thinking About Knowing
11...Philosophy Knowledge Define Justified True Belief JTB
12...Justified True Belief JTB Knowledge Definition Philosophy
13...Knowledge Define Justified True Belief
14...Analysis of Knowledge Philosophy Evidence Information
....Knowledge is justified true belief.
........POIMS Context Morphed from the Future of Fleabyte
........Fleabyte Aided by POIMS Jack Objects Lack of Open Source
........Garage Door Closed Cannot Remember 30 Seconds Ago
........Memory Fallible Cannot Remember if Garage Door is Closed
........Doctor Cannot Remember Reasons for Medication Asks Patient
........Degrees Awards False Promise Competence Nobody Can Remember
........Patient Cannot Rely on Degrees Awards for Organizational Memory
........Bumbling Endemic Medical Management Organizational Memory Fails
15...POIMS Organizational Memory Similar to Editorial Memory
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0201 - Blueoxen
020101 - Mr. Eugene Eric Kim
Purpose DKR Define Collaboration Synergy Aids Contributes to DKR Inn
1003 - ..
1004 - Summary/Objective
100501 - Follow up ref SDS 40 0000, ref SDS 39 0000.
100503 - Eugene Kim explains an upcoming professional seminar on creating and
100504 - applying a DKR to aid collaboration. ref SDS 0 ZS5T DKRs can, also,
100505 - be applied more broadly to refine accuracy of knowledge on everything
100506 - through continual learning, ref SDS 0 ZS5P, based on Peirce's work
100507 - developing semiotics. ref SDS 0 ZT3S Triangulation applies experience
100508 - effectively to improve accuracy of knowledge. ref SDS 0 ZT5V The
100509 - model of an encyclopedia with knowledge for performing daily work is
100510 - presented to illustrate how SDS is used. Constructing a knowledge base
100511 - requires writing skill that integrates expert analysis with daily
100512 - experience more than expert knowledge in a particular field.
100513 - ref SDS 0 ZT7T Tools that support dynamic linking are essential for a
100514 - dynamic knowledge repository (DKR), ref SDS 0 ZT9R, in order to
100515 - provide precision access based on time and context management.
100516 - ref SDS 0 IB9I Jack Park comments that learning is "deeper" than
100517 - refining truths. ref SDS 0 OW9L Jack seems to recognize POIMS support
100518 - for context is useful and unique, yet objects to this support.
100519 - ref SDS 0 EI4X Jack further notes SDS fits requirements for personal
100520 - and organizational memory, and feels the open source issue requires
100521 - Fleabyte to continue searching for other tools. ref SDS 0 EI5T A
100522 - letter responds by citing importance of tools to improve memory for
100523 - augmenting intelligence. ref SDS 0 QA5W An example from medical
100524 - practical illustrates poor memory in the work place, with tragic
100525 - consequences, and opportunity to improve productivity all around by
100526 - using available tools for augmenting intelligence. ref SDS 0 QA8W
100527 - Henry expresses appreciation for vigorous view, and reports favorable
100528 - evaluation of SDS. He feels SDS might support editorial memory as part
100529 - of personal and organizational memory and management (POIMS).
100530 - ref SDS 0 V75H
100537 - ..
1008 - Progress
100901 - Collaboration Uses DKR to Improve Seminars on DKR Innovation Loop
100902 - Innovation Loop Using DKR for Seminar to Improve Seminars on DKR
100903 - DKR Aids Collaboration for Seminar of Using DKRs for Better Seminars
100905 - Submitted ref DIT 1 0001 letter to Henry and others explaining
100906 - innovation loop in planning presented by Eugene Kim on information
100907 - technology engineers using a DKR to capture a record on a professional
100908 - event to explain application of a DKR which will only be used to plan
100909 - another seminar on DKR development.
100911 - ..
100912 - Background on Eugene's work with Blueoxen is reported on 030314.
100913 - ref SDS 31 5545
100915 - ..
100916 - Letter to Henry and the team says...
100918 - 1. Eugene makes a good point in his letter on 050114, shown below,
100919 - on conducting a professional event that aims for synergy
100920 - between a dynamic knowledge repository (DKR) and collaboration.
100921 - ref DIT 1 0001
100923 - ..
100924 - 2. An initial question Fleabyte can address might define the
100925 - purpose of a DKR that augments thinking and facilitates
100926 - collaboration, but, which also grows through collaboration and
100927 - a wide variety of other means. ref DIT 1 CR6G
100929 - ..
100930 - 3. For example, Eugene plans to generate a DKR for an upcoming
100931 - professional event, which will yield lessons learned for doing
100932 - future events, and which in turn will contribute to the DKR.
100933 - ref DIT 1 CL6K Does a DKR then relate to particular subjects,
100934 - like learning to conduct professional events; or, might a DKR
100935 - provide guidance on matters presented during a professional
100936 - event? One can imagine that experience and lessons learned on
100937 - conducting professional events would indeed bear directly on
100938 - future similar events, but what of the content in the events?
100939 - Can we truly say that "learning" occurs from a presentation,
100940 - and if so is it "knowledge" or is it mere awareness that
100941 - someone said something and offered evidence relevant to
100942 - particular contexts? This seems like a critical factor
100943 - applying lessons stored in a Dynamic Knowledge Repository
100944 - (DKR). What makes it "dynamic" and what makes it "knowledge."
100945 - Eugene's letter offers that continually adding new information
100946 - from follow on events makes a repository "dynamic." Sounds
100947 - "good to go."
100949 - ..
100950 - 4. To illustrate, on 000518 Jack introduced Professor Marry Keeler
100951 - during a meeting at SRI to define "knowledge" toward designing
100952 - a DKR. ref DIT 1 JL8J Professor Keeler cited the work of
100953 - Charles Peirce, who developed semiotic theory of knowledge in
100954 - the early 20th century. ref SDS 16 8439 Peirce's work on
100955 - semiotic philosophy has recently gained renewed interest for
100956 - guidance on using technology to aid "knowledge" formation. How
100957 - so? Earlier, on 000515 Jack submitted a paper Mary prepared on
100958 - her study of Peirce which disclosed that experience drives
100959 - formation of knowledge, and this means the accuracy of
100960 - knowledge in the human mind is continually refined by new
100961 - experience. ref SDS 14 7380
100963 - [...below, research on Peirce defining knowledge as
100964 - justified true belief. ref SDS 0 9X94
100966 - ..
100967 - 5. Eugene's model of using experience from past professional
100968 - events to refine knowledge for conducting future events appears
100969 - to align with Peirce's ideas on human mental metrics. Might
100970 - this be a good model for a DKR, i.e., we are all equipped to
100971 - grow knowledge, and so can we configure technology to augment
100972 - the intelligence process for dynamically generating,
100973 - connecting, storing, and retrieving knowledge, in the same way
100974 - that an automobile augments physical strength to move about
100975 - with heavier loads by some significant order of magnitude?
100976 - ref DIT 1 ON9L
100978 - ..
100979 - POIMS explains components of Knowledge Management, ref OF 6 0367, and
100980 - discussed further below reviewing definition of knowledge based on
100981 - philosophy. ref SDS 0 9X94 and ref SDS 0 SF5K
Purpose DKR Define Collaboration Synergy Aids Contributes to DKR Inn
Triangulate All Information Streams to Leverage New Knowledge Knowle
130501 - ..
130502 - Triangulate All Information Streams Leverage New Knowledge
130503 - Knowledge from Seminars on DKR Should Integrate All Information
130506 - Letter to Henry and circle of advocates continues...
130508 - 6. How then to expand the model for using a DKR to collaborate on
130509 - professional events, to further include content of such events,
130510 - and all other events? ref DIT 1 XN4M
130512 - ..
130513 - 7. One way would be to triangulate new information in a
130514 - professional event with related experience from all events,
130515 - like reading a book, attending meetings, getting and sending
130516 - email, seeing a movie, etc. ref DIT 1 TN5H The challenge
130517 - becomes how to make dynamic connections between disparate
130518 - events that accumulate evidence with sufficient weight that
130519 - justify a conclusion of a "lesson" which can be relied upon for
130520 - future conduct? This suggests a DKR supports dynamics between
130521 - learning and taking action, described as "thinking" and "doing"
130522 - in POIMS. ref OF 6 2050
130524 - [...below present concept and goal using computers for a
130525 - personal encyclopedia ref SDS 0 ZT7T, that expands into a
130526 - dynamic knowledge repository on the Internet, ref SDS 0
130527 - ZT9R, by capturing the record and continual refining
130528 - accuracy of understanding cause and effect organized by the
130529 - organic structure of context, and aided by tools for
130530 - precision access. ref SDS 0 IB9I
130532 - ..
130533 - [...below, Jack Park comments on Mary Keeler's intent
130534 - presenting Peirce and the propsect that knowledge entails
130535 - more than learning from continual refinement of accuracy.
130536 - ref SDS 0 EH6U
130538 - ..
130539 - [...below, research on Peirce defining knowledge as
130540 - justified true belief. ref SDS 0 9X94
130542 - ..
130543 - [...below, research philosophy use epistomology and
130544 - knowledge interchangeably, and define knowledge as
130545 - justified true belief. ref SDS 0 SF5K
Writing Skills Tools Capture Record Write Things Down Link Things Up
Encyclopedia Personal Organizational Experience Builds DKR Knowledge
Work Role Primary Target OA SDS Intelligence Support Communication M
360601 - ..
360602 - Encyclopedia Personal Organizational Experience Builds DKR
360603 - Experts Contribute to DKR Experience Most Productive Source
360604 - Experience Critical Ingredient Effective Knowledge Repository
360607 - ..
360608 - Letter to Henry and circle of advocates continues...
360610 - 8. The suggestion that a DKR requires input from experts is not
360611 - entirely supported by experience. Mark Twain defined an
360612 - "expert" as "Some guy from out of town." ref DIT 1 1K5O
360613 - Setting humor aside, while credentials are helpful and
360614 - important, ultimately the critical factor that grows
360615 - "knowledge" is experience, also called history. The notion of
360616 - an "encyclopedia" that organizes experience based on the
360617 - structure of knowledge, some might call a taxonomy, or ontology
360618 - fits this model. It should seek out experts, make appropriate
360619 - attribution, and present competing views on open questions, but
360620 - conclusions must ultimately be grounded in experience that
360621 - establish reliable belief in causation. [see review of
360622 - philosophy that defines "knowledge" as "justified true belief."
360623 - ref SDS 0 SF5K] Thus, in my view, an effective DKR requires a
360624 - generalist, not an expert. This means that people like Eugene
360625 - and Henry are ideal for the task of growing knowledge using
360626 - skills of reporting, and journalism. Other skills are also
360627 - needed, but history begins with writing the story.
360629 - ..
360630 - Background on the evolution of encyclopedia extending the power of
360631 - alphabet technology is reported on 940510. Getting finance and
360632 - selling the first encyclopedia encountered resistance, ref SDS 4 8403
360633 - Then, as now, there were no "requirements for expanding the power of
360634 - knowledge, discussed on 041118. ref SDS 36 KU85
360636 - ..
360637 - Encyclopedia is a metaphor that builds an intellectual bridge from
360638 - information, documents, meeting minutes, dialog and listening to SDS
360639 - support for analysis, oganization, "intelligence," and Knowledge
360640 - Space, explained in POIMS, ref OF 9 6649, and reported beginning on
360641 - 911121. ref SDS 3 5830 "Spreadsheet for knowledge" is another
360642 - metaphor for SDS discussed at Intel on 950927, ref SDS 6 51HP, citing
360643 - POIMS beginning in 1989. ref OF 9 4662 Expanding the power of
360644 - encyclopedia to support daily work is part of the scope for
360645 - intelligence support listed in NWO. ref OF 15 18UQ POIMS explains how
360646 - SDS extends the traditional static encyclopedia into a dynamic source
360647 - of knowledge for getting things done. ref OF 9 4662 This fits the
360648 - model of language driving transformation to a culture of knowledge,
360649 - discussed in research Gary submitted on 040508. ref SDS 35 568F
360651 - ..
360652 - A list of "intellectual bridges" from present practice to SDS is
360653 - listed in the record on 010924, ref SDS 28 JS6G Distinctions from
360654 - traditional encyclopedia methodology is presented. ref SDS 28 L46F
360656 - ..
360657 - [On 050119 Henry asks about simple ways to explain SDS,
360658 - because Communication Metrics is a new idea, and so not
360659 - familiar. ref SDS 44 XH9I
360661 - ..
360662 - [On 050228 Gary commends and adopts Henry's analysis of the
360663 - role for encyclopedia in relation to goals for civic
360664 - journalism. ref SDS 45 6M4S
Dynamic Links Connect the Dots Dynamic Links Connect Dots Experience
370401 - ..
370402 - Knowledge Requires Support for Dynamic Links Connect the Dots
370403 - Dynamic Links Connect Dots Experience Builds Dynamic Knowledge
370406 - ..
370407 - Letter to Henry and circle of advocates continues...
370409 - 9. Fleabyte might then look for tools that empower a broad base of
370410 - people to work "intelligently" by "connecting the dots" with
370411 - dynamic links from daily experience that continually refine the
370412 - accuracy of knowledge in a personal "encyclopedia." ref DIT 1
370413 - PL3M A powerful Dynamic Knowledge Repository (DKR) can then
370414 - explode effortlessly on the global scene merely by populating
370415 - the Internet with universally connected personal and
370416 - organizational integrated memory. (POIMS), ref OF 6 01TU
370418 - ..
370419 - Dynamic linking is mentioned initially as a core requirement for
370420 - dynamic knowledge repository. ref SDS 0 ZT6Q This is reflected by
370421 - Eugene Kim's letter discussing goals for linking, reviewed on 000516.
370422 - ref SDS 15 VP5S
370424 - ..
370425 - Dynamic linking was cited as an SDS innovation in the record on 000403
370426 - analysing Jack Park's complaint that SDS claimed some kind of rights
370427 - to generic linking in computer software programs. ref SDS 13 4862
Precision Access Based on Situational Awareness Makes DKR Time Then
Chronology Time Then What Happened Drives Human Reasoning Chronolog 4
420501 - ..
420502 - Precision Access Based on Situational Awareness Makes DKR
420503 - Then What Happened Chronology Drives Human Reasoning
420504 - Chronology Drives Human Reasoning Then What Happened
420505 - Organic Structure Navigate Knowledge Space for Dynamic Linking
420508 - ..
420509 - Letter to Henry and circle of advocates continues...
420511 - 10. This requires dynamically defining and maintaining an organic
420512 - structure for navigating the repository based on context,
420513 - ref DIT 1 OM4I, explained in NWO for the scope of intelligence
420514 - support. ref OF 15 QR6J
420516 - ..
420517 - 11. Of course, accumulating a lot of experience in stories does not
420518 - yield useful history for lessons learned, discussed in NWO.
420519 - ref OF 13 4235 Human reasoning tends to make conclusions of
420520 - cause and effect based on chronology, ref DIT 1 8N4M, as in the
420521 - popular question...
420523 - Then what happened?
420525 - ...and further illustrated by the popular introduction to
420526 - children's stories....
420527 - ..
420528 - Once upon a time....
420530 - ....(see review of Jeremy's Campbell's book "The Improbable
420531 - Machine" on 900303. ref SDS 1 3016
420533 - ..
420534 - People yearn to have information presented through stories in
420535 - chronological order because time imparts causation, which can
420536 - be applied for decisions on future events with similar context,
420537 - i.e., planning. ref DIT 1 LN5I
420539 - ..
420540 - However, a dynamic repository of stories in chronological order
420541 - does not comprise useful "knowledge." People need precision
420542 - access based on situational awareness, ref OF 15 PX6J, that
420543 - "connects the dots" between stories from current events and
420544 - related history based on the context of objectives,
420545 - requirements, and commitments. (see NWO for the role of stories
420546 - to augment intelligence. ref OF 13 4235) A DKR that integrates
420547 - time and context augments intelligence for getting things done
420548 - on time, within budget and correctly to save lives, time, and
420549 - money, while further disclosing the secrets of nature, commonly
420550 - called "creativity." ref DIT 1 XN5O
Intelligence Applies Knowledge to Every Goal of Humanity Solve World
440401 - ..
440402 - Intelligence Applies Knowledge to Every Goal of Humanity
440405 - ..
440406 - Letter to Henry and circle of advocates continues...
440408 - 12. How can intelligence for getting things done creatively be
440409 - applied? ref DIT 1 XP7G
440411 - ..
440412 - 13. Eugene notes in his letter how a DKR can help plan future
440413 - professional events. Additional application to education,
440414 - government, business, health care, science, ref DIT 1 6Q7K, and
440415 - other areas driven by knowledge are listed in the record on
440416 - 020708. ref SDS 30 MZ6O
440418 - ..
440419 - 14. On 000120 Eric Armstrong and others discussed creating a DKR to
440420 - solve world problems. People posed the prospect of eliminating
440421 - poverty, war, pestilence, ignorance, decadence... ref DIT 1
440422 - QQ8I That may be. A DKR can further support daily routine
440423 - tasks described by Doug in his 1972 paper, which he cited on
440424 - 000327. ref SDS 12 3971
440426 - ..
440427 - 15. Perhaps learning to use a DKR for personal and organizational
440428 - "encyclopedia" for performing personal and organizational tasks
440429 - correctly that save lives, time, and money will lead toward
440430 - larger societal goals, as civilization takes another leap,
440431 - ref DIT 1 CR9H, noted by Doug Lenat, cited in Jack's letter on
440432 - 010622. ref SDS 25 N668
440434 - ..
440435 - 16. Seems like the ingredients are there for a successful open
440436 - source conference, and to launch Fleabyte again, giving a
440437 - strong voice for a brighter future. ref DIT 1 QR4F
Semiotics Knowledge Truth Correlated to Learning Peirce Cited Jack P
Learning Deeper than Refining Truth Knowledge Correlated to Peirce S
Fleabyte Professional Journal Jack Park at SRI Supports on Augmentin
5306 - 1412
530701 - ..
530702 - Memory Weak Link Working Intelligently Context Management Needed
530703 - Learning Deeper than Refining Truth of Knowledge Through Experience
530704 - Biology Human Memory Can Be Strengthened to Augment Intelligence
530705 - Jack Park Relies on Personal Innate Memory to Analyse Peirce Semiotics
530707 - Follow up ref SDS 39 W83F, ref SDS 38 W83F.
530709 - Received ref DRT 1 0001 from Jack Park responding to the letter to
530710 - Henry, shown above and speculating about Keeler's comments at SRI on
530711 - 000518, but noting the importance of context for interpreting
530712 - information, per above, ref SDS 0 ZT3S, and truth, while setting aside
530713 - issues of knowledge, though "truth" seems closely enough related to
530714 - accuracy to enable effective discourse.
530716 - ..
530717 - Jack says in his letter today...
530719 - 1. Someone once said: "We hold these truths to be self evident,
530720 - that all men are created equal..." ref DRT 1 0001
530722 - ..
530723 - 2. I think that Mary Keeler, in her references to Peirce, was
530724 - referring (if memory serves) to refinement in the *truths* we
530725 - behold. ref DRT 1 ZY6I If you wish to say that a truth is a
530726 - piece of knowledge, then that suits me fine. The issue that I
530727 - recall was being discussed had something to do with the grand
530728 - waltz that is always the seeking of ever-refined truths. That
530729 - waltz may satisfy the definitions of learning for some people.
530730 - I think the issue is much deeper than that.
530732 - ..
530733 - On 010411 Jack cited example of good memory. ref SDS 24 X34F
530735 - ..
530736 - Jack introduced Mary at SRI on 000518. ref SDS 16 8439 The record
530737 - mentions Mary's paper on Peirce philosophy of semiotic that defines a
530738 - theory of knowledge, ref SDS 16 3286, which was reviewed a few days
530739 - earlier on 000515, and cites her paper directly. ref SDS 14 5E6M At
530740 - that time, on 000515 review showed Keeler's paper on Peirce discussed
530741 - refining accuracy of truth through continued investigation.
530742 - ref SDS 14 7380
530744 - ..
530745 - Later, On 000729 Joe Ransdell reviewed "truth" needed for reliability
530746 - in relation to Communication Metrics supported by SDS. ref SDS 18 0005
530748 - ..
530749 - Further research shown below defines knowledge as "justified true
530750 - belief" (JTB).
Knowledge Define True Justified Belief Pilosophy Peirce Semiotic Th
700401 - ..
700402 - Knowledge Define Philosophy True Justified Belief
700403 - Peirce Philosophy Semiotic Theory of Knowledge True Justified Belief
700405 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews presents Professor Chad Mohler,
700406 - Truman State University, review on 031106, ref OF 2 0001, of a book
700407 - written by Jay Rosenberg...
700409 - ..
700410 - Thinking About Knowing
700411 - Oxford, 2002, 257 pages, ISBN 0199251339
700413 - http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=1303
700415 - ..
700416 - Rosenberg, and/or Mohler spell "Peirce," as shown in Mary Keeler's
700417 - paper reviewed on 000515, ref SDS 14 G235, as "Pierce." ref OF 2 5V46
700418 - Checking on the Internet shows Peirce seems to be correct. Therefore
700419 - this review uses Mohler's spelling of Pierce, and then returns to the
700420 - evidently correct spelling...
700422 - ..
700423 - Rosenberg describes Peirce's semiotic philosophy...
700425 - Having rejected true belief as the end of our cognitive
700426 - activity, Rosenberg puts in its place justified belief. Pierce
700427 - says science allows us to reach some stability in our
700428 - "matter-of-factual" (empirical) beliefs. In broad terms,
700429 - Pierce's account goes like this. Our perceptual experience
700430 - occasionally leads us to form judgments that are "dissonant"
700431 - with our previous expectations for that experience. That
700432 - dissonance leads to the creation in us of doubt about those
700433 - expectations, and that doubt is eliminated when we can
700434 - accommodate those judgments in an explanatory account that
700435 - explains not only our current experience but also future
700436 - experiences that we may come to have. The beliefs that come
700437 - about as the result of this abductive reasoning are justified
700438 - by that reasoning. Doubt is eliminated, and the so-justified
700439 - beliefs thereby enjoy relative stability (244). ref OF 2 5V46
700441 - ..
700442 - This seems a bit awkward relative to the general proposition that the
700443 - weight of evidence increases confidence understanding correlations of
700444 - cause and effect. Review on 000515 indicated Peirce held that
700445 - accuracy, i.e., truth, requires continual inquiry, as shown next.
700446 - ref SDS 0 QY9L
Justified True Belief JTB Knowledge Define Paper Analysis of Knowled
830401 - ..
830402 - Philosophy Knowledge Define Justified True Belief JTB
830403 - Justified True Belief JTB Knowledge Definition Philosophy
830404 - Knowledge Define Justified True Belief
830405 - Analysis of Knowledge Philosophy Evidence Information
830408 - Another excellent source presents definition of knowledge as
830409 - justified true belief...
830411 - Analysis of Knowledge (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
830413 - ..
830414 - The Analysis of Knowledge.............. ref OF 3 PPQV
830416 - ..
830417 - First published 010206 [substantive revision 060116].
830419 - http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/knowledge-analysis/#GET
830421 - ..
830422 - This paper seems to be work product of Stanford Philosophy Lab; and
830423 - further seems to be maintained by....
830425 - Matthias Steup
830426 - firstname.lastname@example.org
830428 - http://web.stcloudstate.edu/msteup/
830430 - ..
830431 - Department of Philosophy
830432 - Brown Hall 109
830433 - St.Cloud State University
830434 - 720 Fourth Avenue South
830435 - St.Cloud, MN 56301
830436 - Phone: 320-308-5373
830438 - ..
830439 - Steup says in part...
830441 - Knowledge is justified true belief.
830442 - ref OF 3 XS8N
830444 - ..
830445 - Seems to align with part of Peirce's semiotic philosophy, per above,
830446 - ref SDS 0 9X4G, although Perice is not cited in Steup's paper nor
830447 - listed in the biblography. ref OF 3 724V On 000716 philosophy
830448 - Professor Joseph Ransdell correlates "knowledge" to a process of
830449 - scientific inquiry that explains experience, permitting future
830450 - predictions. ref SDS 17 0785 Knowledge defined as justified true
830451 - belief (JTB) was cited by Jack Park in a letter on 000516. ref SDS 15
830452 - 4723 Similar explanation of knowledge from the field of philosophy
830453 - was reported on 991027. ref SDS 9 SL9G As noted below, Mary Keeler's
830454 - review of Peirce's semiotic philosophy relates accuracy of knowledge
830455 - based on experience. ref SDS 0 QY9L
830457 - ..
830458 - For some reason cannot correlate footnotes with 60 or so sources in
830459 - the bibliography. ref OF 3 724V
830461 - ..
830462 - Philosophy offers a practice of reflection for discovering theory and
830463 - principles that explain disparate events, and is applied in laws and
830464 - regulations, and in business standards and policies.
830466 - ..
830467 - Steup does a very good job applying reflective analysis presenting
830468 - opposing views, with examples that help people grasp subtle nuances in
830469 - philosophical study that are not often encountered, and so generally
830470 - are unfamiliar, for example...
830472 - ..
830473 - Knowledge requires a proposition to be "true", ref SDS 0 SF5K,
830474 - however, even though Newtonian physics, reviewed on 040312,
830475 - ref SDS 33 EL6J, is not entirely true, demonstrated by quantum
830476 - mechanics reviewed also on 040312, ref SDS 34 MN3N, Newtonian
830477 - physics still comprises useful "knowledge." ref OF 3 PW4I
830479 - ..
830480 - The author spends a lot of time explaining justification for "belief,"
830481 - including reliance on evidence. There seems less effort on testing
830482 - truth with evidence, suggesting knowledge is more a state of mind, and
830483 - a justified state of mind, rather than lucky guess. ref OF 3 988P
830485 - ..
830486 - Edmund Grettier presented a paper in 1963 that challenges the
830487 - definition that knowledge is justified true belief. ref OF 3 9934
830488 - This part of the analysis seems related to the problem of holding an
830489 - accurate belief without justification, i.e., a lucky guess.
830490 - ref OF 3 IB5N
830492 - ..
830493 - Case study on meaning of "knowledge," distinguished from "information,
830494 - reported on 020608, ref SDS 29 CC6J, cites philosophy perspective,
830495 - ref SDS 0 SF5K, grounding practice of "Knowledge Management" that
830496 - further correlates with cognitive science, reviewed 960518,
830497 - ref SDS 7 GS58, management practices on 000307, ref SDS 11 767G, and
830498 - physical science, reviewed on 040312, ref SDS 32 YH4G, to explain the
830499 - power of knowledge for predicting and controlling the future.
830501 - ..
830502 - Management science, cognitive science, philosphy, and physicial
830503 - science are synthesized into a unified theory of knowledge, explained
830504 - in POIMS. ref OF 6 0367
830506 - ..
830507 - Philosophical practice of reflection relying on evidence and
830508 - principles of inquiry to analyze truth and justification, ref SDS 0
830509 - SF5K, applies routinely in legal practice, most prominently in briefs
830510 - that formalize reasoning with factual presentation. Analysis with
830511 - written records improves accuracy and is aided by records management.
830512 - Tools help people discover, evaluate, and maintain "truth" and
830513 - "justification" for belief using precision access for traceability to
830514 - original sources on alignment, commonly called an "audit trail,"
830515 - reported on 950721. ref SDS 5 1740 "Justification" fits Peirce's
830516 - model of accuracy continually refined with evidence. ref SDS 0 764H
830517 - These capabilities extend the long standing practice of records
830518 - management for documentation that justifies a new practice of
830519 - knowledge management, under the definition common to philosophy for
830520 - "knowledge." ref SDS 0 SF5K
830522 - ..
830523 - Steup's paper reviewed today, as shown above, ref SDS 0 WU7N, and
830524 - others do not seem to deal directly with "knowledge" in relation to
830525 - chronology, context, and connection, which seem like inherently
830526 - cognitive processes for defining knowledge in terms of "causation,"
830527 - cited in POIMS, ref OF 6 0367, and noted previously on 000516.
830528 - ref SDS 15 1P6J Neither is there an effort to distinguish information
830529 - from knowledge, nor to address time; except, Peirce relies on the
830530 - irreversability of time as a factor causation, reviewed on 000515.
830531 - ref SDS 14 2156
830533 - ..
830534 - Mary's paper says in part referring to Peirce...
830536 - He was convinced, through his professional work as a scientist,
830537 - that absolute accuracy is unattainable, and his pragmatism
830538 - regards truth as a limit successively approached by
830539 - increasingly refined investigations, which depend on
830540 - communication among collaborating investigators. ref OF 1 7553
830542 - ..
830543 - "Self-criticism can never be perfectly thorough for the last
830544 - act of criticism is always itself open to criticism. But as
830545 - long as we remain disposed to self-criticism and to further
830546 - inquiry, we have in this disposition an assurance that if the
830547 - truth of any question can ever be got at, we shall eventually
830548 - get at it." (CSP-MS 831; 1900), ref OF 1 0837
830550 - ..
830551 - Peirce developed his theory of experience (semiotic) to explain
830552 - how self-critical conduct (learning by experience) is possible,
830553 - as a context for generalizing logic: "Logic, in its general
830554 - sense, is, as I believe I have shown, only another name for
830555 - semiotic" (MS 798; CP 2.227--1896). ref OF 1 6400
830557 - ..
830558 - Knowledge, to be both vital and viable, must evolve from the
830559 - progressive resolution of the diversity of our individual
830560 - experiences of the world in the continuity of collective
830561 - inquiry, by means of communication. His semiotic examines the
830562 - esthetic, ethical, and logical basis of the self- critical
830563 - control necessary for collective experience to progress
830564 - effectively. ref OF 1 4209
830566 - ..
830567 - Mary seems to correlate "truth" with learning from experience, and
830568 - further correlates learning with knowledge, which per se does not
830569 - distinguish truth from knowledge, but indeed seems to that knowledge
830570 - evolves from continual learning, and that truth is part of this mix.
830572 - ..
830573 - The objective of the expression that learning is deeper than refining
830574 - truth is unclear?
830576 - ..
830577 - How does this relate to Peirce's semiotic theory of knowledge, per
830578 - Joe's analysis on 000729? ref SDS 18 0005
830580 - ..
830581 - Would help for Jack to give some examples of how the "grand waltz" he
830582 - cites is carried out, ref SDS 0 EH6U, by whom, and to what ends in
830583 - order to understand the meaning of this phrase.
830585 - ..
830586 - Jack continues...
830588 - 3. On the surface, with some notable exceptions on this planet, I
830589 - think that most people would agree with the notion that all men
830590 - are, indeed, created equal. Factor women into the term "men"
830591 - and you get lots more in agreement, with a lot of grumbling, I
830592 - suppose. ref DRT 1 GI7I Nevertheless, I also suspect that it
830593 - depends on where your hyperscope has its "zoom" dial set as to
830594 - whether you actually see equality among men. Certainly, at the
830595 - genetic level, the only equality among men would be limited to
830596 - the fact that all do posess genes. Inside that reference frame,
830597 - equality ends and the original (larger) truth is now suspect.
830599 - ..
830600 - 4. That is all to say: it depends on context. ref DRT 1 NI8J
830602 - ..
830603 - Jack can provide a few examples how his analysis of context applies to
830604 - the letter above on using a DKR for daily work, in addition to
830605 - planning a seminar on a DKR. ref SDS 0 ZT6P
830607 - ..
830608 - In Jack's example context applies to "equality of men" with respect to
830609 - treatment under the law. He begins the inquiry observing that
830610 - "someone once said," which is critical to assess context. Jefferson
830611 - wrote the declaration of independence as a political document, not a
830612 - statement of biology. So, he might say that while there are many
830613 - biological differences between individuals, a body politic is designed
830614 - to grant certain rights uniformly, and in this sense there is to be
830615 - equal treatment, thus, the blindfolded statue of justice.
POIMS Context Morphed from the Future of Fleabyte Fleabyte Aided by
Park SDS Slick Causal Relational Thinking
Park SDS Demonstrates Proof of Concept DKR, 000426
Park Wants Knowledge Space Developed by SDS, 000503
Park SDS Provides Critical Requirements for KM, 000504
Park SDS Implements DKR Scholarly Argument
SDS Experience Upmteen Years Doing KM Guides Development KM, OHS Too
Amazing SDS Support KM, Jack Park
Park Jack SDS Integrates Time Subjects into Structure Necessary for
Context Management Endorse SDS Organizational Memory Context SDS Can
Gracefull Transistion to New Way Working Oxymoron People Wary Seek R
A31401 - ..
A31402 - POIMS Context Morphed from the Future of Fleabyte
A31403 - Fleabyte Aided by POIMS Jack Objects Lack of Open Source
A31406 - Jack continues...
A31408 - 5. Now, context, it seems to me, is what POIMS and a full-monty
A31409 - OHS is all about. In this thread, well, the original thread
A31410 - that Henry started, the context was originally framed around
A31411 - the once and future Fleabyte. Now, the context has morphed to
A31412 - the once and future POIMS. ref DRT 1 TI8M
A31415 - ..
A31416 - On 010221 Jack described SDS as a "content" generator. ref SDS 23 GY6W
A31418 - ..
A31419 - Jack's support today for POIMS requirements to construct, maintain,
A31420 - and manage context aligns with Eric Armstrong's letter to Jack and the
A31421 - OHS/DKR team on discovering SDS enables amazing memory with mechanisms
A31422 - that obviously work, reported on 010916. ref SDS 26 PG6J Since this
A31423 - has been known for 4 - 5 years, together with Eric's report on 010916
A31424 - that finding information with other tools is too hard, ref SDS 27
A31425 - KA6H, and further noting that this failure paralyzes productivity,
A31426 - cited by Eric to the group on 011003.
A31428 - ..
A31429 - It would be helpful for Jack to cite language in POIMS, and examples
A31430 - from the record that implement the language, and this would
A31431 - demonstrate commitment to improving information technology. He is
A31432 - further correct that context management would add value to an OHS
A31433 - technology, when it is developed.
A31435 - [On 050116 Henry asks Jack about implementing plans in Jack's
A31436 - book on XML Topic Maps. ref SDS 41 0001
A31438 - ..
A31439 - Jack's support today for SDS capabilities on context management aligns
A31440 - with Jack's letter on 001130 reporting to the same people that the SDS
A31441 - has the correct design for the structure of knowledge, and the SDS
A31442 - user interface makes the structure of knowledge useful to people.
A31443 - ref SDS 22 H17O
A31445 - ..
A31446 - Jack is correct that Henry began this discussion seeking advice and
A31447 - support for the future of Fleabyte. Jack seems on less solid ground
A31448 - complaining that correspondence has "morphed" to the future of POIMS.
A31449 - ref SDS 0 EI4X Nothing in the record says anything about POIMS,
A31450 - except to the extent that Jack includes this term in his letter today.
A31451 - There are references to ideas in POIMS that may contribute to the
A31452 - future of Fleabyte for writing journalistic content. In the meantime,
A31453 - useful and effective analysis requires quoting from the record
A31454 - discussion on the "future of POIMS."
A31456 - [On 050116 letter explaining the willfully blind silence the voice
A31457 - of advance. ref SDS 42 WP3V
A31459 - ..
A31460 - Discussion of SDS and POIMS requirments for advancing from information
A31461 - to a culture of knowledge fits Fleabyte's goals to promote augmented
A31462 - thinking. ref OF 6 0367
A31464 - ..
A31465 - Jack continues....
A31467 - 6. Maybe there's a fit. Were POIMS open sourced, I suspect it
A31468 - could be applied to Fleabyte. Until then, given Henry's
A31469 - fairly-specific inquiry, it's not clear that discussion of
A31470 - POIMS aids in the resolution of those truths entailed in the
A31471 - future of Fleabyte. The rather lucid recall which POIMS
A31472 - facilitates is always fun to read, however. ref DRT 1 4J9I
A31474 - ..
A31475 - Jack should explain why theories on....
A31477 - good management
A31478 - bad management
A31479 - alphabet technology
A31480 - literacy
A31481 - knowledge
A31482 - intelligence
A31483 - organic structure
A31484 - context
A31485 - meaning drift
A31486 - span of attention
A31487 - analysis
A31488 - alignment
A31489 - summary
A31490 - feedback
A31491 - communication
A31492 - metrics
A31493 - productivity
A31495 - ...discussed in POIMS cannot be usefully discussed in Fleabyte or by
A31496 - anyone seeking to advance from information to a culture of knowledge,
A31497 - including developing a DKR?
A31501 - ..
A318 - 1547
A31901 - Submitted ref DIT 2 0001 responding to Jack's letter focusing on the
A31902 - importance of context, and noting this can be analysed with an article
A31903 - in Fleabyte and other responsible publications.
A31905 - 1. Jack offers powerful insight in his letter today on the role of
A31906 - context, ref SDS 0 MO7M, in knowledge formation, ref DIT 2
A31907 - 0001, leading to the notion of context management (see NWO,
A31908 - ref OF 9 QR6J), which further relates to the organic structure
A31909 - of taxonomy, epistemology, ontology, and the rest. (see NWO,
A31910 - ref OF 15 VZ9I) This seems like a good theme for civic
A31911 - journalism that aims to champion Doug's ideas on an ABC
A31912 - intelligence cycle for continual learning, mentioned in Henry's
A31913 - letter on 050112, asking for ideas on launching his online
A31914 - journal, Fleabyte. ref SDS 39 OE9N
Context Pandora's Box Complexity Cannot Remember Garage Door Closed
People Pay a Price that is Saved Using SDS to Avoid Meaning Drift fr
POIMS Context Morphed from the Future of Fleabyte Fleabyte Aided by
AL0601 - ..
AL0602 - Garage Door Closed Cannot Remember 30 Seconds Ago
AL0603 - Memory Fallible Cannot Remember if Garage Door is Closed
AL0605 - 2. For example, I seem to recall that Jack pointed out in his
AL0606 - letter on 000221 that a "Pandora's Box" of complexity makes
AL0607 - context very difficult to manage with a formal ontology,
AL0608 - ref SDS 10 3248, primarily because, as Jack further notes today,
AL0609 - it is hard to accurately remember what was said in a letter 4
AL0610 - or 5 years ago, ref SDS 0 EH6U, let alone the context that
AL0611 - drives connections for correlations, implications and nuance
AL0612 - relative to objectives, requirements and commitments.
AL0613 - ref DIT 2 PQ7J Grove at Intel makes a similar point, reviewed
AL0614 - on 980307, pointing out that mental maps are awfully forgiving
AL0615 - of error. ref SDS 8 3668 Clearly, we have to be careful
AL0616 - reasoning from a fallible base, as Jack cautions today.
AL0618 - ..
AL0619 - Gosh, when Millie and I leave the house going to the store, to
AL0620 - Lafayette Park for a walk, or whatever, we cannot remember if
AL0621 - we closed the garage door 30 seconds ago, and often have to
AL0622 - circle back to make sure. So Jack does a great service today
AL0623 - reminding about the fallibility of memory in human knowledge.
AL0624 - On 900319 a professional journal reported that memory drives
AL0625 - human reasoning, adding urgency to the importance of accuracy
AL0626 - that ultimately guides conduct. ref SDS 2 0005
AL0628 - ..
AL0629 - 3. This then seems like a useful subject for an online journal,
AL0630 - like Fleabyte, to take up, assuming I have remembered
AL0631 - correctly, as Jack notes. Another subject Fleabyte might
AL0632 - consider is what can be done to strengthen the fungibility of
AL0633 - mentalease in the face of increased pressures to wing it and
AL0634 - rely on human memory rather than check the record of
AL0635 - organizational memory. Where might we turn for clues on
AL0636 - augmenting intelligence in order to implement the ABC process?
AL0637 - ref DIT 2 1R4J
Doctor Cannot Remember Reasons for Medication Asks Patient Degrees A
Command Control SDS Expand Span of Attention Organizational Memory F
Technology Improvements Planned to Solve Communication Problems with
BD0601 - ..
BD0602 - Doctor Cannot Remember Reasons for Medication Asks Patient
BD0603 - Degrees Awards False Promise Competence Nobody Can Remember
BD0604 - Patient Cannot Rely on Degrees Awards for Organizational Memory
BD0605 - Bumbling Endemic Medical Management Organizational Memory Fails
BD0607 - Follow up ref SDS 37 XQ84.
BD0609 - 4. A few weeks ago I was reminded of this concern at the doctor's
BD0610 - office. This occurred at a hospital which reliable sources
BD0611 - report is a leading light in the advance of Knowledge
BD0612 - Management (KM), so naturally we felt in good hands.
BD0613 - ref DIT 2 ER5J
BD0615 - ..
BD0616 - 5. Many professional certificates adorn walls in the examination
BD0617 - room, conveying competence and dedication to "truth," as Jack
BD0618 - describes today in his letter, shown below. ref DIT 2 QR6F
BD0619 - Similarly, many award notices are hung in the halls of the
BD0620 - hospital reminding of excellence in medical practice. So, it
BD0621 - was quite a surprise on 041230, when the doctor looked up after
BD0622 - spending 5 minutes or so looking at the computer, and another 5
BD0623 - minutes looking through the pile of papers in the medical
BD0624 - chart, to suddenly ask the patient when a particular medication
BD0625 - was begun, and further why it was stopped, since this fact
BD0626 - could not be found in the official records. ref SDS 37 XQ84
BD0627 - This underscores the extent to which people rely on human
BD0628 - memory for decisions that impact life and earnings. So, Jack
BD0629 - is correct, it is great fun and very helpful looking through a
BD0630 - record organized by context that leverages the power of memory
BD0631 - based on situational awareness.
BD0633 - [On 050118 Henry comments on personal medical issues.
BD0634 - ref SDS 43 8H35
BD0636 - ..
BD0637 - 6. Personal and organizational integrated memory and management
BD0638 - have proven effective for many years in health care,
BD0639 - government, business, and for continual learning that advances
BD0640 - the ball on open source and work of any kind. ref DIT 2 MV3M
BD0641 - This therefore makes a good topic for a professional event, and
BD0642 - for a professional journal, as Henry plans the future of
BD0643 - Fleabyte, assuming I have remembered correctly.
POIMS Organizational Memory Similar to Editorial Memory Henry Van Ey
BI04 - 1822
BI0501 - ..
BI0502 - POIMS Organizational Memory Similar to Editorial Memory
BI0504 - Received ref DRT 2 0001 from Henry answering letters above from Jack
BI0505 - and Rod, saying...
BI0507 - 1. Dear Rod and Jack,
BI0509 - ..
BI0510 - 2. Yours are two keen posts.
BI0512 - ..
BI0513 - 3. First off, I continue to be impressed by Rod's POIMS-aided
BI0514 - ability to quickly bring various components of a subject
BI0515 - together regardless of times lapsed. This does not mean that I
BI0516 - perceive POIMS as THE solution to working Fleabyte, but in the
BI0517 - sense that it provides "organizational memory" (which I
BI0518 - translate to "editorial memory") it appears to be a very useful
BI0519 - tool indeed. Only thing I am still scared of at this point is
BI0520 - the learning curve for the simple reason that there are other
BI0521 - learning curves to climb as well. But I am being subjective and
BI0522 - that is why Fleabyte needs to have an R&D arm, to look at
BI0523 - augmentation tools (including those of the Master - Doug
BI0524 - himself) in terms of, both, what Fleabyte is trying to do as
BI0525 - well as in terms of augmenting personal and group intellect in
BI0526 - a process of lifelong learning.
BI0528 - ..
BI0529 - Henry's favorable comments today align with Henry's letter on 050110
BI0530 - citing SDS support for organizational memory. ref SDS 38 US4Y Earlier
BI0531 - on 000926, ref SDS 19 IP7F, wrote a letter commending SDS, and this
BI0532 - led to seeing a demonstration on 001105. ref SDS 20 8352
BI0534 - ..
BI0535 - On 001126, Henry further commended SDS to the same people ref SDS 21
BI0536 - K16L, he notified today, and at that time, the team decided to ignore
BI0537 - the opportunity to learn Knowledge Management, noted in Eugene's
BI0538 - letter at that time. ref SDS 21 T63N
BI0540 - ..
BI0541 - Henry continues...
BI0543 - 4. Our work involves more than tapping into information gathered
BI0544 - from different places at different times. It also calls for
BI0545 - integration of even very disparate pieces of information. Here
BI0546 - is the interplay of experts and generalists of paramount
BI0547 - importance. Much of such interplay is already provided by
BI0548 - popular scientific literature, those books that give an
BI0549 - overview and interpretation based on extensive sources. Much of
BI0550 - our work would be to take those kind of books as sources for
BI0551 - even wider vistas.
BI0553 - ..
BI0554 - 5. Let me give a simple example. Paul Seabright's "The Company of
BI0555 - Strangers: A natural History of Economic Life" celebrates how
BI0556 - human beings have evolved from a murderous lot into a far more
BI0557 - decent humanity (with still a long way to go). A key role is
BI0558 - played by trading goods and services. Not much is said about
BI0559 - the fact that every thing we purchase begins with some
BI0560 - degradation of the environment.
BI0562 - ..
BI0563 - 6. And now we have a piece of work by Jared Diamond, "Collapse:
BI0564 - How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed." To epitomize its
BI0565 - contents, a comparison is made between the Dominican Republic
BI0566 - and Haiti, two countries that share one island, Hispanolia.
BI0567 - Haiti was the wealthier of the two not so long ago, but the
BI0568 - upshot is that now the Dominican Republic is lush with forests
BI0569 - whereas Haiti has been utterly degraded. Last year, torrential
BI0570 - rains proved catastrophic for Haiti whereas the Dominican
BI0571 - Republic suffered no such consequences. Common wisdom has it
BI0572 - that Haiti merely suffers from political and ethnic problems,
BI0573 - but there is more to it. (I haven't read Diamond's book yet; I
BI0574 - am writing here from a detailed review of his work by one who
BI0575 - focused on similar situations as Diamond did.) "One of the
BI0576 - strengths of Diamond's bok is that he explores the
BI0577 - environmental context of social chaos, arguing that in Haiti
BI0578 - and Rwanda the collapse of civilization is already taking place
BI0579 - before our eyes."
BI0581 - ..
BI0582 - 7. "If globalization's great dream of bringing prosperity to all
BI0583 - should ever come true, the worldwide impact would multiply by
BI0584 - twelve, even at present population levels.... No one at the UN
BI0585 - or in First World governments is willing to acknowledge the
BI0586 - dream's impossibility.... The notion that growth can be
BI0587 - boundless is clearly the Big Lie of our times."
BI0589 - ..
BI0590 - 8. I just read the review this afternoon. This morning I ran into
BI0591 - an article about a report the Millennium Project is about to
BI0592 - present to Kofi Annan. It is about drastically cutting down on
BI0593 - poverty. I haven't read that report, but this as well as other
BI0594 - reports on the feasibility of worldwide progress need to be
BI0595 - seen in the context of such observations as made by Diamond.
BI0597 - ..
BI0598 - 9. What I am illustrating here is that although POIMS looks like a
BI0599 - very useful tool, I don't believe it is the end-all. Our
BI0600 - objective is good, increasingly integrative evaluation of where
BI0601 - humanity is at, PLUS good thinking about how we get this to be
BI0602 - understood by every member of the electorate in democratic
BI0603 - societies, which puts in the domain of lifelong civics
BI0604 - education. (One article I hope to attract is about varieties of
BI0605 - democracy. As an aside to Jack, who has met my grandson Eric,
BI0606 - Eric is completing his undergraduate year in political science
BI0607 - with a minor in economics; he hopes to follow through with
BI0608 - Law.)
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