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Emergent day to you. 2010-04-22 is my knowmad birthday. Think I understood the word. More to emerge.
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    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
    A year has passed since I passed my own test for being a knowmad. Like many, I have acquired a scattered digital identity. Was just piecing together a few of the links to my digital presence at http://about.me/cocreatr When I added the link to spacecollective, it reminded me I have not posted here for a long time. And I want to thank you all. So there.



    Occasionally I google myself, no, sorry, the self is not googleable. I google my pen name, nah, the products of the pen or typewriter at best are not googleable either. Once again, occasionally I google my pseudonym (yess, that word works) and here are the current results. (Click at your own risk, I hope it's all about me and all good. ;-) Probing my niche here, image courtesy of Ebon Fisher.




    Update 2011-05-12:
    Image of a concept map that reflects aspects of knowmadism



    End of update.


    What is a better digital knowmad equivalent word for name, pen name, pseudonym?
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    Cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet, a study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested.

    Quoting Professor Rosalie David, at the Faculty of Life Sciences, and Professor Michael Zimmerman, a visiting Professor at the KNH Centre, who is based at the Villanova University in the US.

    Video narration 2:45. Text-to-voice courtesy of Xtranormal..




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    A copy of the paper ‘Cancer: an old disease, a new disease or something in between?’ is available at http://www.nature.com/nrc/journal/v10/n10/full/nrc2914.html

    Source text http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/news/display/?id=6243
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    Models vs. Patterns by Monica Anderson

    Grasping how things are. Why understanding comes first, before reasoning, and what role pattern matching plays.

    The most common question in the Q&A after my Model Free Methods talk was "Aren't those Holistic Patterns really a kind of Models?" In order to clarify this issue I created this presentation. I also talk about Reductionist and Holistic approaches to aiming a cannon.


    See also the whitepaper by Monica Anderson A Radical Approach to Understanding Text (pdf download).
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    Categories: future, data, polytopia, learning, artificial intuition
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