Archives for March 2005

Urge people to blog?

Here is yet another teacher’s account describing his efforts to involve people in blog discussions, to balance participation, “to activate the long tail”. I think, when people are urged or even mandated to blog, the novel phenomenon is thoroughly misrecognized. Read more…

25 March 2005 | Cognitive Styles | No Comments

Radial, incremental, revisable

Last week I learned about a cognitive styles difference that I had not known before: “Radial” vs. “Cartesian” (M2M). While the latter is more absolutely oriented, the former focusses on relative, incremental, change. The incremental, preliminary characteristics, the revisability and rearrangeability is very important for me. Read more…

18 March 2005 | Cognitive Styles | No Comments

Desktop usage habits

I have described now quite a lot of my tool-using habits, but have yet to conclude this by covering the basic desktop usage. More…

13 March 2005 | PIM | No Comments

Paper usage habits

Many bloggers described their use cases where they prefer paper and pencil to keyboard and mouse. I often use a primitive tool that emulates paper’s immediacy affordance best. More…

13 March 2005 | PIM | No Comments

Data, Information, Knowledge

Many bloggers have discussed the difference of “data”, “information”, and “knowledge”. Here is my attempt …

12 March 2005 | Knowledge management | No Comments

My unsufficient cognitive tools

Description of a visualization technique usage scenario which could be much more effective with improved tools. Read more…

11 March 2005 | Visualization | No Comments

Tree structures with creative appeal

D. Grey explains concept maps vs. mind maps and shows examples. As often, I find the mind map more appealing and creatively stimulating than the other example, although it is a restricted tree structure. Why is that? I experimented with several versions and considered the Boettger distance. Read more …

5 March 2005 | Visualization | No Comments

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