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Human-Machine Symbiosis for Data Interpretation – Dave Snowden

Off to University College London yesterday afternoon to see Dave Snowden’s presentation for The International Society for Knowledge Organisation. This amounted to Dave’s Introduction to Complexity lecture, which I’ve now seen three times in the last six months, so perhaps it’s time to delve a bit deeper into the material. Nonetheless, it was an enjoyable afternoon and I found it interesting to hear the reactions … Continue reading Human-Machine Symbiosis for Data Interpretation – Dave Snowden »

Imprinting failure to succeed

“When Arthur had been a boy at school, long before the Earth had been demolished, he had used to play football. He had not been at all good at it, and his particular speciality had been scoring own goals in important matches. Whenever this happened he used to experience a peculiar tingling round the back of his neck that would slowly creep up across his … Continue reading Imprinting failure to succeed »

Cognitive Edge accreditation – Day 2

Day two and I am on schedule, catching the 6:42am train and settling down with an episode of “Cold Case”. The journey is trouble-free and I collect a coffee en route to the London Wetlands Centre which looks cheerier under blue skies. Social Network Stimulation The morning session begins with some commentary on natural numbers – 5 (7 +/- 2) the number of items you … Continue reading Cognitive Edge accreditation – Day 2 »