Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/16/2005

October 16, 2005

Reflections "Awakening Faith in an Alternative Future" by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers. Drawn from the introductory chapters of Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future

Hype Cycle - Gartner Group Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, assessing the maturity, impact and adoption speed of 44 technologies and trends over the coming decade. What is a hype cycle? 'Folksonomy' Carries Classifieds Beyond SWF and 'For Sale' - New York Times NETWORKING sites on the Web started as online personal ads, and most are still built around the desire to meet people. But there is a new, rapidly growing generation of networking sites built around purposes, not people. Meet the Life Hackers: The science of interruptions - New York Times Information is no longer a scarce resource - attention is. David Rose, a Cambridge, Mass.-based expert on computer interfaces, likes to point out that 20 years ago, an office worker had only two types of communication technology: a phone, which required an instant answer, and postal mail, which took days. "Now we have dozens of possibilities between those poles," Rose says. Science is not body of knowledge - Sun-Sentinel Contrary to what some think, science is not a body of knowledge. Science is a method. Religion, on the other hand, is a body of knowledge.

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