Reading Response to: “The Work of Knowledge”

SHARED KNOWLEDGE. "Discussing differences while standing on a shared ground, we work towards understanding." Philosophers are lonely thinkers.  Through conversations things that we know are not "interesting to talk about." In a conversation our thoughts are released less edited, versus the philosopher's paper that is well thought through. "Paper drives thought into our head" while …

Class work: lecture notes on Social Knowing, etc.

Examining an academic database social knowing publish then filter lab exercise Books we think of being static, concrete tangible things we get answers.  But over time, books are a slower conversation or a forum on the topic, then today's blogs, and forums. Information cloud-editor-publisher-distribute-consumer. information cloud-users as editors - communities - users as users The …

Reading Response to: “Social Knowing”

Weinberger, David. 2008. Everything is miscellaneous: The power of the new digital disorder. New York: Holt. (Amazon) His Twitter account: twitter.com/dweinberger In a first few paragraphs David Weinberger introduces a social royalty of the highly hierarchical order - the his/her majesty the Editor.  Ultimately editors decide what to put together and how to organize it.  …