Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

LinkLog: Layered Intelligence and Semantic Search

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In Information to Intelligence, I mentioned a process of progressive discovery of actionable intelligence from information streams. Our approach was to filter information based on relevance to your organization/business at every step of a multi-step process. Today while going through some material on Semantic Web, I came across this nice presentation from We Know It.  […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Reflections: How Much Knowledge Do You Need?

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I was listening to the Tech Nation Podcast where Moira interviews Chris Mooney, the author of  Unscientific America. The book deals with a fascinating topic – How Science illiteracy threatens our future. In the interview they discuss a variety of topics including: Minimalist Science What the average citizen needs to know Impact of Science on […]

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Consult or Contract? Notes from John Carter’s Podcast

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A couple of days ago, I heard John Carter’s Fire Your Boss and Start Consulting. I loved his simple style and great insights about the consulting business. A few jots from the podcast. Happiness  is the difference between perception and reality (I guess in consulting, but may apply to life as well) Give you prospect […]

Emerging Technologies

Gleaning Sentiments from Search Trends

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We have been enjoying the benefits of Google Search and Google Trends. Once in a while, Google comes up with some interesting tools that gives us a peek at what you can do by tracking search trends. A search provides some insight into interests and sentiments. By tracking a large number of searches and identifying […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Information to Intelligence

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Inspired by “The Back of the Napkin” visual thinking model, I was trying to describe what we (are trying to) do, in a single diagram. I came up with this: Here are a few questions to think about: How do you find relevant sources of information? How do you track it consistently? How do you […]