KM thought leader Joe Firestone recently posted a message that supports my recent rants on the need for definitions in KM before meaningful conversation can occur. His point is KM cannot be captured by a definition, and I disagree, but it’s all part of an ongoing dialogue that we should be having.
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Superstring theory describes a universe made of strings of vibrating particles and delicate membranes. While not yet proven, it unites general relativity and quantum mechanics, and may unite all the four forces of nature. Proving string theory may also confirm the existence of alternate dimensions. Thank you NOVA for The Elegant Universe: the 11th Dimension. Highly recommended viewing.
Internal links that were broken are now fixed, and the site should work properly.
Spam is a four-letter word!
Part 2 of my risky look at a wild and wonderful way of working! This part describes the 3D interactive environment that could change everything about online learning and knowledge management.
Looking ahead is always fun, wrong, fascinating and ridiculous, but I’m going to give it a try anyway. Here’s my own vision of a wild and wonderful place to work 10 years from now…assuming there are still such things as corporations and we don’t all work from home! If you’ve been wondering what an immersive learning/knowledge management system might look like, read this!
The fact that we are still struggling with explaining KM is a testimony to the complexity of something that seems on the surface to be so simple. In order to simplify it, since most of us can’t agree on a definition, we use metaphors when describing it to co-workers or customers or funding managers. Here are a few.