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knowledge : the sum of what is known : the body of truth, information, and principles acquired by humankind (Knowledge, 2015) [1] Webster Oxford Free OneLook Word Reference Urban Visuwords
Knowledge is a familiarity with someone or something, that can include descriptions, facts, information, and/or skills acquired through experience or education. It can refer to both the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. It can be implicit (as with practical skill or expertise) or explicit (as with the theoretical understanding of a subject); and it can be more or less formal or systematic. In philosophy, the study of knowledge is called epistemology, and the philosopher Plato famously defined knowledge as "justified true belief." There is however no single agreed upon definition of knowledge, and there are numerous theories to explain it. (Knowledge, 2015) [2]blank.gif Wikipedia
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Where is the Life we have lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
--T.S. Eliot, The Rock (1934) [3]

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How to Get Knowledge


What is Knowledge Integration?



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Resources


These are links to resources organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. more...

Type

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thesaurus

Roget's Thesaurus Merriam-Webster Visuwords
encyclopedia

Britannica Wikipedia
classification

Indexing languages and knowledge organization (Claudio Gnoli)
outline

Outline of Knowledge (Wikipedia)
directory

Dewey 001 Knowledge, humanities and research (BUBL LINK) DMOZ
search

WolframAlpha DuckDuckGo
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creativity

Innovations Report
application

Towards Telesophy: Federating All the World' s Knowledge

entrepreneurship

Indiegogo
product

shop Amazon eBay gift Zazzle
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history

History of Knowledge (Piero Scaruffi)
The Geography of Knowledge in Assyria and Babylonia: A Diachronic Analysis of Four Scholarly Libraries (University of Cambridge)
A Social History of Knowledge: From Gutenberg to Diderot (Burke, P., 2000) [4]
timeline

Timeline of Human Evolution, Knowledge and Culture
museum

Knowledge and Learning (The British Museum) Museum of Knowledge, Corbusier’s dream project that failed (The Tribute of India)
archive

Internet Archive
finding aid

Library of Congress Finding Aids
library

WorldCat (OAIster) Library of Congress
UPenn Online Books Open Library
World Digital Library (UNESCO & Library of Congress) Hathi Trust
book

ISBNdb Google Books
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curricula

International Baccalaureate (IB)
course

MIT IAP 2000 Knowledge Systems 101: From Alexandria to Hitchhiker's Guide (Hopper) Open Education Consortium
test

Final Exam Questions Cheat Sheet
More Final Exam Questions
Quiz on Knowledge (Fun Trivia)
quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s
list

Ranker
event

Conference Alerts Worldwide (Conal) Meetup.com
blog

WordPress
news

NPR Archives Google News
article

Google Scholar
government

USA.gov
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toy

Amazon Toys
game

Game of Knowledge (Amazon)
arts

Defining Knowledge Art
poem

The Rock, T. S. Eliot
OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Theory


epistemology : the study or a theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity (epistemology, 2015) [5]blank.gifWebster | Free | OneLook | Visuwords

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Theory of Knowledge (Encyclopaedia Britannica)

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Theory of Knowledge is a course in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. (Theory of Knowledge, 2015) [6]blank.gif Wikipedia

What is Theory of Knowledge?


Theory of Knowledge (Bertrand Russell, Encyclopaedia Britannica)
Theory of knowledge (International Baccalaureate)
Theory of Knowledge IB course (Wikipedia)
Theory of Knowledge (Wikibook)
Teaching Theory of Knowledge (Marjorie Clay, Editor)
1986 NEH Summer Institute on Theory of Knowledge, Council for Philosophical Studies

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Management


knowledge management : a range of practices used to identify, create, represent, distribute and enable adoption of insights and experiences. Such insights and experiences comprise knowledge, either embodied in individuals or embedded in organisational processes or practice (Knowledge Management, 2015) [7]blank.gifWikipedia
"Broadly, knowledge management is a system or process for sharing insights, experiences and information collaboratively to create value. Institutions use various methods for handling) storing, categorizing) information in its myriad forms, formats and versions. This information is organized so that it is easily accessible and builds the myriad forms, formats and versions. This information is organized so that it is easily accessible and builds the institutional knowledge base of a particular group. Normally, such knowledge management systems focus on both explicit information (electronic and physical documents) and implicit information (experience and expertise of people)." Knowledge management: Processes and technologies (Rollett, H., 2003)[8]

Data, information & knowledge management (Nick Milton, Knoco.com)


The knowledge creating company: How Japanese companies create the dynamics of innovation (Nonaka, I. & Takeuchi, H., 1995) [9]
Knowledge management [Special section on knowledge management] (Colby, Durham, & Liberman (Eds.), 2002, August/September) [10]

Knowledge Management (WWW Virtual Library)
Knowledge Management World
Knowledge Management (dmoz Directory)

A provisional knowledge management taxonomy (Sutton, M. J. D., 2001) [11]
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Industry


knowledge industry : organizations that mainly deal with information or developing information technology (Knowledge industry, 2015) [12]blank.gifMacMillan
Clark Kerr: Knowledge Industry


Education: The Knowledge Industry (Time)
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Economy


Knowledge economy is a term that refers either to an economy of knowledge focused on the production and management of knowledge in the frame of economic constraints, or to a knowledge-based economy. In the second meaning, more frequently used, it refers to the use of knowledge technologies (such as knowledge engineering and knowledge management) to produce economic benefits as well as job creation. The phrase was popularized by Peter Drucker as the title of Chapter 12 in his book The age of discontinuity ((Drucker, 1968) [13] , And, with a footnote in the text, Drucker attributes the phrase to economist Fritz Machlup. Wikipedia
The Knowledge Economy


Creating a Knowledge Economy


Killer Application - 'The Knowledge Economy'


Reflections on Innovation in the Knowledge Economy


The frontiers of management: Where tomorrow's decisions are being shaped today (Drucker, 1954) [14]

The age of discontinuity: Guidelines to our changing society (Drucker, 1968) [15]

The coming of post-industrial society (Bell, 1976) [16]

The Knowledge Economy (Powell, W. W. & Snellman, K., 2004) [17]

Fun


CrashCourse (YouTube Channel)


More Crash Course on YouTube...

Mental Floss (YouTube Channel)


More Mental Floss on YouTube...

Music


History of Everything Live At Red Rocks (Barenaked Ladies)


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