Knowledge Management

Kickstarter is dead, long live… who? & how?

Last year, Kickstarter, concerned about the public thinking they were a shop, made some changes. http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/27/technology/startups/kickstarter-products/index.html In short, in September they banned technology projects from running without a working prototype, and they banned the offer of multiple items as a reward.   That these changes have killed the Kickstarter technology arena for (some) new starts…

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Storage solutions – none are perfect

Spent the last 2 days clearing stuff out. There is almost room to get into the shed, though the basement remains stubbornly damp and packed full, and we cleared a huge volume of stuff from the ‘attic’ which mostly being cardboard and boxes from purchases burned rather well. The aim is to be able to…

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2002-09-28 – Self-organising maps

I am currently trying to get my head around the maths involved in Self-Organising Maps (SOMs). It is an AI technique, which involves stripping the meaning out of something (which is a task in itself!) and then organising it with many other, similar things. The higher the correlation of points that match, the closer the…

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2001-07-18 – Prior disclosure, and the prior art

Years ago, as a student, I used to simply pick up my toast, and the pack of butter, and save on the useage of a knife (and a plate for that matter!). Obviously, this wasn’t perfect, and a kind of butter \”Prit-Stick\” would have been much better. Imagine my surprize when I got a forwarded…

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2001-02-12 – KM software reviews uploaded!

Lots of fun bits of software that claim to improve your life and knowledge managing for you. Click here for the reviews. (Note: these will be enhanced as time and poor Operating Systems permit. I have just gained access to a new tool called TechOptimiser, which Rolls Royce are currently flipping for.)

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2001-01-09 – Knowledge Management

A whole new year (minus 9 days) reaches out in front of us. An old friend makes contact, and old troubles are buried. Great! I don’t have an idea this time, but I do have some reviews of creativity software and idea generation packages coming soon. My friend and I somehow, despite not talking for…

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