[internet librarian] Search tools

David Weinberger

Gary Price from Infodocket is moderating a panel on what’s new in search. The first speaker is from Blekko.com , which he says “is thought of as the third search engine” in the US market. ” When you search for “kate spade” you get authenticated Kate Spade fashion stuff. Weblib.com describes itself on its site as “Natural Language Processing Tools and Customizable Knowledge Bases for Semantic Search and Discovery Applications.”

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Harold Jarche » SmartDraw 2007

Harold Jarche

Communication Nation: Visio Conference 2008

Dave Gray

I drew this card when Jeff Raikes was describing how Steve Ballmer recruited him from Apple by scribbling diagrams about their future vision in a restaurant. View my complete profile Google search this site Check out my new book!

Top 10 Learning Tools for 2019

Clark Quinn

OmniGraffle: a lot of thinking comes from reflection, both with the blog for thoughts, and through diagramming my understanding. Diagrams allow us to map conceptual relationships to spatial ones to facilitate comprehension.

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Metacognitive Activity?

Clark Quinn

Naturally, I started diagramming. So, for seek, we start with reading what comes into your fees, searching about particular topics, and asking questions of your network. So you could write or present, diagram (see what I’m doing here?),

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Google Search: ‘Professor’ Google is still the person I call on whenever I need a quick answer to a question or problem. Google search will no doubt play a role in raising that to a new level. The tagging and search functionality is good.

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Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek

Clark Quinn

I’m trying to be concrete about different types of activities you might do in the Sense section as I think representations such as diagrams are valuable but very different than active application via prototyping and testing. (And

Top 10 Tools for Learning

Clark Quinn

OmniGraffle: diagramming is the other way I think out loud, and I’m regularly getting my mind around things by diagramming. Google: the core tool in my searching for answers for things. Jane Hart compiles, every year, a list of the top 10 tools for learning. And, of course, it’s that time again, so here we go.

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

As a public service announcement, I list my top 10 tools for learning as well: Google search: I regularly look up things I hear of and don’t know. Omnigraffle: the diagramming tool I use, and diagramming is a great way for me to make sense of things. Jane Hart has been widely and wisely known for her top 100 Tools for Learning (you too can register your vote ).

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2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

My list of top tools for learning in 2015 : Google Search : ‘Professor Google’ is he is known in my house. We can barely imagine life without Google Search. Evernote is the frontal lobe of my ‘external brain’ (where Google Search is probably the rest of my digital cerebral cortex). A quick search for ‘workplace learning’ on Google Scholar returns almost one-and-a-half million results in less than a tenth of a second.

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Meta-learn what?

Clark Quinn

What you actively seek really is your searching abilities. When do you google, when do you do an internal search, when do you check out a book? Do you know how to make a good search string? Do you diagram, write, make a video, ? Wondering if I should try to diagram this… meta-learning strategyIf, indeed, learning is the new business imperative , what does that mean we need to learn? What are the skills that we want to have, or need to develop?

Revisiting the Ecosystem

Clark Quinn

I’ve tried to represent and share my thinking via diagrams (including here , here , and here ). and we develop relationships through community or find appropriate expertise through recommendations or search.

My Professional Learner’s Toolkit

Clark Quinn

Favorite browser and search engine : I use Safari and Google, by default. I would prefer another search engine, probably DuckDuckGo, but I’m not facile with it, for instance finding images. I use Omnigraffle for diagrams and mindmaps.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

So here’re my votes, FWIW: Google Search is, of course, still my top tool. Omnigraffle is as always my diagramming tool, and it’s definitely a way I express and refine my thinking. Obviously, you’ll see my diagrams here, but also in presentations and articles/chapters/books. It helps me turn my ideas from diagrams and/or writing into a story to tell with visual support. It’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!)

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Top 10 Learning Tools 2018

Clark Quinn

DuckDuckGo: a search engine is my first recourse when I have questions. Omnigraffle: another way I make sense is to diagram. Every year of late, Jane Hart has polled about people’s top 10 learning tools. From this, she creates a list of the top 100 learning tools.

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The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

Well, you could use them to interface intelligently with the content and service providers you already use (as I highlight on the diagram (right) I used in my previous post). search for relevant or customised content (or courses) on say YouTube, Wikipedia or Coursera.

Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

Many times I’ll be searching my own sites. I really enjoy using Google to search images. Plus, searching for fresh content puts you in touch with the latest news. I use PPT for making simple diagram, for storing visuals, and keeping up with visual models.

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I’m Showing My Work … My Next Book Is Postponed

Dan Pontefract

My mind may as well have been on Mars, searching for water. Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram. In her book, Show Your Work , Jane Bozarth encourages us to work in the open.

Top 10 Tools for @C4LPT 2017

Clark Quinn

These are my personal learning tools, and are ordered according to Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share models, as ways to find answers, to process them, and to share for feedback: Google Search is my go-to tool when I come across something I haven’t heard of. OmniGraffle is my diagramming tool, and diagramming is a way I play with representing my understandings.

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My Top 10 Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

OmniGraffle – I diagram as another way to capture my thinking, trying to map conceptual relationships onto spatial ones. On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching. My ITA colleague Jane Hart regularly collects the top 100 learning tools via contributions from lots of folks. It’s a fascinating list, worth looking at.

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Site Learnings

Clark Quinn

I reckon these are good things to be consistent, but while I sometimes include diagrams, I haven’t been rabid about including images. See, one of the other recommendations was to be more closely tied to Google’s tools for tracking sites, specifically Search Console. Now, I’d try to do this once I’d gotten all my sites tied into Google Analytics, including searching the WP file folders, and browsing a number, to no avail.

Top 10 Tools for Learning

Clark Quinn

OmniGraffle is the tool I use to diagram, one of the ways I understand and communicate things. Google is my search tool. Among the many things my colleague Jane Hard does for our community is to compile the Top 100 Tools for learning each year. I think it’s a very interesting exercise, showing how we ourselves learn, and the fact that it’s been going on for a number of years provides interesting insight.

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Personal Mobile Mastery

Clark Quinn

And you can use search engines and reference tools just the same. Or even sketching or diagramming. Certainly searching things you don’t understand or, when there’s unknown language, seeing if you can get a translation, are also options. A conversation with a colleague prompted a reflection. The topic was personal learning, and in looking for my intersections (beyond my love of meta-learning ), I looked at my books.

Supporting our Brains

Clark Quinn

Spreadsheets, outlines, and diagramming tools allow us to take our interim thoughts and record them for further processing. What we need are ways to look up that information, or search for it.

Finally I have an answer when people ask what I do! Visualization of our group’s business model

Ross Dawson

A few months ago I started designing a business model diagram to help me conceptualize the relationship between our brands and activities, our scalable and less scalable business models, and our current priorities.

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Anatomy Of An Idea

Steven Berlin Johnson

You would think this would be a relatively straightforward question, but the truth is that I have to keep changing my answer, because my techniques are constantly shifting as new forms of search or discovery become possible. I wasn't fully sure what "Seeing Like A State" was, but it sounded up my alley, so a quick Amazon search revealed that it was, in fact, a very promising-sounding book written by James C. People often ask me about my research techniques.

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Reimagining Learning

Clark Quinn

However, I was growing through the diagrams that I’d created on my iPad, and discovered one that I’d frankly forgotten. For all I can recall, the origin of the diagram may have been an attempt to contextualize Tin Can in a broad context!).

Cognitive prostheses

Clark Quinn

Also, the format of working memory largely is ‘verbal’ Consequently, using tools like diagramming, outlines, or mindmaps add structure to our knowledge and support our ability to work on it. But external sources like the ability to look up or search for information is far better than trying to get it in the head. While our cognitive architecture has incredible capabilities (how else could we come up with advances such as Mystery Science Theater 3000?),

[siu] Accessing content

David Weinberger

William Gunn of Mendeley talks about next-gen search. “Search doesn’t work.” “There’s a lot of room for improvement” in search. He shows a Mendeley search. JSTOR: You can’t search for only content that’s available to you through Read and Register. ReadCube: All the publishers have agreed to first-page previews, often to seeing the diagrams.

How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth Kanter

The diagram below illustrates a Ludic Loop in checking your email. Put everything else in a folder on your second screen, and use your phone’s search function to get to non-tool apps.

Sharing pointedly or broadly

Clark Quinn

In a (rare) fit of tidying, I was moving from one note-taking app to another, and found a diagram I’d jotted, and it rekindled my thinking. It should be noted that in the ‘broadcast’ model, not everyone may be aware that there’s a new message, if they’re not ‘following’ the poster of the message, but it should be findable by search if not directly.

You know you’re mobile when…

Clark Quinn

So I tried to capture it in a diagram. any search term like ‘game’ or social media site like Facebook and Twitter), you’re highly likely to use your mobile device to get around this.

Communication Nation: Affinity mapping

Dave Gray

Junctions, decision making and flow diagrams, Boole algebra can also be combined!! View my complete profile Google search this site Check out my new book! Communication Nation Communication is one of the most important skills anyone can have, in business and in life.

performance.learning.productivity: Getting to the Core of Learning Content in the Internet Age

Charles Jennings

In the diagram above the examples of core concepts are things such as ‘what does my job involve?’ There is an argument that we all need to learn less if we want to know more.

PKM: aggregate, filter, connect

Harold Jarche

Essential in all of this are the tracks I’ve left for others and for myself to retrieve as necessary, as I do during my frequent searches of this blog, Twitter favourites and my social bookmarks.

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Promoting IA in Poland

Adaptive Path

was the use of low-fidelity tools: the intermediate deliverables of the research sessions were simple diagrams, skecthes and hand-drawn tables. Last week I attended and presented at the 2011 Polish IA Summit.

Promoting IA in Poland

Adaptive Path

was the use of low-fidelity tools: the intermediate deliverables of the research sessions were simple diagrams, skecthes and hand-drawn tables. Last week I attended and presented at the 2011 Polish IA Summit.

KMaus09: Day two practitioner Leanne Fry

Dave Snowden

Interesting diagram now (reproduced quickly), emphasising need for presence (although not defined). Office based shells, enterprise search, RSS feeds, drag and drop, blogging, wikis. The first of the day's practitioner case studies up now.

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Atlantic Workshop on Semantics and Services - Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

link] (Boxes and levels diagram - pre-processing, text segments processing, ontology populatoon). Flow chart diagram with the same information) Basically, the ontology seeds the search for candidates, which after scoring may result in new candidates for the ontology, as a result of co-occurrence. Diagram of extensible data model for text and a more complicate dversion for tables.

Communication Nation: What do you love?

Dave Gray

View my complete profile Google search this site Check out my new book! Communication Nation Communication is one of the most important skills anyone can have, in business and in life.

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[berkman] Miriam Meckel on communicating trustworthiness

David Weinberger

See here for article and diagram.) Third party endorsements: Not only are seals of approval helpful, but so is having a high search ranking for third parties. High search-engine ranking can be considered a trust measure. Miriam Meckel is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk on “Communicating Trustworthiness: Drivers of Online Trust.&# She will present research she has been doing at U. of St. Gallen along with government and some businesses.

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[dpla] Amsterdam, Monday morning session

David Weinberger

He begins with a diagram from Tim Berners Lee w3c.org/history/1989 that showed the utility of a cloud of linked documents and things. [It Or can we have single search? Q: Stefan Gradmann also points to the TBL diagram with typed linked. Jon Palfrey: The DPLA is ambitious and in the early stages. We are just getting our ideas and our team together. We are here to listen. And we aspire to connect across the ocean. In the U.S.

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Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

15] I've got the diagram there. When we discuss learning as social networks people think of Twitter, Facebook, 4chan, Yelp, LinkedIn, Yammer, and the other services in the diagram on the left, above.