Did you ever wished you could could keep everything at arm length without being
overwelm by complexity ?
Most of us start with a desk clutered by papers, our mind full with what we need
to remember and very few help from our computer.
Our computer should know us a little more and assist not only actions but
Take an example:
You would like to know more about "meme". it's a term coined by Vannevar Bush in
1945 for an element of memory You can google it and see the responses. after
the first answer my intent will be disrupted by responses completely outside of
Now it's up to you to demonstrate your skills to add more keywords and get
access to some legitimate information. The same issue hold if you want to
monitor several RSS news feeds or twitter. Being for business intelligence or
just to stay current. Who can say these are the 10 most important news for
YOU today, based on what you read yesterday, last week, who you are, what you
are working on. Kneaver applies everything you told about yourself to whatever
you ask. No privacy issues your data can reside on your disk only, not shared.
Now you understand that for years the focus as been to adapt humans and computers like this:
Human + Skills Set => Ergonomy, Assistants => Computer
While we pursue this goal:
Human + Mind Set => Active Knowledge => Computer
Yet another example:
You come across a new idea while doing your work. Like "how to obtain a good
vector drawing from a sketch on paper". First you want to keep track of it
without interrupting your task, second you want to communicate it to co-workers
or even turn it into a procedure. Naturally this information must be retreivable
by "vector graphic" but also "SVG". Who will take care of placing it effortless
in the web of your knowledge. Imagine you want to communicate your discovery how
much context is necessary to bring with: Why you need this, when it is
applicable, who should use it ? If you really had to turn it into a fool proof
manual it would take hours. Kneaver willl help you capturing, sorting, placing
in context and producing a presentation.
Here is a list of movies I saw I liked. I want to keep the titles and my
comments. Next I would like to say these are movies, fetch some infos about them
and keep it in a table I can fill quickly. OK you could use some web sites but
connections with your points of interests (period, location, ambiance) would be
lost. You jot the titles in yet another spreadsheet. But how do you organize a
spreadsheet for films ? Who will complete it for you ? Kneaver will know that
movies informations could be found on imdb.com and manage them in tabular way.
because it incorporates a semantic engine actors are persons and comes will all
attributes defined collegially by experts.
Remember the more it goes the more we are exposed to a mass of information, must
be ready to act at once in many fields and with less people. So we need more
from our computer.