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Have you ever found an idea while reading a newspaper or a book that really seemed to strike a cord with you; something that you wanted to remember and be able to find again? This is the problem that we are trying to solve.
The Personal Knowledge System (TM) is a knowledge tool. It supports a free form entry and organization of notes about information using a text editor. In addition, it supports the identification of linkage among the information. It is this linkage which provides the knowledge. Human intelligence requires the ability to move smoothly from one thought to another. The links associate information which are relevant to solving a particular problem.
Knowledge needs to be relevant to solving the problem at hand to be of interest to the person (or machine) using the knowledge base. Effective problem solving requires a clear understanding of the problem, a defined objective and sufficient information to allow the discovery of an acceptable resolution to the problem. The knowledge base provides the storage space for the data, information and knowledge to bring to bear in solving the problems of the person using the Personal Knowledge System. The knowledge base is the organized experience of the user(s) of the system.
Human kind has been collecting information needed to solve problems for a long time. In the beginning, there was a lack of information and a great deal of time was spent trying to discover information. Today, there is a vast amount of information available and people spend a great deal of time trying to learn about what is already known and trying to determine if the known information is useful to solving the particular problem at hand. In order to improve the efficiency of this process, human kind needs to publish and organize the known information.
The world wide web is the focus of a great deal of effort toward this goal. At the current stage of development, more progress has been made with publishing than with organizing. The users of the web still find a vast array of information but a limited amount of knowledge.
The Personal Knowledge System is an attempt to provide the individual a tool to organize the information of interest to that person. Each person will find a particular set of knowledge useful in solving the problems of interest to that person. No two knowledge bases will be identical.
Personal Knowledge System (TM) is a computer program for the collection, organization, and sharing of knowledge.
Using the hypertext model, it allows an individual to collect and organize information as it presents itself during the daily routine.
Items such as
This information may be entered in a free-form manner, structured and designed by you to meet your exact needs. You create links where necessary to provide easy and quick access to that vital piece of information at any time.
Furthermore, you'll have a historical record of your personal information that can be analyzed anytime you need to recall the exact amount of a transaction or recall exactly what maintenance has been performed on your car, appliances, or house.
Over time, this information provides a tangible record of the lifetime experience. This experience can be analyzed and organized to form a knowledge base for future use and sharing with others.
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Screen shot of Personal Knowledge System initial screen.
Questions about Personal Knowledge System.
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Down load a trial copy of Version 184.108.40.206 in InstallShield format (PKS13250.exe 8,358KB) [Please use trial as serial number for installation].