Who at Google cares about "ways of figuring things out"?
- Chris Messina,
I read that you are now working at Google
as their Open Web Advocate http://www.openwebfoundation.org
Chris, who might I find at Google who would care about my mission to
document and share "ways of figuring things out"? I note that Google's
mission is "to organize the world‘s information and make it universally
accessible and useful."
Imagine people querying Google, and not only getting search results, but
also suggestions about methods, techniques, even games that would help
them answer their questions. They might ask very deep, very hard
questions! And they might want to find others who are asking the same
Imagine if those methodologies were taken from all manner of fields,
including math, science, engineering, medicine, law, business, finance,
politics, journalism, education, history, art, theater, music,
athletics, fashion, cooking, agriculture, homemaking, falling in love,
raising a family, ethics and faith.
Imagine these "ways of figuring things out" illustrated by excerpts from
interviews of creative people.
Imagine sponsors for such collections of "ways of figuring things out"
in various domains. These collections would be especially helpful to
people who are skeptical and want to understand what is credible, who is
Such a resource, in the Public Domain, would help us appreciate each
field, encourage methods from one field to be used in another, and for
us to draw on several fields at once, for example, in artificial
intelligence. It would let us put different activities and methods in
perspective, what they are good for or not. We'd have a big picture.
I've collected 200 ways that I myself have used in my philosophy and
personal life. I've sketched a theory that organizes them all:
Here's a chart that I made to organize 80 business innovation games from
the "Gamestorming" book:
Chris, who at Google might be passionate about this as I am?
I appreciate your help!
Andrius Kulikauskas, http://www.selflearners.net, ms@..., (773)
P.S. I'm always glad that, thanks to you, the Minciu Sodas paper "An
Economy for Giving Everything Away"
was an influence on the BarCamp movement http://www.barcamp.org
You've written at Cyfranogi, so I share my letter there also.
Greetings from Chicago, Black America.