Archive for July, 2004


Sunday, July 25th, 2004





Saturday, July 24th, 2004

There are many interpretations for RSS, this one is from the Essential Blogging

Rich Site Summary (RSS) is a data format that allows computers to exchange files containing summaries of stories. Each story typically has a title, location, and possibly a brief synopsis. RSS is extremely simple, and is expressed using standards-defined Extensible Markup Language (XML). Thousands of blogs and other web sites all over the Net produce RSS files describing their content.

The cool thing about RSS is that it’s easy to write a program to produce or manipulate the data in an RSS document. RSS is so simple to generate and manipulate that hundreds of programmers have written tools to exploit the thousands of RSS feeds on the Internet.

The integration of different modes of communication

Monday, July 19th, 2004

Soon it will be an interactive network. The formation of a hypertext and a meta-language which, for the first time in history, integrate into the same sytem the written, oral, and audio-visual modalities of human communication.

As Postman writes, ” we do not see… reality… as ‘it’ is, but as our languages are. And our languages are our media. Our media are our metaphors. our metaphors create the content of our culture. ”



Friday, July 16th, 2004




Thursday, July 15th, 2004


Meeting Jack

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004

You walked to Jack, who was sitting at the side chair during the reception. A drink in hand, he might be just wondering why he came to here this weekend. Then you started talking to each other. Augmented Storytelling is what he told you, and more next day.


Knowledge Networks as CAS

Wednesday, July 14th, 2004

In knowledge networks that are formed on the basis of social networks for generating and sharing knowledge, there are two types of components in the system that exhibit autocatalysis, the knowledge per se and the people.

—Monge & Contractor p95


This Land

Tuesday, July 13th, 2004

“This land is your land
This land is my land
from California
to the New York islands……”

If you like political cartoons
you should not miss “This Land”

Naan & Curry

Tuesday, July 13th, 2004

Late lunch in Naan & Curry.


Waiters were busy there.


Tuesday, July 13th, 2004


G4, 人工生命硌矶山研究所TED……新的联结会不断发现,不过这些都是“识”后的认证罢了。