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Book Review – Stages of Meditation by Dalai Lama XIV

Stages of Meditation by Dalai Lama XIV 5 of 5 stars This book records the commentary on Kamalashila’s “Stages of Meditation” as rendered by His Holiness Dalai Lama to his close followers in Manali 1989. Acharya Kamalashila was a great … Continue reading

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Book Review – An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: with Hume’s Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature and A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh by David Hume 5 of 5 stars David Hume is considered the greatest British philosopher and, … Continue reading

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4 Degrees of Human Speech

As the information age gains momentum, the most primitive level–the spoken and written word–is drowning out the higher, subtle tongues.— Read on yogainternational.com/article/view/4-degrees-of-human-speech According to the Vedas, there are four degrees of human speech. As the information age gathers momentum, … Continue reading

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Book Review – What is Philosophy? by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

This is the book to learn about philosophy, what it means, what good it does to us and what makes it different from science and art. Deleuze and Guattari delved into these questions and have produced some convincing answers in … Continue reading

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Book Review – Ten Principal Upanishads by Sree Purohit Swami & W. B. Yeats

  Ten Principal Upanishads by W.B. Yeats5 of 5 stars W. B. Yeats found incredulous the various renditions of Upanishads from different translators, so he decided to translate one himself with help from his friend Shree Purohit Swami. The original … Continue reading

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MIS40650 – Trust in Global Networks of Innovation

This session covered the issue of trust which is now becoming more important due to the advent of Virtual organisations.The concept of virtual organisations have been discussed in Introna’s article but to say that the concept has been articulated or … Continue reading

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MIS40650 – ICT and Knowledge Working in Practice

This session continued from the last session’s discourse on McDermott’s six characteristics of knowledge. There was a broad agreement with concepts like knowing is a human act, that knowledge is a residue of thinking and that knowledge belongs to the … Continue reading

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MIS40650 – Rethinking Knowledge and its ‘Management’

The session started with a discourse on Dreyfus’s five stage phenomenological model of skill acquisition. The argument given by Dreyfus is that expertise in general cannot be captured in a rule-based expert systems. Dreyfus & Dreyfus Dreyfus – Expertise in … Continue reading

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MIS40650 – ICT and Emerging Global Networks – Prospects and Challenges?

The session started with a review of Friedman’s lecture at MIT Thomas Friedman – The World is Flat (VIDEO) The World is Flat (May 2005) – http://video.mit.edu/watch/the-world-is-flat-9145/ The review concluded that Friedman’s analysis has merit but there is perhaps over … Continue reading

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