All tagged PIM
Thomas Vander Wal has a nice essay, describing his views of his Model of Attraction and Personal InfoCloud, The Come To Me Web. His view is that we are moving from a place where "I go get" what I want to a situation where what I want "comes to me."
I mentioned a few weeks ago that Intellext are making their search-in-the-background tool, Watson, available for free. I used it for a while last year, and I just tested it again as I wrote that long post on the collection of PIM articles in CACM.
The latest Communications of the ACM has a great set of articles on Personal Information Management. I provide a rather detailed review of the collection, as the topic interests me greatly.
Joy London points to "Lisa Kellar's MS Outlook: KM Friend or Foe?" The answer to the question posed by the article isn't yes or no, it really does depend on what you want as a result.
Christina Pikas reports on the personal information management session at last week's ASIST conference. The comments about search / finding / re-finding are particularly interesting.
Christina Pikas has some thoughts and questions about the kinds of people for whom blogging works as personal information management. Can scientists jump onto the blogging bandwagon? Does it make sense?
It is perfect timing for me to be having a conversation with David Buchan about using PersonalBrain with a blog aggregator, given that I've changed jobs.