Monthly Archives: June 2011

Objectivity

The more complex the information the more interpretive its nature: only the simplest data bears a close relation to objectivity. pk was posting modules on objectivity and its relation to information, specifically to my theory of Macroinformation from damn close … Continue reading

Posted in information, pk Teaching, spectra, thinking tools | Leave a comment

Macroinformation Scrapbook

2006 04 30 Analogies, waxing loose: The sky above much data is dry. Macroinformation forms like a cloud over some data: if the data generates associative dynamics: a mental cloud. The data is of the earth: stones and bones; the … Continue reading

Posted in information, pk Teaching, thinking tools | Leave a comment

Tacks toward Macroinformation

2003 12 14 Do you like blondes or redheads? Yes. We rapidly process the macroinformation from that answer. Speaker two likes blonds and redheads: without any immediate preference for either over the other. Implicitly, speaker two may well also like … Continue reading

Posted in information, pk Teaching, thinking tools | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Double Vision

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Thinking Tools / Information / Macroinformation / Information is a product of difference, where unpredictability counts. Macroinformation emerges from juxtapositions of different informational (and existential) types. Data is … Continue reading

Posted in information, pk Teaching, thinking tools | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cognition

Cognition, Maturana note, 2004 05 26 I am only just begining to realize how parellel my (very Bateson-based) theory of Macroinformation runs to the Santiago Theory of Cognition. (It sure would be nice if Uberto Maturana and colleagues realized the … Continue reading

Posted in information, pk Teaching, thinking tools | Leave a comment

Informational Cosmology

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Thinking Tools / Information / Macroinformation / Views / In the beginning was difference. Before the Word, was difference. There can be no Word without difference. With difference, … Continue reading

Posted in information, pk Teaching, thinking tools | Leave a comment

Patents

Patents, royalties, intellectual property scribbling a first draft: I’m going to tell a couple of favorite stories here in a minute, one of them about meeting a self-made millionaire who made his millions straight out of college. Then I’ll tell … Continue reading

Posted in kleptocracy, pk Teaching | Leave a comment

Sick for Kansas City Capital

1974 I founded PK Fine Arts, Ltd. on no capital other than the reputation I’d earned in 1973 for salesmanship, passion for art, and the trust of a series of artist friends. All that is or may come to be … Continue reading

Posted in chronological pk, dealer, pk Personal, stories | Leave a comment

Group Control

The group can’t always control what the independent individual says, or does; but the group can nearly always control how the group hears or doesn’t hear, sees or doesn’t see, undertands or doesn’t understand what the individual does. I’ll let … Continue reading

Posted in culture, pk Teaching, social survival | Leave a comment

Memory, Snarls

Memory: Disposition, Predisposition Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Thinking Tools / On many occasions I have coiled the hose with great care. Coiling the hose may well remind one of the respect with … Continue reading

Posted in thinking tools | Leave a comment