Yesterday we shared a great conversation concerning Divination, Knowing and Proprietary Learning and we discussed how you achieve knowledge through informational retrieval.
We call that method of gathering information “pull” because you are going out there on your own and “pulling” what you want towards you.
Today I’d like to discuss the idea of “push” where you set up
information to be “pushed” to you without an ongoing effort on your
Are you the recipient of daily email alerts on saved search topics of
ongoing interest to you? If yes, how many alerts do you receive a day
and what services do you use to do the hunting?
Do you have personal Search Bots
scanning the internet for topics that are important to you? If so, how
and where do you employ them and how do those Bots feed you information
and what do you do with that information once it is presented to you?
Have you set up your cellphone to receive informational updates each
If yes, what is streamed or sent to your handset?
Do you receive a paper newspaper every day? If so, do you read it every
Are you a daily RSS feeds
reader? If yes, how many feeds do you read a day and why did you choose
to subscribe to those feeds instead of just visiting the site?
Is daily Usenet newsgroup
reading and posting still in your information flood?
If you participate in online discussions, do you receive an email alert
when there are new messages for topics you previously expressed an
interest in watching?
Do you pay a fee for any of this information that is pushed to you each
Once again, please answer each of these questions in order without
cherry-picking your answers. All of these questions together build a
frame of understanding of how information is pushed to you.
Thank you again!