The realNEO Formula: k=ic2

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sun, 08/01/2010 - 17:12.

knowledge = inclusion x community (public + private)

knowl·edge  
n.

    • The state or fact of knowing.
    • Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study.
    • The sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned.
    • Learning; erudition: teachers of great knowledge.
    • Specific information about something.

e·qual  
adj.

    • Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.
    • Mathematics. Being the same or identical to in value.
    • Having the same privileges, status, or rights: equal before the law.
    • Being the same for all members of a group: gave every player an equal chance to win.
    • Having the requisite qualities, such as strength or ability, for a task or situation: “Elizabeth found herself quite equal to the scene” (Jane Austen).
    • Adequate in extent, amount, or degree.
    • Impartial; just; equitable.
    • Tranquil; equable.
    • Showing or having no variance in proportion, structure, or appearance.

in·clu·sion   
n.

    • The act of including or the state of being included.
    • Something included.
    • Geology. A solid, liquid, or gaseous foreign body enclosed in a mineral or rock.
    • Biology. A nonliving mass, such as a droplet of fat, in the cytoplasm of a cell.
    • Computer Science. A logical operation that assumes the second statement of a pair is true if the first one is true.

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com·mu·ni·ty
n.

    • A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.
    • The district or locality in which such a group lives.
    • A group of people having common interests: the scientific community; the international business community.
    • A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society: the gay community; the community of color.
    • Similarity or identity: a community of interests.
    • Sharing, participation, and fellowship.

pub·lic   
adj.

    • Of, concerning, or affecting the community or the people: the public good.
    • Maintained for or used by the people or community: a public park.
    • Capitalized in shares of stock that can be traded on the open market: a public company.
    • Participated in or attended by the people or community: “Opinions are formed in a process of open discussion and public debate” (Hannah Arendt).
    • Connected with or acting on behalf of the people, community, or government: public office.
    • Enrolled in or attending a public school: transit passes for public students.
    • Open to the knowledge or judgment of all: a public scandal.

pri·vate   
adj.

    • Secluded from the sight, presence, or intrusion of others: a private hideaway.
    • Designed or intended for one's exclusive use: a private room.
    • Of or confined to the individual; personal: a private joke; private opinions
    • Undertaken on an individual basis: private studies; private research.
    • Of, relating to, or receiving special hospital services and privileges: a private patient.
    • Not available for public use, control, or participation: a private club; a private party.
    • Belonging to a particular person or persons, as opposed to the public or the government: private property.
    • Of, relating to, or derived from nongovernment sources: private funding.
    • Conducted and supported primarily by individuals or groups not affiliated with governmental agencies or corporations: a private college; a private sanatorium.
    • Enrolled in or attending a private school: a private student.
    • Not holding an official or public position: a private citizen.
    • Not for public knowledge or disclosure; secret: private papers; a private communication.
    • Not appropriate for use or display in public; intimate: private behavior; a private tragedy.
    • Placing a high value on personal privacy: a private person.

Copyright 2002 Norm Roulet - 12.13.03