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Human’s advanced abilities in the use of symbols and tools is what makes them so unique, so it is not at all surprising that the discipline that concerns itself with the use of symbols as tools is one that can subsume all other disciplines and encompass the entirety of humanity’s accomplishments. — M. E. Hopper

Communication is a discipline that can subsume all other disciplines.
Use the outline on this page to systematically master it!



DIKW Content Hierarchy

Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom

Communication Systems

Cosma provides access to Knowledge Resources organized around the elements of communication systems.

Media, Knowledge, Human and Noise



Function Computation, Storage, Authoring, Communications, Simulation
Analog Device, Paper, Typewriter, Mail, Automaton
Electronic Calculator, Tape, Recorder, Network, Elektro
Digital Computer, Internet
Hardware Microprocessor, Memory, Peripheral, Modem, Robot, XR
Software Program (OS), Application, Database, Service (Web), AI, World

Format Multimedia (Video, Animation) Image (Object) Scent, Flavor, Audio (Text) Haptic



Modes Ground (Cycle, Automobile, Train), Sea, Air, Space



Knowledge Navigation

Knowledge Worlds
Knowledge Objects (K-Objects)
Knowledge Places (K-Places)

Knowledge Gates to Second Life (K-Gates, Alpha)
Knowledge Palace (K-Palace, Beta)
Knowledge Paradise (K-Paradise, K-Places 1.0)

Toy Worlds (Post)
Worlds Challenge


Knowledge Forms


Reference Dictionary, Thesaurus, Glossary, Encyclopedia



Adventure Exploration, Tour, Trail, Quest
Imagination Fiction, Whimsy, Wish, Dream, Folly, Hope
Wonder Curiosity, Mystery, Truth, Beauty



Philosophy Metaphysics, Logic, Epistemology, Ethics, Aesthetics
System, Cycle, Structure, Growth, Complexity, Control, Disturbance, Entropy, Chaos



Creativity, Mathematics

Science Research, Discovery
Technology Invention, Intellectual Property
Commerce Entrepreneurship, Product



History (Quotation), Museum, Archive, Library (Bibliography)



Education Course
Community Occupation, Organization, Event, Forum, Blog, News, Article, Book
Government Document



Entertainment Humor, Toy, Hobby, Competition (Game, Sport), Adventure, Spectacle
Arts Performing, Visual, (Architecture), Culinary, Language (Poem), Music, Dance
Belief Hypothesis, Forecast, Fiction, Rumor, Illusion, Superstition, Folklore, Faith


Knowledge Realms

Chronology (Clock, Calendar)
Geography (Map, Navigation)   See also Zoom



Cosmos, Being



Universe Astronomical Instrument
Galaxy Milky Way, Andromeda
Planetary System Star, Brown Dwarf, Planet, Moon

Solar System Sun
Terrestrial Planet Mercury, Venus, Earth (Moon), Mars
Asteroid Belt Ceres, Vesta
Jovian Planet Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Trans-Neptunian Object
Kuiper Belt Pluto, Haumea, Makemake
Scattered Disc Eris, Sedna, Planet X
Oort Cloud Etc. Scholz’s Star
Small Body Comet, Centaur, Asteroid

Physical Laws (Constants) Relativity
Matter Molecule, Atom (Periodic Table), Particle
Force Gravity, Electromagnetism (Light, Color)



Sphere Land, Ice, Water (Ocean), Air, Life (Cell, Gene, Microscope)
Ecosystem Forest, Grassland, Desert, Arctic, Aquatic

Tree of Life
Plant Flower, Tree
Invertebrate Octopus, Ant, Bee, Butterfly, Spider, Lobster
Vertebrate Fish, Seahorse, Ray, Shark, Frog, Turtle, Tortoise, Dinosaur
Bird, Ostrich, Owl, Crow, Parrot
Mammal Bat, Rabbit, Giraffe, Camel, Horse, Elephant, Mammoth
Whale, Dolphin, Walrus, Seal, Polar Bear, Bear, Cat, Tiger, Lion, Dog, Wolf
Monkey, Chimpanzee, Human



Self Body, Brain
Society Culture, Family, Dwelling, Fashion, Celebration

Afro-Eurasia Africa, Europe, Asia
America North, Central, South, Caribbean
Oceania Australia, New Zealand
Polar Regions Arctic, Antarctica



Fictional, Mythical, Celestial