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Shirky: Ontology is Overrated -- Categories, Links, and Tags
Clay Shirky concatenates two talks from 2005, on classification and tagging.
tagging  folksonomy  classification  web  taxonomy 
november 2010 by garrettc
Tag Folksonomy and Tag Synonyms - Blog
How Stack Overflow builds discipline around tagging and folksonomies.
tagging  folksonomy  taxonomy  collaboration  language  stackoverflow  webdevelopment 
august 2010 by garrettc
Folksonomy Provides 70 Percent More Terms Than Taxonomy
"In my discussion with enterprise organizations and other clients that are looking to evaluate their existing tagging services, have been finding 30 percent to nearly 70 percent of the terms used in tagging are not in their taxonomy."
folksonomy  taxonomy  metadata  research  tagging  webdevelopment 
june 2007 by garrettc
TagMaps - World Explorer
From Yahoo! Research Berkeley. Overlaying geotagged images from flickr onto a map to aid exploration.
flickr  folksonomy  geography  geotagging  gis  gps  images  interface  internet  photo  photography  research  search  tagging  technology  maps 
january 2007 by garrettc
A micro-study of tagging
"One of the social gimmicks at the IA Summit in March was oversized name tags so people could tag themselves (and each other). I starting taking pictures of people's name tags with the vague notion that there might be something interesting about them."
tagging  folksonomy  ia  socialsoftware  society  psychology 
august 2006 by garrettc
Non-Anarchy Tagging for Online Retailers
Analysis of the opportunities and pitfalls in customer led tagging for ecommerce sites.
article  folksonomy  tagging  taxonomy  ecommerce  retail  online  webdevelopment 
april 2006 by garrettc
A social analysis of tagging
Rashmi Sinha explores why people tag, the psychology behind feedback and reinforcement .
blog  culture  flickr  folksonomy  psychology  social  cognitive  sociology  software  tagging 
january 2006 by garrettc
Online Information Folksonomy Presentation
The main focus of this presentation is not that folksonomies should be seen as a replacement to taxonomy, but as a means to augment taxonomies. - Thomas Vander Wal
folksonomy  research  tagging  taxonomy  pdf  presentation  webdevelopment 
january 2006 by garrettc
Reinventing Radio: On Phonetags...
Using tagging and folksonomies via SMS to categorise radio
bbc  folksonomy  internet  music  phone  radio  social  tagging  webdevelopment 
august 2005 by garrettc
You’re It! » Blog Archive » Dynamic Growth of Tag Clouds
Does tagging lead to majority rule with minority view points being drowned out? Clay Shirky presents some thoughts that would say not.
control  folksonomy  ideas  socialsoftware  tagging  statistics  tools 
may 2005 by garrettc
Stewart Butterfield on Flickr
Very interesting interview with Stewart Butterfield (CEO of Ludicorp) about Flickr
flickr  folksonomy  businessmodel  openapi  api  socialnetworking 
february 2005 by garrettc
Good simple introduction to folksonomies (tagging)
folksonomy  tagging 
february 2005 by garrettc

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