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How we organize GitHub issues: A simple styleguide for tagging
"A look our engineering team's "best practice" approach to organize Github issues with a shared tag system across multiple product repositories."
git  github  tagging  workflow  development  bestpractice  inspiration 
april 2015 by garrettc
First Principle: Disambiguation
"Content plays a huge part in the ongoing communication between your users and your product, service, or brand, and as such it has a whole rich life after we carefully select it and place it in the public eye.

The computer systems that increasingly mediate our communication can either facilitate or hinder the flow of information. As professional communicators, we need to understand how well the content in the system keeps the conversation flowing, and how these communications are taking place." - Rachel Lovinger
content  contentstrategy  copywriting  tagging  metadata  semantics  semanticweb  web  wdcsintranet 
may 2012 by garrettc
tagger - GitHub
A Python module for extracting relevant tags from text documents.
library  python  tagging  programming  metadata 
may 2011 by garrettc
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
How "hard" should your startup's technology be?
"Entrepreneurs can build on work that's come before to solve lots of interesting problems." - Caterina Fake on finding the sweet spot between technical innovation and building on what already exists.
innovation  technology  business  creativity  flickr  tagging 
january 2010 by garrettc
Wikipedia Machine Tags
Using Wikipedia as an all purpose machine tag format. Clever.
wikipedia  machinetags  tagging  webdevelopment 
october 2009 by garrettc
Noticings, a photography game
Take pictures of interesting things you've noticed, upload to Flickr, tag and geocode.
flickr  game  photography  tagging  socialsoftware 
september 2009 by garrettc
Optimizing Tagging UI for People & Search
Examining some of the problems with tagging UIs, especially multi term tags.
userinterface  semantics  tagging  torchbox 
january 2009 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
"...contains over eight million geographical names and consists of 6.5 million unique features whereof 2.2 million populated places and 1.8 million alternate names."
community  creativecommons  data  database  research  resource  location  geotagging  gis  geocoding  geo  api  software  tagging  useful  webdevelopment  maps 
may 2007 by garrettc
Watching the stream
Thoughts on the life stream/tumblelog experiment from Jeremy Keith. Thinking of implementing something along these lines in the next version of polytechnic.
blog  development  feeds  rss  lifestream  tagging 
march 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
Principles of visibility and human friendliness
Putting forward a case to build structured data systems that use visible data, instead of invisible metadata. Tags and links instead of meta elements etc
google  ia  links  metadata  semantics  socialsoftware  tagging  microformat  webdevelopment  userinterface 
july 2006 by garrettc
Interesting community based story site. Stories are presented in a timeline manner.
application  socialsoftware  tagging  free  ideas  interesting  internet  media  people  social  socialnetworking  timeline  life  story  network  lifehack  tools 
july 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
Tag based cocktail site with a fantastic ajax method for submitting new recipes.
ajax  alcohol  booze  cocktail  community  cooking  cool  recipe  socialsoftware  tagging  drinks  tools 
january 2006 by garrettc
The Several Habits of Wildly Successful Users
Productivity tips and tricks for everyones favourite bookmarking site
advice  tagging  blog  howto  socialsoftware  tips  tricks  hacks 
december 2005 by garrettc
Adding tag clouds to drupal
Detailed look at the algorithms required for generating a tag cloud from a folksonomy
opensource  code  research  algorithm  php  tagging  cloud  drupal 
september 2005 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
Flickr Sudoku
Incredible application of the flickr API to play image based versions of sodoku
game  flickr  api  ajax  xmlhttprequest  cool  tagging  fun 
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
Good simple introduction to folksonomies (tagging)
folksonomy  tagging 
february 2005 by garrettc

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