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The Stray Shopping Cart Project
An overview of the Stray Shopping Project, an art project by Julian Montague that constructs an elaborate taxonomy that allows one to identify stray shopping carts based on the situations in which they are found.
art  shopping  cart  funny  taxonomy  classification 
may 2018 by garrettc ID Framework
"The ID Visualisation Framework is a set of tools for creating and publishing interactive web-based Identification Resources, including multi-access keys. These ID resources are driven by spreadsheets containing taxonomic knowledge (knowledge-bases). If you can use Excel - or any other spreadsheet - and you have taxonomic knowledge of a group of animals or plants, you can create ID resources."
taxonomy  classification  tool  javascript  webdevelopment  science 
november 2017 by garrettc
REST Easy Part 4: The Tax(onomy) man!
It’s easy to add node endpoints to your RESTful API - but there’s more to Drupal than nodes. This week we’ll add an endpoint for a taxonomy vocabulary.
drupal  rest  restful  taxonomy  api  webdevelopment 
august 2015 by garrettc
Some thoughts on curation – adding context and telling stories
The BBC's Tom Scott on the building of Wildlife Finder, narration and curation.
webdevelopment  bestpractice  semanticweb  taxonomy 
april 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
Designing for Faceted Search
"Essentially, faceted search has become so ubiquitous that users are not only getting used to it, they are coming to expect it."
search  navigation  usability  webdesign  userinterface  taxonomy  informationarchitecture  facet 
may 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
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
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
Faceted Classification
Unlike a simple hierarchical scheme, faceted classification gives the users the ability to find items based on more than one dimension.
informationarchitecture  taxonomy  classification  metadata  webdevelopment  facet 
september 2005 by garrettc

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