Category Archives: Folksonomy

EduPatent Alerts

Via Stephen Downes, I see that Mark Oehlert posted a list of Blackboard’s pending patents, 8 of which were filed for in the last year (6 of which were filed in October and November of last year), and many of … Continue reading

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The Promise and Perils of Social Software

My friend Joe Ugoretz has a new article on social software in the Academic Commons. He provides a good overview of a number of social software tools and suggestions about how to use them. But also embedded in his piece … Continue reading

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Del.icio.us Feast

I admit it: Much as del.icio.us has intrigued me, I could never quite figure out how to use the darned thing. Lucky for me, Eric Feinblatt turned me on to a screencast on the topic by John Udell. If you’re … Continue reading

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Technorati to Provide Folksonomy Tuning

According to David Weinberger, Technorati is about to add a folksonomy tuning feature that shows related tags, making closely related content more findable. This is the kind of thing we need to make folksonomies be useful as more than just … Continue reading

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Faceted Folksonomies

I’ve been meaning to blog about fac.etio.us but Alan beat me to it. Basically, facetious allows you to create what amounts to a pivot table out of folksonomy-tagged web pages. This is a better solution than creating faceted single tags … Continue reading

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