Category Archives: Folksonomy

Interesting Interview with Flickr CEO

O’Reilly Netowrk‘s Richard Korman has a fascinating interview with Flickr’s CEO Stewart Butterfield. (Love that name, by the way.) There’s lots of good stuff here about what makes Flickr work as social software and how people are using it. Here’s … Continue reading

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cogdogblog: Chemistry Students Building Delicious Link Collections

Alan Levine has posted an account of how a chemistry teacher is using del.icio.us tags to have her students gather related resources for her chemistry class. This is directly relevant to a recent conversation here on e-Literate. Good stuff.

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Tuning Folksonomies

A while back, I posted an idea for checking to see the degree to which two differently named memes overlap in content. Looking back, what I was really talking about was tuning a folksonomy. What we really want is a … Continue reading

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Trying Out the Technorati Tags Thing

With some reluctance, I have added “folksonomy” as a sub-category in my site themes. I’m doing this specifically because Technorati will now pick up these posts as having been “tagged” with “folksonomy.” Frankly, I’m not sure this is a great … Continue reading

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The Obligatory Folksonomy Post

Commenting on a recent post, Beth Harris asks the question of how the tagging system in Flickr could be used for teaching purposes. (Beth, a fellow SUNY-ite working at FIT, is doing some cool stuff with her art history classes … Continue reading

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