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    Moving my blog

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    OK, so I moved my new Alex Barnett blog to here for a number of reasons, explained here at my, er, new blog .
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    Tag, Tags, Tagging, Categorization, Classification and Laziness

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    Clearly a classic post on the topic of tagging, but I've not seen it before: A cognitive analysis of tagging (or how the lower cognitive cost of tagging makes it popular) , by Rashmi Sinha : "The rapid growth of tagging in the last year is testament...
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    Taglocity 1.0 for Outlook

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    I blogged about a tagging tool for Outlook 2003, Taglocity , when it went to beta earlier this year. Well, the team has released Taglocity 1.0 ! Congratulations to David and his team. Click here to watch the Taglocity screencast ' href="http...
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    Enterprise tagging - off to the races...

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    TechCrunch outlines some of the features in a new product out there developed called ConnectBeam . It was just matter of time before someone ran with the Tagging behind the firewall idea. From the page describing ConnetBeam's benefits: Bookmark...
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    Coping with Information Overload (video)

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    About four weeks ago I made my way over to ZDNet's studios in San Francisco to be interviewed by Mike Elgan for DevSource and discuss a number of topics close to my heart. The video (15-ish mins) is now published. Mike asked me about microformats ...
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    Enterprise Tagging

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    Since posting the Del.icio.us Inside and Tagging behind-the-firewall posts, I've been pinged left right and center by a bunch of tagtastic people (both inside and outside Microsoft) regarding the topic of tagging within the enterprise / business context...
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    Attention Clouds

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    Here's an attention cloud for you. az . "The Intention Cloud is a web application supported by Perl and AJAX technologies that gathers and displays the queries performed on search engines by their users in an intuitive output using weighted lists...
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    More on 'the Del.icio.us Lesson'

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    Joshua Porter, who coined the term 'the Del.icio.us Lesson', has gone to the trouble of further articulating the principle What Joshua did by inventing the term is to encapsulate the root cause of tagging's success and and other social network effects...
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    47% of all blog posts are tagged

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    David Sifry provides more Technorati stats , this time with a little more info on the tagging front. Turns out tagging is really kicking off. The number of posts with tags or categories has grown past 100 million mark since Technorati began tracking...
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    Del.icio.us Inside

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    At Seattle Mind Camp yesterday, Michael Blay Michael Blay , Geoff Froh and I ran a session on the topic of behind-the-firewall tagging. We kicked off by posing questions and letting a free flowing discussion kick off. It was great, lots of interest in...
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    Tagging behind-the-firewall. Questions.

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    Stowe Boyd points (via David Weinberger ) to a discussion regarding the potential of tagging within companies . Tagging behind-the-firewall.... Questions - Who would tag their content? How (with what software) would they tag it? What's in it for the taggers...
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    Tag-centric UI

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    Matt McAlister has put together his first screencast showing some of the various tag-centric navigation systems he's found of interest. The examples he uses are good pointers to some of the emerging IA trends we'll see incorporated into more and more...
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    The middleman won't go away

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    Via Findory's personalized page , I came across this , which led me to this , which then led me to this and this post by Matt Terenzio , speculating on the future disappearance of infomediaries: "If I want to sell my bike, I expose a blog post with...
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    Help with Tag Hell

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    James Corbett suggests Raw Sugar may help out with the Tag Hell I described a little while ago: "Raw Sugar is already on the case and providing both hierarchical tag clusters and tag similarity detection." I'm playing with now... - Tags...
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    Solving Tag-Hell

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    Backup Brain recently highlighted one of the problems with the tagosphere - the 'which tag do I use' problem. I say 'one' of the problems, because there are at least three tagospheric problems that are creating a Tag-Hell: 1. When in content tagging...
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    Professional tag gardeners now a reality (for now)

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    Earlier this month James Governor predicted that professional tag gardeners would emerge from the tagging eco-system. Today, Michael Arrington and Pete Cashmore (on Wednesday) report that p rofessional tag gardening prediction is now a reality . ...
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    Feedreader features wishlist

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    If you: design, develop, test, architect, product manage, product plan or market: products or services that could be even loosely described as: feedreaders, RSS readers or aggregators and 'my' type services, then I recommend you read John Tropea's latest...
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    Tagnautica

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    Tagnautica is cute little UI for Flash Flickr tags. Uses Flashr - a Flickr API wrapper for Flash. Via information aesthetics . Tags: tags , Flickr , folksonomy , UI , Flash , API
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    Term extraction for tagclouds

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    Duncan MacKenzie : "I was playing around with Yahoo's term extraction service, as a possible path to tagging (this is the same service used behind TagCloud.com , for example), and I created this C# class libary with a sample app written in Windows...
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    20 thoughts on Attention

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    I've been carrying a number of thoughts relating to Attention and rather trying to create a huge essay, I've decided just to offload these as a partially random list. Would be great to get your feedback, discussion, agreement and brutal rebutal. ...
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    My book tagloud

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    My book tagloud at Library Thing . Tags: Web2.0 , tagcloud , tag
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    Tag Gardening

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    Tag Gardening . James Governor has coined a phrase (or a tag) that I'm sure I'll see crop up again... "Like plants or animals, tags evolve in an emergent fashion, open to hybridisation. Stewardship can help grow and put roots down. Helping the...
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    Search results relevant to who I am

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    Dave Winer has a simple, but very good idea . "A very simple idea for improving Google search and getting rid of spam problems all in one swoop, and it's not the first time the idea has appeared here. Let me tell you where my weblog is. Then it...
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    Folksonomy ≠Emergent Tags

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    David Weinberger has revisited the term ' folksonomy ' and realised it did not quite mean what he thought it meant. He thought it meant: "I had been thinking that a folksonomy is one way order emerges from such set of tags: Some are more popular...
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    my tag cloud

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    Here's my tag cloud, ripped from my Technorati profile page . API ... Attention ... attention.xml ... AttentionTrust ... Blogging ... identity ... microformats ... opml ... opmlfreak ... opmlwishlist ... RSS ... screencast ... semantic web ... SSE...
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