in Many-to-Many: Social consequences of social tagging. Liz raises several issues related to tagging and other bottom-up classification approaches.
Archives for January 2005
Ta-da Lists. From the people that brought you Basecamp, the online project management solution.
Let no fellow nofollow, lest we all lie fallow. A cogent article on the rel=nofollow initiative from Ben Hammersley’s Dangerous Precedent. I diverge from him, however, in that my understanding that the goals of this initiative are not to prevent comment spam directly, but to contribute, in a small way, to reducing the potential value comment spam. I agree that the assumption that comment spammers do it because of page rank is dubious and the evidence to support the assumption is lacking.
if you win a million bucks on a TV show that 20 million people watched, live, it’s a good idea to report the winnings to the IRS!