People don’t tag multiples:
Using tags like folders is like drawing Venn diagrams with no overlapping circles — possible, but so destructive of the value of the system as to make the effort pointless. — Clay Shirky
- LC subject headings apply as many as are appropriate for later retrieval
- Tagging’s an overloaded operator
- later retrieval
- hard to get people’s head wrapped around the idea
- Technical barriers
- People don’t know about pinging for indexing.
- Using feedburner to automate pinging
- You have to understand RSS, search, pings and the rest of the Web 2.0 technologies
- Hard to get photo sharing users to cognitive shift
- Need a tagging tool for HTML adverse writers. Blummy a good approach.
- IE7 restrictions on bookmarklets.
- Tagging UI’s intimidating Furl’s sucks, but not intimidating
- LJ shift from memories to tags confused and angered users
- Functional tagging
- Flickr and Technoratti tags for publicizing
- Tags for retrieval
- Gutenberg Project around tagging
- Tagging gap – economic/cultural
- Portablity of attention data
- emotional tagging
- snark tagging
- Power dynamics
- Maintaining privilege — you’re not Glenn Reynolds, Xeni Jardin, or Atrios, how do you get heard.
- iTunes sharing in workplaces — selective sharing to establish idendity, then the boss looked in, and everyone shut up.
- the universe of taggers is full of young white men
- tagusablity for these conversations
ETA Marshall wrote with a corrected attribution to the ‘venn diagram’ quote. Thanks!
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