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{ Monthly Archives } April 2007

Transparency trumps credentialism

Larry Sanger has been given a bigger stage. Edge has published his latest essay entitled “Who Says We Know: On the New Politics of Knowledge“. In it he argues against “dabblerism” – a word he made up to help him define his opponents’ position of anti-credentialism. Sanger is a credentialist. He wants credentials to buy […]

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ClaimID users needed for APM documentary

We just heard from American Public Media’s American RadioWorks – they want to interview some claimID users for an upcoming documentary about online identity. What fun. The wonderful folks at American Public Media‚Äôs American RadioWorks are looking for ClaimID users to appear in an hourlong documentary about online identity and self-marketing. This is a great […]

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Two ASIST Posters and VCU Technology Days

A good week for hearing back about things. Both short papers I submitted to ASIST were accepted. Fred and I submitted a claimID write-up with the title “Self-Representation of Online Identity in Collected Hyperlinks”. Additionally, my first attempt at writing down my thoughts about the use of social tags over time was accepted with the […]

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Expressivity vs. Uniformity – social tagging and controlled vocabularies – ASIST Panel

In an immediate follow-up to last week’s panel… here’s another. What: EXPRESSIVITY VS. UNIFORMITY: Are controlled vocabularies dead, and if not, should they be? When: 1:00 to 2:00pm April 2nd, 2007 Where: Pleasants Family Room in Wilson Library at UNC-CH Who: Led by Dr. Stephanie Haas, with panelists Dr. Gary Marchionini, Terrell Russell, Tim Shearer, […]

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