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Flickr Commons adds tags to Library of Congress images

Just announced this morning – a fantastic partnership between Flickr and the Library of Congress. Flickr Commons The Library of Congress Pilot Project The Library of Congress has a Prints and Photographs Online Catalog comprised of over 1 million images (and growing) that have been available online for over 10 years. Back in June of […]

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Tag Decay Poster from ASIST is online

I met quite a few people at the recent ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Milwaukee and told them I’d be getting my poster online. The poster is up – Tag Decay: A View Into Aging Folksonomies (PDF 1.7MB) It was a great problem to have people standing, listening, and asking questions for four hours. I just […]

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BarCampRDU – Expertise Location

Another successful BarCampRDU this past Saturday. Fred did a great job organizing the organizers and making it all run smoothly. Red Hat hosted again this year and again, to rave reviews. Pictures and Posts. I was in charge of the big schedule board again. We had it up much faster this year with less tape […]

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Clean and store your raw tags like Flickr

Today I was working through how a new application would be handling tags and realized that I strongly believe Flickr has the most robust method of storing and querying tags. I think they do it well and wanted to copy their lead. The main reason I feel they’ve got the best system is how they […]

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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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