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Survival of the fittest tag: Folksonomies, findability, and the evolution of information organization
May 6, 2009

Folksonomies have emerged as a means to create order in a rapidly expanding information environment whose existing means to organize content have been strained. This paper examines folksonomies f…

Folksonomies: Business Use
April 23, 2009

Folksonomies have become very popular on content-sharing websites such as Flickr and Delicious, with their advocates claiming that they provide a free content organisation system that enables any…

7 Things You Should Know About Flickr
February 15, 2008

Flickr is a photo-sharing website where anyone can upload and tag photos, browse others' photos, and add comments and annotations. Users can create photo sets and collections to manage conte…

Folksonomies and Image Tagging: Seeing the Future?
December 5, 2007

This article gives an overview on folksonomies, what they are and how people use them. This article gives an overview on folksonomies, what they …

Part 4: What is Folksonomy - Why & How to Tag
June 22, 2007

This blog entry is part of A Teacher’s Tour Guide into the New Read/Write Web2.0 - 10 Part Series . This blog entry is part of A Teacher…

What open access research can do for Wikipedia
January 1, 2007

This study examines the degree to which Wikipedia entries cite or reference research and scholarship, and whether that research and scholarship is generally available to readers. Working on the ass…

Social Computing: Lifestyle Becomes a Workstyle
December 7, 2006

Presentation at the Fifth Annual ECAR Symposium, December 6-8, 2006, in Carefree, Arizona. This talk focuses on understanding the culture and design criteria of social software and how they both …

The IT Manager's Guide to Social Computing
January 1, 2006

The author gives an overview on the many aspects of social computing. The author gives an overview on the many aspects of social computing. …

Trends in Social Software
June 26, 2006

Adoption of blogs, wikis, tagging, bookmarking services, folksonomies, social networking software, and media-oriented services (e.g., podcasting) has been extraordinary over the past few years. …

Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning?
January 1, 2006

The Web version of this article differs somewhat from the print edition, reflecting recent and fast developments in the Web 2.0 world. Nothing has been cut from the earlier, print version; inst…


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