Shirky: Ontology is Overrated — Categories, Links, and Tags

Typically brilliant article on wicked problems with top-down approaches to metadata, and the power of wide-scale taggingand folksonomies
Created:Wed, 07 Dec 2005 02:17:59 GMT


Original: http://jondron.net/cofind/frshowresource.php?tid=5325&resid=982
Posted: December 6, 2005, 7:17 pm

I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology and teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems, of which I am the Chair. I am married, with two grown-up children, and live in beautiful Vancouver.

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