Monthly Archives: April 2006

Tags, Tagging, and Folksonomies as social system

Tagging and folksonomies have been on my mind recently. I’m still not clear on how they work. I got to thinking today about what kind of social system tags might represent. And then started thinking about semiotics, linguistic systems, systems … Continue reading

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MySpace courts the friendship of advertisers

There’s an interesting article in the NYTimes today about MySpace, and its intention to market itself to advertisers by allowing them to create profiles and make friends with MySpace members. The thinking here is logical; but it makes a few … Continue reading

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Simpsons, Social Network Analysis, and Visible Path

Doh! Now cover your left eye, read the following while wearing your social networking analysis hat.Then cover your right eye, and read it again, now wearing your psychoanalyst’s hat. You see what I see, yes? They don’t match. What the … Continue reading

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