This is what a Honda sounds like See, this is so much better than the Big Ad, IMHO . An amazing choir imitates various car related sounds. Pretty bloody amazing (although, i have to say, i had to double check whether it was Honda or Mazda when I was writing this description(tags: advertisinghondasoundviral)
MotherLondon (by Poke) I’m into mapping at the moment, due to a project I’m working on. So, this has taken my fancy (although, I can’t help asking… why?) i’m not certain but this sure looks like an emormous amazing interactive map of their offices and people and stuff(tags: pokemapsquicktime)
Outré Gallery – Home I was here on Saturday almost ready to hand over some cash. I always baulk at the last minute when it comes to buying art. I think I’d like to be more confident/blase about it. Ultimately, I’d love to have a house covered with all kinds of art.(tags: “pop art” “low brow” gallerysydneyart)
I was just thinking about the potential messiness of tags (for myself and my projects), when I happen to the Del.icio.us homepage (which i rarely see), and happen upon this: Folksonomies: Tidying up Tags?
An interesting read – they talk about the problems with tagging and some potential solutions. At the highest level they identify two activities that could be useful in improving tagging as a navigational system including:’educating users to add “better” tags and improving the systems to allow “better” tags to be added’.
They’ve also referenced Clay Shirky a few times, so I think I’ll have to go investigate what he has to say on the matter!
i’ve never been in a book club (i was too busy with uni when they were all the rage.. there was *one* bookclub meeting that I went to, but that ended up being a book swap and red wine binging session!), and its been a long time since I’ve written a book review. And, when I was reading this book I didn’t expect to be writing about it (or liking it for that matter)… Continue Reading…
i’ve been looking at my RSS feeds and my Delicious links today, trying to get them cleaned up so that they’ll look presentable in some kind of format on my blog, and its made me think some more about the information architecture in the wild.
much has been written about how tagging and feed subscription and blogging and the like gives power to the people to create and find and organise their content however they like – and yay to that. Has anyone done any thinking about the implications of this for users in terms of the skills required to actually organise this stuff effectively?
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