Folksonomies, memes and misunderstanding

Learning with e's

I was thinking about individuals tagging and organising their own content using tools such as Delicious , and then making them available to others. The Holistic Web blogpost Taxonomy vs Folksonomy says it all really - a taxonomy is predictable, whereas a folksonomy is flexible.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Delicious, Diigo), microblogs such as Twitter, mashups (e.g. has spawned concepts such as folksonomy, ‘Darwikianism’ and the ‘wisdom of the crowds’ (Kamel Boulos et al, 2006). universities delicious blogs Second Life social media schools Twitter Web 2.0

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LearnTrends Live: Harold Jarche on PKM

Jay Cross

“Categories&# are your personal folksonomy. Delicious is delicious. Harold downloads his Delicious files monthly. Personal Knowledge Management. BIG KM (corporate) | Little KM | Personal KM. Lots going on. Books, blogs, bookmarks, tags, etc.

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