Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/20/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Why RSS and Folksonomies Are Becoming So Big. Google vs. Yahoo: Clash of cultures. Google is all about individuals fulfilling or exceeding their potential, and employees are given significant license to foster this, while Yahoo has morphed into a more mature company with tough management discipline. An RSS feed is a blog distilled to its core essence. If you look at the output of an RSS feed in a reader, you'll see no comments, no trackbacks and (for the most part) no design.

Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

I personally have found that because I've switched to Yahoo MyWeb that has full-text search across my bookmarked pages, I've come to use tags mostly to represent two things: Actions - I tag items with "blogthis" if I plan to come back an write it up in a blog. So for me, it's not quite the folksonomy effect that most people talk about, but based on these articles, I'm starting to think that's what other people are finding as well

Search 100

December's BIG QUESTION!!! Part I

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Podcasting, videocasting, Corporate YouTube, Tagging, folksonomies vs. taxonomies, social networking, are a few of the elements that make up the new ecosystem we called Learning2.0. Perhaps the Google and Yahoo shopping sprees, and of course the Blackboard thingy , make the cut in my book. What will you remember most about 2006? I've been planning my year in review post and just noticed THE BIG QUESTION. 2006 has been a GREAT year!