KnowledgeIsNotATree (ThoughtStorms)

One of the IsNotATree analogies inspired by ACityIsNotATree

It criticises hierarchical taxonomies of knowledge, and is the reason InterdisciplinaryResearch is so much more fun.

Now there's a whole blog dedicated to tagging / FolkSonomies :

Read with TechnoratiTags, FolkSonomy


FlemmingFunche wants information organized as a hierarchy of abstraction / simplification so he can start with an overview and DrillDown : http://ming.tv/flemming2.php/__show_article/_a000010-001334.htm?time=1091631438


ClayShirky, rants beautifully : http://www.corante.com/many/archives/2005/01/24/tags_folksonomies_tags_flat_name_spaces.php,

and again

, http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/et2005/view/e_sess/6117 , http://www.starchamber.com/archives/001951.html


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