Posts on quality, life, culture, the media, news & tech with a twist & a slice of Limey. I moved my blog to http://renaissancehambara.jp in December 2006, go there for the latest content.
Joshua Schacter was one of the spokespeople (along with Bradley Horowitz, danah boyd and Stewart Butterfield) that we used at Yahoo! to show how the business was changing from a stodgy online media company to a consumer generated content nirvana.He is a plain-spoken down-to-earth kind of guy, who is real easy to work with as a PR person. I am sure my ex-colleague Kathryn Kelly would have liked this quote from a profile piece in MIT's Technology Review:If I went in there and said, Hey, you're using that tag wrong, people would just tell me to fuck offThe profile is well worth reading for the even-handed discussion it provides on folksonomies (tagging as its known to common folk). Kudos to Valleywag for the tip.
Labels: folkesonomy, online, tagging, technology, web, web2.0