Category Archives: Tagging

Return of the Editor: Why Human Filters are the Future of the Web

Read Before news aggregators, content curators, and Google’s omnipotent algorithm, the world’s information was sorted by real human beings. In the web’s next phase, argues The IdeaLists’ Karyn Campbell, the old-fashioned editor is poised for a comeback. But while algorithms … Continue reading

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Semiotic dynamics and collaborative tagging

Read Collaborative tagging has been quickly gaining ground because of its ability to recruit the activity of web users into effectively organizing and sharing vast amounts of information. Here we collect data from a popular system and investigate the statistical … Continue reading

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