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December 19, 2005

Bush demoted from wise man to pantomime cow

Following on from last year's inspired display, Madame Tussauds have done it again :)...

Newspapers uncut

Lovely idea from City Comforts in response to some umbrage taken by Lance Knobel.Considering the effectively unlimited storage capacity afforded by servers, mainstream media could publish far more letters as well as, of course, its own unused copy. For example,...

Breakdown of Organisations

Sounds like Ross Mayfield has some fascinating dinners. Howabout this for a snippet?"we're seeing a fundamental shift in how we think about aggregating human effort ... Big companies are going to be the last to get this…How do you change...

Y Viva Espana

Off to sunny Spain for a week starting today. So a very early happy Christmas to everyone. Or happy winterval. Or whatever you're meant to say. Have fun!...

December 17, 2005

Tag Social Network Visualistion

Just quickly - have finally gotten round to updating the mapping your blog mind post of a couple of weeks ago and uploading some code so you can do it yourself (if you've got MT and if it's even remotely...

December 15, 2005

Empirical tags experiment

Looks like Prof Chuck and his graduate student might be about to do an interesting experiment. "a study where we compare information retrieval times and errors when people are using 2 kinds of info organizations: traditional hierarchical/taxonomic categories versus tags....

A Revised Tube Map

Oskar Karlin has done something wonderful. For his London College of Printing course, he had a go at redesigning the London Underground map. After worrying about how impossible a job it was to improve on a design classic, he decided:"I...

Us, Them and the Internet

One of the most important things you learn from the internet is that there is no ‘them’ out there. It’s just an awful lot of ‘us’. Source: Douglas Adams [via Kevin and Ton]...

December 6, 2005

links for 2005-12-06

script.aculo.us - web 2.0 javascript YourGMap technogoggles: Objects, Networks and Sociality » Yellowikis - A Case Study of a Web 2.0 Business, Part 1 | Web 2.0 Explorer | ZDNet.com...

December 2, 2005

links for 2005-12-02

Connectedness: Benefits of name dropping: David Krackhardt, Valdis Krebs, Kate Ehrlich, Martin Kilduff, Steve Borgatti Bruce Hoppe makes some interesting points about what gets people to sites - names, not concepts. (tags: network name_drop Bruce_Hoppe Google_Analytics reputation traffic)...

December 1, 2005

Mapping your blog mind revisited

A while ago I posted some thoughts about creating a mindmap of your blog. I've spent the last couple of evenings fiddling around with tags, a little easy php and Ucinet, some SNA software. I thought I'd post the rough...