I’m waiting in Newark airport for a connecting flight to Montreal, where I’ll spend some time with Maria and be at the IA Summit – maybe the friendliest conference around. I’ll be talking with Liv and Jorge about global IA, and basically filling my IA brain for the next year.
David Wienberger on Taxonomies and Tags. One thing many people fail to see, I think, are good ways to combine the strengths of various system. I’m working on an experiment with faceted tagging (better than facetious), so we’ll see how that turns out :)
I am subscribed to the feed with all new tags added to Mefeedia. Sometimes I just have to check it out: http://mefeedia.com/tags/rocktapus/
Google Movies. Yet Another Category Killer. from Ben Hammersley’s Dangerous Precedent: “The big decision, from a content producer’s point of view, is not whether aggregation is the way forward, but where in the aggregation chain to put yourself. “
Second p0st: Selecting intersecting sets from MySQL: how do do tagging in SQL. Phil really helped me out, and the comments there are adding to the conversation.
I’m looking for advice on finding a place in Barcelona to stay for 2 months. It doesn’t have to be big. It’d be nice if it had internet. And be in an interesting part of town. What parts of town should I be looking at?