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Awesome IIW2006

I just got back from Internet Identity Workshop 2006A (the “A” because a second one is planned later this year). I want to echo the praises others (Phil Windley, Kim Cameron) have heaped on it. In particular, Kaliya was amazing. … Continue reading

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I-Tags Getting Smarter

It’s been six months since I’ve posted anything about i-tags but the spec has been steadily evolving. Working Draft 03 has been posted on the i-tag wiki and there are some great new features. Quick highlights: The underlying RDF model … Continue reading

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Clay Shirky & Open Tagging

A conversation with Stowe Boyd reminded my of Clay Shirky’s recent piece called “Ontology is Overrated — Categories, Links, and Tags“. I can’t recommend this highly enough to anyone interested in open tagging. Clay makes a great case why the … Continue reading

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Adoption Hurdle for Open Tagging

Stowe Boyd makes a good point about the key adoption hurdle for open tagging: However, the assertion that we can start merrily open tagging (tra la) with XRIs fails one critical test: I would like to have taggregators like Technorati … Continue reading

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URNs, XRIs, and Open Tagging

In response to my post yesterday on using XRIs for “open tagging”, Darren Chamberlain had this comment: I wonder why simply using urn: URIs is not sufficient to identify a tag. From your example, the Thai tag could be: <a … Continue reading

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Mea culpa – Gabe was there first!

In my previous post I summarized a way to use XRIs for “open tagging” of blog entries and other content due to numerous pings from other bloggers about this subject — only to find out that my XRI TC co-chair … Continue reading

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Open Tagging

I just added a new category called “Open Tagging” because I’ve been having so many discussions with XRI-savvy bloggers (starting with Kaliya Hamlin and Mary Hodder) about how XRIs might be a solution for an open, distributed way of tagging … Continue reading

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