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January 15, 2009

Tagging - looking for a resource

January 15, 2009

I come seeking help using the crowd as a source. Does anyone in the community have a good, simple best practice guide to Tagging. I know that many of you are using Tags effectively, so I'm guessing there should be something out there. Any ...

From: Lawrie Phipps - Read more

November 16, 2008

Full Fat Feeds

November 16, 2008

It's great to see so many projects syndicating their web and blog content over to the site - it means that the community can share and connect in one handy place. Some of the feeds coming over are restricted however, meaning that people have to click through to the original site to view the entire post. I'd like to ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

June 20, 2008

Emerge Conference Online session on June 25th "User 2.0 - exploring students' perceptions of tag clouds and our own experiences of tagging"

June 20, 2008

The SkillClouds project (www.sussex.ac.uk/skillclouds) will be running an online workshop on June 25th at the Emerge Online June Event, in which we will explore the idea of User 2.0 - one of the themes of this June conference - in a couple of ways.The SkillClouds project is investigating whether tag clouds and other visualisation approaches based on feeds of ...

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February 25, 2008

SkillClouds - recruiting for E-learning Developer/Integrator

February 25, 2008

We are recruiting for a one year fixed term post of E-learning Developer/Integrator, to support the SkillClouds project and to work on other web related e-learning projects at the University of Sussex.If you know anyone who might be interested, please circulate the details, which can be found at: The closing date is 6th March 2008. Many thanks. ...

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October 10, 2007

The limits of homophily

October 10, 2007

Thanks to Frances Bell for drawing my attention to this article, and to a really useful word. I've been talking about the issues of homophily within social networking sites and practices for some time now, but without having an actual word to describe what it was I was getting at. So cheers Frances! Homophily in this ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

April 23, 2007

Flickr at Emerge

April 23, 2007

Many of you already use photo sharing sites, to upload, store, share and display digital pictures. We run a Flickr feed column in the sidebar of the Emerge front page. Flickr was brought by Yahoo in March 2005, and is described on Wikipedia as “…a photo sharing website and web services suite, and an online community platform, which is ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more