Not research, but try
At 06:49 02/04/2008 +1100, Stephen Collins wrote:
>First, sorry for the cross-post.
>On another list, I'm having a discussion with an unbeliever
>(ooooohhh!) about the value of tagging. His argument is that given
>everything is searchable, everything automatically becomes a tag
>can use and tagging is therefore, noise.
>I've raised several arguments with him:
>- user-defined meaning adding value to formal meaning
>- emergent context and meaning
>- the spurious nature of the every word becomes a tag position
>on my position that to do so simply creates confusion rather than
>I've also pointed him at things such as http://steve.museum/,
>Weinberger's "Everything is Miscellaneous" and Thomas' work. He
>Can anyone point me at some research that shows the value of
>I know I can search for it, but I also know the brains trust here
>have their fingers on stuff that will be better or more valuable
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