Dispatches from the disturbing town of Scarfolk, where it is permanently the 1970s:
Scarfolk is more than its famous sewage treatment works, it’s more than its high security mental facilities; it’s more than its world renowned covens; it’s more than its fine reputation which it rebuilt after a spate of grizzly serial killings…
It’s funny and creepy in equal measure. Actually, the creepiness may be the larger measure.
It’s Opera …but it’s folk.
My Twitter folksonomy. I'm glad to see that present continuous verbs are the most used.
Yes, there is a reason why I'm using this machine tag. Watch the next release of Last.fm for machine tagging goodness on events.
An experiment in social tagging of art museum collections
Fantastic collection of user-tagged content at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.
Magnolia is providing microformat feeds: simple HTML documents marked up with xFolk, hReview or hAtom. It's basically a simple sort of API. Very nice.
This new method in the Flickr API could be used to create some fun zeitgeist-driven mashups.
As a follow-up to my post about Yahoo's term extractor, I should point out that Tagyu also has an API. It's RESTful and simple.
Daniel Pink explains folksonomies.
This excellent little plug-in allows you to search your Del.icio.us links from Spotlight.
A fantastic online music store from the Smithsonian. You can download MP3s and liner notes.