Category Archives: Long Tail

Semantic Web: The Missing Pieces

Kate Ray put together an excellent short film (15 min) on the semantic web. See “Web 3.0″ on her blog. The topics covered are spot on, and the people interviewed are thought leaders in field, including Clay Shirky, David Weinberger

Semantic Web: The Missing Pieces

Kate Ray put together an excellent short film (15 min) on the semantic web. See “Web 3.0″ on her blog. The topics covered are spot on, and the people interviewed are thought leaders in field, including Clay Shirky, David Weinberger

Booze Search

Here’s an interesting vertical search engine from Australia: Boozle. You can find the cheapest prices of liquor in stores in your area. Talk about a long tail market search engine… Couldn’t find Westvleteren anywhere in .AU though (which isn’t a

Booze Search

Here’s an interesting vertical search engine from Australia: Boozle. You can find the cheapest prices of liquor in stores in your area. Talk about a long tail market search engine… Couldn’t find Westvleteren anywhere in .AU though (which isn’t a

Better Than Free

Kevin Kelly has a very interesting post in his book in progress The Technium. Victor tipped me off to this (thanks Victor). Check out Better Than Free. The internet allows for easily made and distributed copies: copies of documents, music,

Better Than Free

Kevin Kelly has a very interesting post in his book in progress The Technium. Victor tipped me off to this (thanks Victor). Check out Better Than Free. The internet allows for easily made and distributed copies: copies of documents, music,

GoLexa Search Engine

Just came across GoLexa. The interesting thing about this is the search results. They provide quite a bit of context, including links to bookmarking sites, page data, page previews, etc. And there are also plenty of other tools, like direct

GoLexa Search Engine

Just came across GoLexa. The interesting thing about this is the search results. They provide quite a bit of context, including links to bookmarking sites, page data, page previews, etc. And there are also plenty of other tools, like direct

“Navigating the Long Tail” in ASIST Bulletin

I wrote a brief summary of my talk at the Euro IA 2007 conference on “Navigating the Long Tail” in the Dec 2007-Jan 2008 issue of the ASIST Bulletin with the same title. See the full article online here. A

“Navigating the Long Tail” in ASIST Bulletin

I wrote a brief summary of my talk at the Euro IA 2007 conference on “Navigating the Long Tail” in the Dec 2007-Jan 2008 issue of the ASIST Bulletin with the same title. See the full article online here. A

Browsing NYT by Categories

My ex-LexisNexis colleague Kevin Simons tipped me off to a new news service. David Winer created a way to browse the New York Times by topic. See his announcement of this serivce and the topic tree (i.e., an outline) for

Browsing NYT by Categories

My ex-LexisNexis colleague Kevin Simons tipped me off to a new news service. David Winer created a way to browse the New York Times by topic. See his announcement of this serivce and the topic tree (i.e., an outline) for

Librarians, IA, and the Long Tail of Information Spaces

Not sure if anyone has ever made this connection before, but I’m going to give a try. Let me know if you’ve heard this already. Here goes: If we consider all published information in the world, we can assume it

Librarians, IA, and the Long Tail of Information Spaces

Not sure if anyone has ever made this connection before, but I’m going to give a try. Let me know if you’ve heard this already. Here goes: If we consider all published information in the world, we can assume it