Monthly Archives: November 2011

Games With A Purpose (GWAP)

This is a short essay I wrote for Metadata class on creating metadata with Games With A Purpose. They are fascinating! I would love to develop a game for the institution I work at where employees identify people in old … Continue reading

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5,000 books trashed

I’m so sorry Zuccotti Park was so recklessly dealt with last night. It’s a tremendous waste, and it’s also baffling that such drastic measures were taken so suddenly. Apparently the OWS Library’s 5,000 book collection was just dumped in the … Continue reading

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Bruce and Hillman say metadata is like…

…PORNOGRAPHY, in that it is difficult to define.* Sometimes it is all too similar to pornography, as we discovered last week in Metadata class when our well-intentioned instructor did a Google image search for “teach teens metadata” and ended up … Continue reading

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