Taxonomies don’t matter anymore

What is more frustrating to me than a lack of solid content categorization is that there is no single CMS out there that allows you to indicate follow-ups, updates, series, retractions, corrections and responses. Now that would be interesting metadata and it’d really allow us to keep readers in the loop and give them updates to stories they care about. Much more useful than telling me that this story is an education story and that that story is about air travel.

Stijn Debrouwere — Taxonomies don’t matter anymore


Steve (@steveintransit) December 20, 2011 Reply

There’s a notion of time and state change that seems missing in this. And I’d like to see discussions of better tools. I’m guessing the current state of affairs is human memory and URL pasting, when linking at bare minimum should at least look like Zotero citation management.

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