Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a language theme

Fascinating use of tag cloud to track the evolution of language

Presidential speeches tag cloud shows the evolution of keywords and issues in official speeches and documents

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Words to use and lose

Thomas M-M suggests we lose a few lazy words and develop some new labels that put language to the service of people

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What’s in a tag?

What’s in a name? Are there times when we should avoid terms such as ‘tag’ in favour of more common terms such as ‘label’, or should we try to convert people to our way of talking?

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Denham Grey’s intro to Ontologies

Intro to onologires, where to start, what to do and some useful links

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The OWL has landed

W3C first release for Ontology Web Language (OWL)

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Deadly metaphors II

Metaphors can kill II: why do people ignore facts that don’t fit their conceptual model?

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