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Triple tags on Twitter

0000-0001-5882-6823Triple tags (known as Machine Tags on Flickr) are a way of tagging web content with tags having three parts: a namespace, a predicate and a value. This means that we can differentiate between content about a Beagle dog (tagged … Continue reading

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Taxonomic machine tags

0000-0001-5882-6823Images on Flickr (and other sites?) can be tagged with “machine tags“. For living things, these can convey taxonomic information. For example: taxonomy:binomial=Larus melanocephalus taxonomy:genus=Larus Flickr collapses these to: “larusmelanocephalus” and “larus“, but note that subtracting one from the other … Continue reading

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