I've been in hibernation for a decade (out of IT) and that was the first geek meet-up i've been to in so much time... The only expectations I had were to meet the cool folks that showed up. I got there early, so I hung out and people watched. Hey, there is nothing more amusing to me than imagining what other people's lives are as they run for their trains, grab a snack, leisurely walk about, look at the floor, read, use your imagination. I am so lame, the only face that I knew was Steve Rubles (micropersuasion).
Okay, this isn't necessarily about innovation, although it could be. I just have to blog this story. My friend, who lives out in Colorado, just told me a story that gives me faith in a product/company. Her husband was taking the kids skiing, and on the way his car "died". He had to get towed and it was a big hassle, dealing with 2 small kids who really wanted to go skiing and all, of course. Mechanic calls and apparently he needs to replace the engine, preliminary estimates are between $4-$6k. But WAIT! it just so happens the "Subaru guy" happened to be at the shop that day and heard
Tagging, Folksonomy Catching On
Wired has an interesting article on tagging or folksonomy that jibes with what users of Ideascape have been doing for some time now. So, we have decided to flip on a partial view of external tagging, so folks can see how it works in Ideascape. You can also register for free to see the flip side on internal tagging.
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