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Web person at the Imperial War Museum, just completed PhD about digital sustainability in museums (the original motivation for this blog was as my research diary). Posting occasionally, and usually museum tech stuff but prone to stray. I welcome comments if you want to take anything further. These are my opinions and should not be attributed to my employer or anyone else (unless they thought of them too). Twitter: @jottevanger

Monday, January 21, 2008

...and Yahoo! using user-created tags

TechCrunch reports that Yahoo! is starting to put delicious rankings with its search results. It's unclear if delicious tags are actually used to calculate rankings, which would be a great test of the power of the lower-case semantic web, based on UGC/social tagging. Fingers crossed. Next we'll have to push them to look at other sources of socially tagged data. Come on out, Steve