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Jargon Buster


Blog – an on-line personal publication of opinions or information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog


Blog search – search engines that can search the blogosphere. Try www.technorati.com.


Blogosphere – the society of blogs on the internet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blogosphere


Clay Shirky – one of the many “IT Philosophers” http://shirky.com/writings/ontology_overrated.html worth a read.


Del.ic.ous a social bookmarking (tagging) service. Type del.ic.ous into your browser and open an account today! http://del.icio.us


Society – there is such a thing; http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest.


RSS (Really Simple Syndication) - a view of a web page that a computer can read. For desktop aggregators try http://www.rssbandit.org/ or www.sharpreader.com, or for an online aggregator http://www.bloglines.com/ .


Tagging – describing the content of a web page in one or more simple words (tags). Often known as key words in academic articles. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metadata_(computing)


Wiki a website the reader can update, comment on and interact with. Try http://jamestrevorjohn.pbwiki.com/

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