This is a Google Talk that David Weinberger gave in 2007. Although it’s almost 6 years old at this point, it’s still incredibly relevant – this is one talk I constantly bring up to users, particularly when talking about metadata in SharePoint. Having a flexible system to categorize and sort data is an imperative that most people overlook when they “just want a place to store stuff”. Storing your stuff is great, but being able to actually find and work with it is the ultimate goal.
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