Tag me

: Yahoo puts up its new save-this/tag-this beta.

: David Weinberger points to a service that lets you tag books. Well, of course: What happens when we don’t just tag pages but things — movies, destinations, books, gadgets… And what happens when you can get to that on the road (in the bookstore, you look for recommendations of books about…).

Of course, you can tag people.

: I have been showing everyone who’ll listen Flickr’s “interestingness,” a secret-sauce algorithim that, I believe, uses vectors of interest and link and social patterns to find the photos Flickrers find interesting. And they are interesting.

What’s great about this is that it exposes not the wisdom of the crowd but the taste of the crowd.