Semantic footprints through time

On the oracle blog, I wrote a little piece on prompting for tags and categories. I was very taken with the idea from Elias Torres that there should be Karma rewards for innovating the vocabulary and was struggling with how to cope with words changing meaning. My contemporary example was “High Availability”. I very briefly looked at the way prompting inhibited innovation of the vocabulary.

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Originally posted on my sun/oracle blog, republished here in April 2016

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