Tag Archives: Flickr

Violating the prime directive: Clouds, Flickr, and repatriation

I spent hours trying to get my own content back from Flickr. I found out it violates the cloud’s prime directive: Get me my stuff.

Gathering moss: data gravity and context

Dave McCrory’s work on Data Gravity says that the tendency of data to cling together comes from the usefulness of the resulting knowledge. Here’s a concrete example.