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Knowledge recovery: applications of technology and memory

Burke, ME and Speed, S 2012, 'Knowledge recovery: applications of technology and memory' , in: Uberveillance and the Social Implications of Microchip Implants: Emerging Technologies , IGI Publishing. (In Press)

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      The ability to ‘write’ data to the internet via tags and barcodes offers a context in which objects will increasingly become a natural extension of the web. And as easy as the public was to adopt cloud based services to store address books, documents, photos and videos, it is likely that we will begin associating data with objects. Leaving messages for loved ones on a tea cup, listening to a story left on a family heirloom, or associating a message with an object to be passed on to a stranger. Using objects as tangible links to data and content on the internet is predicted to become a significant means of how we interact with the interface of things, places and people. This chapter will explore this potential and focus upon three contexts in which the technology is already operating, in order to reflect upon the impact that the technology process may have upon social processes. These social processes are knowledge browsing; knowledge recovery and knowledge sharing.

      Item Type: Book Section
      Editors: Michael, K and Michael, M
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital tagging, knowledge sharing, TOTeM
      Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
      Memory, Text and Place
      Publisher: IGI Publishing
      Refereed: Yes
      Depositing User: ME Burke
      Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2011 11:35
      Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:10

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