The Kingdom of Taxonomy

Here’s a little something I put together as a visual aid to explore the relationships between taxonomies, ontologies and folksonomies. I’ll be giving a seminar on this topic (from my new book) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon next Friday. Click on the image to see a bigger version. Enjoy!


4 Comments so far

Nick Brumleve

Very clever!  I like the “Independent Principality of Thesauri”.

This is a great way to bring down the mountainous barrier separating the “Kingdom of Maps”.

Posted on February 10, 2007 at 12:58 AM | Comment permalink

Sarah Elkins

I love this and can’t wait to share it with a map-maniac friend of mine!

Posted on February 15, 2007 at 05:19 PM | Comment permalink

Very funny!

Dugg @

Posted on February 23, 2007 at 12:27 AM | Comment permalink

I want this on a t-shirt!!

Posted on June 06, 2007 at 03:43 AM | Comment permalink

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