Metadata from and for the Masses? A Common Nomenclature for Lego Families

This recent posting on The Morning News “A Common Nomenclature for Lego Families” is likely to resonate with many families, I suspect, and is as also a great learning moment in metadata, semantics, and language.

“Thousands of different Lego exist, yet when your seven-year-old asks for ‘a clippy bit,’ you know exactly what to hand him. GILES TURNBULL surveys a caucus of children.”

A selection of various Lego bricks

via www.themorningnews.org

Posted via web from Imported from http://waynehodgins.typepad.com

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