George Mason University/Center for History and New Media
Re: Lists as Fandom, Lists as KnowledgeThis is a great example of how systems of amateur metadata, ontologies, and standards arise without central coordination or imposed structures. Similar systems can be seen in other fan environments, e.g., as when the avid readers on LibraryThing do a bett ...
Re: Artists’ Lists and Other EnumerationsWhat fascinates me about these terrific examples from the archives is the way in which lists liberate people not only in terms of genre but also in terms of information and graphic design. There are incipient cases of Edward Tufte's "small multi ...