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Folkscanomy: A Library of Books

Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy.

Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the metadata related to these scanned books are often done outside the library or cataloging industries, finding material can be more difficult. The Folkscanomy collection attempts to add a layer of classification for easier navigation.


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Cold-water coral (CWC) habitats are commonly regarded as hotspots of biodiversity in the deep-sea. However, a standardised approach to monitoring the effects of climate change, anthropogenic impact and natural variability through video-surveying on these habitats is poorly-established. This study is the first attempt at standardising a cost-effective video-survey design specific to small CWC mounds in order to accurately determine the proportion of facies across their surface. The Piddington...
Topics: Mounds, Sediments, Video survey design
Folkscanomy: General Academic Papers
by Dr. C. Ravichandran Dr. C. Kalaiselvan & Dr. T. Jayasankar
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Security and copyright protection are becoming important issues in multimedia applications and services. Digital picture embedded and extraction is a technology used for copyright protection of digital media. Here possession data knowledge known as QR-image (2D) is embedded into the digital media while not poignant its sensory activity quality. In case of any dispute, the second knowledge may be detected or extracted from the media and use as an indication of possession. This project proposes a...
Topics: Digital Video, Digital Embedding, Two-Dimensional Barcodes, QR Code, QR Code Features.
Folkscanomy Computer: Books on Computers and Programming
by Kevin Savetz
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On December 20, 2014 I filed a freedom of information act (FOIA) request with the FBI asking for all files relating to Activision and Infocom from 1979 through 2000. On December 31 2014, the FBI sent a response, indicating that they were unable to find any relevant records. UPDATE: On January 3, 2018 I sent a new FOIA request expanding the initial search from the Central Records System to: FBI Headquarters, and all field offices, main index as well as a all cross references. On October 30 2018,...
Topics: Activision, Infocom, video games, text adventures, interactive fiction