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ethnoclassification

ethnoclassification
 n.— «But what if we could somehow peek inside our users’ thought processes to figure out how they view the world? One way to do that is through ethnoclassification—how people classify and categorize the world around them.…Ethnoclassification, to the best of my knowledge, was coined by Susan Leigh Star for her Digital Libraries conference workshop “Slouching Toward Infrastructure.”» —“Metadata for the Masses” by Peter Merholz Adaptive Path Oct. 19, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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