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The New Rules of Content Creation & Curation - Making News Useful. Yesterday at the Googleplex, journalists, technologists and Googlers converged for the TechRaking summit.

Making News Useful

Our goal was to figure out how to break news of its bad habits lingering from the pre-Web era. We compared notes about our own organizations, shared examples of stories and projects, and dreamed up ways to serve you better. Here's what we've got so far. The Problems "We need to rethink every facet of the journalism model," said Richard Gingras, VP of News at Google, to start off the event. The newspaper is a sticky idea. The news audience is evolving faster than news providers, though. But the problems go deeper than just presentation. The Solutions To be useful, news sites need to be information tools, not just sources. Site designs need a do-over to work the way audiences want them to. News isn't just about information. High technology has shaken up journalism, but it offers the industry promising ways to relearn its craft. Lead image courtesy of Shutterstock. A Brief History of Curating New Media Art. Rethinking Curating.

Shel Holtz: Smarter Curation for Enterprises. Shel Holtz has more than 35 years’ experience of organisational communications, in in-house and consulting roles with mostly Fortune 500 companies.

Shel Holtz: Smarter Curation for Enterprises

He is a Fellow of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the author or co-author of numerous books in the communications arena, and a frequent speaker. These days he is principal of Holtz Communication + Technology, helping enterprises communicate better in the online space. One of his focus areas is watching how the social world uses online technologies, and applying that in enterprises to improve internal and external communications.

We asked Shel about how mid- to large-sized organisations can focus their curation efforts, and he outlines four ways organisations large and small can benefit now: At the moment a lot of organisations are curating on a longitudinal basis. What got me thinking about this was a news event. The same thing can work for an organisation. Take a chemist, for example. Not necessarily.

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Curation. The Digital Museum - Curator's Abstract. The Curator's Abstract My current art practice takes many forms, including painting, sculpture, drawing, curation, installations, video, web design, digital images, teaching and the study of the creative process.

The Digital Museum - Curator's Abstract

In this report I show how different facets of my perception, motivation and process are informed with underlying elements. The Six forms include Material Frame, Perspective, Ground, figure and Strategy, all derived from painting practice. In this report I describe sections of my life and history, influences, as they relate to my work. To flow. [Art Practice] My Art Practice The Images in my oeuvre are a dense accumulation of process, where parts are obscured and other parts revealed, through size, color, clarity and the focus of representation.

My relationship to my art is both personal and idiosyncratic on one hand, and on the other, it is a research based process for personal, social, political and consciousness exploration. My work is phenomenological and experiential. Commentary.