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Instead of bookmarks organized with long lists, Pearltrees puts your links into a dynamic, sharable web of connections. Since the Web first came online in 1991, it has grown and improved beyond anyone’s predictions. Unlike the gray background, mono-spaced text and ugly graphics on the Web in those early years, today’s Web is rich with video, interactive applications and other useful and distracting goodies.
Aggregation and curation: two concepts that explain a lot about digital change Every time I read a story about why newspapers are failing that doesn’t mention the role of aggregation and curation in their troubles, it reminds me that something very fundamental is being missed, even by very sophisticated observers. Aggregation is one of the core concepts of content presentation and commercialization.
Aggregators, curators, and indexers: There’s a difference, and it matters » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of JournalismAggregation. Curation. Indexing. They’re all the same, aren’t they?
Curation is becoming an increasingly important term and for good reason: the online world is increasingly messy, muddled and full of blind alleys. Search used to be the best way to navigate online but today it is only one part of an Internet user’s dashboard. Finding things is fine if you know what to look for, but search is increasingly less effective in judging the quality of links, or putting those links into a context. Blekko , the recently launched search engine tries to provide a context for search terms but it’s still not curation but aggregation