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The personal web publishing boom has led to an information explosion. It’s a data free-for-all, and it’s just beginning.
Cléo Centre for Open Electronic Publishing – Centre pour l’édition électronique ouverte (Cléo) The Centre for Open Electronic Publishing (Cléo), is a center funded by CNRS, EHESS, Université de Provence and Université d’Avignon.
The Art of Curation: An Interview with Maria Popova from BrainPickings | NeboBlog: Interactive Marketing, Design & Ramblings. Brought to you by NeboWebAs more and more people and brands take to producing digital content, a group of individuals has arisen with the goal of filtering the wheat from the chaff. I had the pleasure of interviewing the curator of the popular site Brain Pickings , Maria Popova, and picking her brain on this topic.
Just over two years ago I wrote a post about the importance of the resource and the URL — and I still stand by what I said there: the core of a website should be the resource and its URL. And if those resources describe real world things and they are linked together in the way people think about the world then you can navigate the site by hopping from resource to resource in an intuitive fashion.
So, we all know Web 2.0 is totally yesterday and Semantic technology is the wave of the future. But what’s happening right now?
The term “curate” is the interactive world’s new buzzword. During content creation and governance discussions, client pitches and creative brainstorms, I’ve watched this word gain traction at almost warp speed.
The thing that amazes me most when it comes to what is supposedly "news and content curation" on platforms like Scoop.it, is that some of the most popular and trafficked channels have nothing to do with curating a topic for a specific audience. Why?
By definition , content curation is the act of continually identifying, organizing, and sharing the best and most relevant content on a specific topic or issue online. When evaluating which content curation tool to use, there are three primary areas of consideration:
As 2011 online marketing and social media predictions start rolling in, we are hearing more and more about curation and how it’s going to be huge every day. But most of the discussion is conceptual and theoretical, talking about information overload and parallels to curation in museums. To help demonstrate what content curation actually means in the flesh, I have compiled a list of a 6 illustrated examples of curation in action by marketers, publishers and every day consumers.
Posted on April 1, 2013 4:58 am | For Immediate Release