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Several years ago I had the privilege of working with Steve Rosenbaum, author of Curation Nation .
Posted by Tom Foremski - April 29, 2011
FORTUNE -- Even the most casual social network user will admit that the Facebook or Twitter experience can be overwhelming -- that merciless stream of status updates and shared content, which sometimes feels less like a stream and more like a deluge, waits for no man, woman, or Web crawler.
Perhaps you won't believe me since it's my job to spread the gospel of curation as the Chief Evangelist of Pearltrees, but I think curation is here to stay. These are the reasons why I believe this is the case. This year there has been a tremendous amount of buzz in Silicon Valley about curation.
Posted by Tom Foremski - May 23, 2011
The impetus to this blog post (developed via curation and creation), was my fascination when I came across the following story that broke in the middle of May: ”Man tracks stolen laptop hundreds of miles away, calls thief”. – A very real example of what is going on in the content curation space today.
Guest blogger Chase McMichael is founder, president and CEO of social intelligence company InfiniGraph . A veteran of realtime collaboration technologies at companies such as Oracle, Sprint and Chase Manhattan Bank. McMichael has been awarded numerous patents and is a frequent speaker on social media technologies.
This is the first in a series of recaps from RealTime NY (formerly TWTRCON). The one-day conference, held at B.B.
Editor’s Note : Maria Popova is the editor of Brain Pickings , a curation of “cross-disciplinary interestingness” that scours the world of the web and beyond for share-worthy tidbits.
An update to social news viewing app Flipboard goes live in the app store today, with a new souped up 1.5 version that optimizes the reader experience even further. Earlier this week we had the chance to sit down with Flipboard CEO Mike McCue and did a demo of the new features, above.
Why do I constantly update my Google Reader RSS feeds? Adding categories, fine tuning reading lists, then upsetting them all over again when I stumble upon several great sites. That's because I rely on information discovery to push my own thinking .