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9 content curation tools that better organise the web.

9 content curation tools that better organise the web.
Content curation is a huge deal on the web today. As content on the web grows exponentially, our ability to make sense of it is inversely proportional. In other words, we are fast sinking under the sheer amount of content pouring onto the web every day. The social web hasn’t made life any easier on content production either – in fact its lowered the barrier to entry. According to Facebook, 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news blogs etc) are shared each month on the social network, with no sign of slowing. Right now it seems that content curation, and curation platforms are going to be an area of growth on the web. URL: Redux has over the past year grown organically to become one of the web’s best places for finding great content. URL: A new startup still in Beta, Scoop.it again allows you to create topic centric information, and share with others. URL: Curated.By offers twitter integration right from the get-go, although you can signup without an account. URL: URL: URL: URL: URL: URL:

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Introducing The Curator's Code: A Standard for Honoring Attribution of Discovery Across the Web by Maria Popova UPDATE: Some thoughts on some of the responses, by way of Einstein. UPDATE 2: This segment from NPR’s On the Media articulates the project well — give it a listen. Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.” ~ Ray Bradbury How the World Wide Web works Advertisement by Chris Woodford. Last updated: November 8, 2014. Twenty or thirty years ago, there was something you could take for granted: you could walk into a public library, open up a reference book, and find information on almost any subject you wanted. What we take for granted nowadays is that we can sit down at practically any computer, almost anywhere on the planet, and access an online information library far more powerful than any public library on Earth: the World Wide Web.

Paper.li and Tweeted Times Pioneer Twitter-Based Curated Content They said print publishing was dead and that the newest mode of media was in the digital sector. It’s true that media has shifted from the hands of publishing giants to digital nomads from traditional names down to remote bloggers with cult-like followings. But what no one really expected was the next step…newspapers 2.0. Newspapers are making a comeback, but now custom-tailored to the appetites of the individual, with content being as unique as the reader itself. Why are newspapers back?

5 Time management tricks I learned from years of hating Tim Ferriss I have hated Tim Ferriss for a long time. I have hated him since we both had editors at Crown Publishing who sat next to each other and I heard how difficult he is. I didn’t blog about it because first of all, I’m sure the buzz about me is that I’m difficult, too. feedly The information you need to keep ahead. All the sites that matter to you, all in one place. Personalize Find and follow the sources of information that matter to you Read and Share 5 Time-Saving Tools For Content Curation As a business owner, you're expected to keep up with trends and effectively run your business. But sometimes, it seems like there just aren't enough hours in the day. I recently opened my Google Reader to find that I had more than 1,000 unread posts from the blogs and sites that I had subscribed to. We're all bombarded by online content from of millions of blogs, online news sites, Twitter, Facebook and other social networks. In the early days, information was exchanged at the water cooler or through the telephone. Ever since the Internet went mainstream, we've been discovering content by searching for it or having it delivered by e-mail.

Online Charts Builder Hohli Online Charts Builder New version: Try new version of Charts Builder, it based on new Google Charts API Load From Image URL: Chart Data can't equal to original, but very similar to it. Tactics for Content Re-Use You might have realised how resource intensive content creation is. There is no hope for economies of scale, unfortunately. However, there are a few things you can do to reduce the costs of content. First, you can use your attention and research time to create more content. Second, you can make your content live longer.

New and Improved SkyDrive Is a Threat to Dropbox Microsoft is shaking things up with SkyDrive. The new features and capabilities move it out of the Microsoft-centric shadows and pit it more directly against Dropbox, and possibly the imminently rumored Google Drive. However, Microsoft also announced a change to SkyDrive that many won’t appreciate. The big news is that Microsoft has done away with the convoluted Live Mesh system, and adopted a more streamlined syncing system very similar to Dropbox.

Journalists vs. curators What’s the difference between a journalist and a curator? —David Johnson, Berkeley, CA As David Carr of The New York Times put it at South By Southwest this year, “We’re all in the same business in a way. Ours is supported by ads; theirs is supported by borrowing content from elsewhere.

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