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Pearltrees Gives Itself A Visual Refresh With New Customization Options, Major Redesign Coming Soon

Pearltrees Gives Itself A Visual Refresh With New Customization Options, Major Redesign Coming Soon
Pearltrees, the Paris-based curation and discovery service, just launched a new version of its web and mobile apps. The update introduces a visual refresh with full-screen images that now automatically appear as backgrounds for all of your pearltrees – the mind map-like tree structures that you use for organizing your collections on the site. While the service previously featured a very abstract representation of the bookmarks, images, texts and other items you save on the site, the new version now shows you more realistic ‘pearls.” A pearl, the company says, now “presents a view of what it contains, making what’s inside immediately recognizable.” This, as Pearltrees co-founder and CEO Patrice Lamothe puts it, “conveys more emotion and more information at a glance as people explore their libraries.” In addition to this, Pearltrees now also features improved zooming capabilities and better image formatting.

Pearltrees . Biblioteca visual de colaboración en la red Pearltrees es una biblioteca visual de colaboración. Permite recopilar, organizar y compartir todo lo que quieras. Es una biblioteca de tu vida digital en la que se pueden recoger páginas web, fotos y notas sobre las cosas que te gustan. Puedes organizarlas como desees y mantenerlas a tu alcance. Por ejemplo, si te gusta el cine podría organizar un pearltree de "cine" para que sea fácil de trasladar tu s búsquedas favoritas a tu biblioteca con sólo unos pocos clics. Es social: puedes descubrir millones de perlas organizados por otras personas que comparten tus intereses. Puedes guardar todo lo que quieras en tan sólo dos clics y luego organizar lo que has recogido a tu propia manera para tenerlo fácilmente al alcance de tu mano o para compartirlo. La interfaz visual de Pearltrees te permite crear un número ilimitado de carpetas y subcarpetas, lo que hace que sea divertido y fácil de manipular tus perlas y Pearltrees. Pearltrees es una biblioteca digital colaborativa. Pearltrees es gratis.

use PT for ToDo list Challenge 5 - Curate Resources using Pearltrees If you listened to the episode of the Instructional Tech Talk podcast that discussed curating content in the classroom you know how valuable curating resources can be both with students and for your own resources. Social bookmarking has become a huge activity – spreading many genres and via many platforms. It has revolutionized the way in which we share and find information. Like I mentioned, there are many ways to participate in social content curation and each way looks a little different. For the purpose of this challenge, we will be using the popular curation tool Pearltrees to begin our content curation adventure. Don’t worry – it is easy, fun, and extremely addictive. Pearltrees is a way to store all the websites you use on a regular basis (and even the ones that you won’t use again for 2 years) to allow for instant reference. The Challenge Create a Pearltrees account and start curating resources. How to Complete the Challenge 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Pearltrees s’offre une refonte graphique Force est de constater que ce service est certes bien connu en France mais aussi très apprécié et utilisé aux États-Unis comme dans le monde entier (les articles chez TechCrunch et consorts parlent d’eux même). Et puis il suffit de regarder les chiffres du service : 2 millions d’utilisateurs par mois et 50 millions de perles créées au total. Rien que ça. Cette refonte de Pearltrees améliore sensiblement le confort de navigation, avec une interface toujours aussi propre qui intègre désormais des fonds d’écran pour illustrer parfaitement le sujet et apporter en même temps une touche graphique intéressante et des perles toujours plus réalistes qui rendent le concept très ludique et intéressant. Les contributeurs, eux, pourront profiter des nouveaux outils de personnalisation afin de mettre en scène facilement leurs intérêts sur leurs profils respectifs. aller sur Pearltrees

La puce et le neurone : deux mots sur la « curation » Ah le vilain mot que celui de « curation » ! Il y a décidément des anglicismes qui passent mal. Je ne sais pas pourquoi on ne lui préfère pas le terme d’édition, fût-il imparfait. Quoi qu’il en soit, c’est depuis quelques mois un des mots à la mode sur le Web et il recouvre quelque chose d’important : essayons donc de remonter du son (bruyant) au sens. Mais tout d’abord, qu’est-ce que la curation ? Maintenant, si l’on considère le Web, on comprend aisément pourquoi c’est une notion importante. Pour ne parler que du Web moderne, celui qui dans mon esprit commence au milieu des années 1990, deux méthodes de curation se dégagent : l’humaine et l’algorithmique. La curation humaine, c’est « David and Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web« , à savoir Yahoo! Delicious, né durant les années 2000, est une autre start-up qui fit date et, à mon avis, la start-up la plus emblématique du Web 2.0. Il est assez aisé de tracer les principaux avantages et inconvénients de ces deux approches.

Organize The Best Of The Web In Your Own Visual Library On Pearltrees [Chrome] Advertisement Just a month back we had a brief but interesting discussion where a reader asked about Pearltrees and what was good about their visual way of curating web content. I had heard about Pearltrees before, but had never really got down to using it. The one phrase that has been consistently used to describe it is – visually pleasing. Now, we know that the more content we bookmark and stuff away for reading later, the more onerous it becomes to manage them. Pearltrees is a more natural way to process all we save and share the best of the web. Please Note: In Pearltrees everything is public and collaborative by default. Pearltrees on Chrome Pearltrees has browser extensions and add-ons for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. You start by creating your account and profile on Pearltrees. Turn Interesting Web Pages into Pearls Think of yourself as a scuba diver out hunting for pearls – great content in this case. Clicking on a pearl expands it to a detail window.

Pearltrees beautifies curation with Botticelli Pearltrees is routinely used to embed data related to a particular topic in a way that is easy to navigate. The platform - which went live in 2009 - currently counts more than two million active users and over 50 million pearls, which can best be described as pieces of digital content. Today, Pearltrees is rolling out Botticelli, which company spokesperson Oliver Starr told TG Daily can best be described as a new version of the platform that transforms organized collections into beautiful illustrated libraries. "Pearltrees users will now have beautiful full screen backgrounds that illustrate each pearltree, making the product more beautiful and easier to navigate. The new backgrounds provide context for each pearltree, resulting in much more immersive navigation from interest to interest," he explained. "Highly realistic pearls now allow users to play with and dive into content in an entirely new way. The new release is available immediately for the iPad and iPhone as well as on the web.

Saviez-vous qu’il existe des perles de S.I.Lex ? (Pearltrees et Serait-ce une perle de silex ? (en fait, du silex rubané poli). Krzemień pasiasty kula. Dans la jungle foisonnante des services 2.0 et des médias sociaux, il en est vers lesquels on se tourne d’abord pour leur esthétique et leur élégance, plus que pour leurs fonctionnalités. Il faut dire que Pealtrees est un outil assez atypique, situé quelque part entre les bookmarks sociaux et la cartographie heuristique, qui propose de fournir aux internautes les moyens d’ « éditer » par eux-mêmes le web en construisant sous la forme d’arbres de perles des parcours de page en page. Pearltrees est une start-up française et je vous conseille d’aller faire un tour sur le blog Cratyle.net de Patrice Lamothe, son CEO, où il développe la vision qui est à l’origine du projet et notamment la critique d’une certaine conception du web 2.0 : La démocratisation de la création n’a cependant pas entrainé la démocratisation de l’accès aux contenus. I Cartographier le droit en arbre de perles J'aime :

Pearltrees - a collaborative web curation tool Pearltrees (iPad app, myös: PC ja Mac) Entäpä jos nettisivut olisivat pieniä pallukoita, joita voisit ryhmitellä mielin määrin? Voisit selata jokaista ryhmää erikseen tai siirtyä haluamallesi sivulle yhdellä painalluksella. Tieto olisi kaikille avointa ja sitä voitaisiin jäsennellä myös yhdessä. Pearltrees tekee tämän mahdolliseksi. Muuta nettisivut (tai kuvat tai muistiinpanot) "helmiksi" ja luo omia "helmipuita", joiden sisällön ja muodon päätät itse. Mielestäni Pearltrees on erinomainen ohjelma mm. web curation -toimintaan helpon käyttöliittymänsä ansiosta. P.S. Pearltrees overhauls its collaborative library app with new "Boticelli" release • Rude BaguetteRude Baguette Today, Pearltrees announced a new version of their collaborative library will be released soon. Available on iPad and iPhone for free, the app “transforms organized collections into beautiful illustrated libraries.” The self-proclaimed largest collaboratively library is currently home to 50 million web pages organized into 6 million pearltrees. Pearltrees also had a premium version for $4.99, which they rolled out last October. The release, which will come soon, will include an overhaul to the design and interface including full screen backgrounds, more realistic pearls, and a suite of customization tools (reusable images, galleries, improved zooming, etc.). With this new release, we focused on the visual potential of Pearltrees to let people dive deeply into their interests and nearly feel them. Since the companies founding in 2009, it has raised over 8 Million euro from investors, and has been seen as one of the more ambitious startups in Paris.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools Finding and Sharing great content is very time consuming. But we all have plenty of times on our hands. I don’t think so…. Social Media eats into our time every day and it’s getting worse! Content curation tools are available to help. Content curation is the process of filtering through content to find the best content. So here are some content curation tools that will save you time finding great content. Note: Make sure also to read the essential effective guide to content sharing. 1. In Scoop.it you create boards of content around specific topics and then add content to these boards. When you use Scoop.it other real people find content for you. Here’s an example of a board I created for top social media posts. 2. Imagine that you missed a really great conference but you heard that someone ‘storified’ it. This summary could include tweets, Facebook updates, pictures, videos and much more. So you get a story about the conference. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Final Comments You know we love comments.

Pearltrees - Et si on se passait de Google? Internet est-il devenu si riche qu'on doive maintenant repenser la façon d'y naviguer efficacement? C'est ce que croient les fondateurs de Pearltrees, un site web permettant d'organiser et de conserver ses contenus d'intérêt sous forme d'arborescence virtuelle, tel un «arbre de perles». Créé en 2010, le site est aujourd'hui en version 1.0 depuis novembre. Deux millions de contributeurs collectionnent et échangent déjà leurs perles d'intérêt. Pour Patrice Lamothe, PDG et cofondateur de Pearltrees, la création de son site est davantage liée à la nécessité d'utiliser de nouveaux outils qu'à la saturation du contenu. «Je ne crois pas qu'internet soit saturé, c'est la grande utopie d'ailleurs: ce n'est jamais trop grand. Patrice Lamothe considère qu'il y a eu une évolution du type de contenu sur internet. Vers un web 2.0? Un site comme Pearltrees, qui s'appuie sur le partage du contenu illustre très bien selon moi la notion sociale vers laquelle on tend de plus en plus. Tout le monde s'y met

26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Content Curation Tools - SEW Content is still king, but it isn't always practical or cost effective for marketers to produce brand-new, meaty, thought-leadership level content pieces on a regular basis. That's where curating content can come in handy. Content curation offers a nearly limitless method of fueling your inbound marketing efforts. Unearthing and sharing the quality content of others allows you provide your audience fresh content on a regular basis to serve any interest, industry, or market. What's more, sharing and celebrating the work of others helps get you on their radar and can forge valuable, long-term relationships with the content authors. To help you curate, here's a list of 26 tools you can use to find, aggregate and share your content with the world, be it in a blog roundup, big list of resources or to share via social. 1. A granddaddy of content curation, in practice if not in tenure, Pinterest is one of the Internet's most popular sites for culling content. 2. Price: Free 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

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