Plates-formes de curation Collaborative comparison engine Register Sign in Sign in Sign out 's dashboard Well... I did it! (Evernote vs. Delicious vs. Instapaper vs. Pearltrees) After completing the Resesarch tools lesson, I decided I would try out each of the tools (Delicious, Instapaper, and Evernote) for myself. I have signed up for each one, and I KNOW I will love using them (or at least one of them). Bookmarking: On all three tools, the user has the functionality to bookmark pages with the simple click of a button. I love this feature.
The Library of Babel The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges By this art you may contemplate the variations of the 23 letters...The Anatomy of Melancholy, part 2, sect. II, mem. IV Open Libraries – "… are signs of life and hope: They are the cornerstone of democracy" Not for the first time, the glut of incoming information threatens to push out useful knowledge into merely a cloud of data. And there’s no doubt that activity streams and linked data are two of the more interesting things to aid research in this onrushing surge of information. In this screen-mediated age, the advantages of deep focus and hyper attention are mixed up like never before, since the advantage accrues to the company who can collect the most data, aggregate it, and repurpose it to willing marketers. N. Katherine Hayles does an excellent job of distinguishing between the uses of hyper and deep attention without privileging either. Her point is simple,”Deep attention is superb for solving complex problems represented in a single medium, but it comes at the price of environment alertness and flexibility of response.
Software - Tweet Library Introducing Tweet Library Tweet Library keeps a local searchable archive of your own tweets, favorites, and retweets so that you can find important tweets later. It adds collections so that you can curate your timeline by organizing related tweets together. And it includes custom filters to automatically group or hide tweets. Screencast Video Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value As you are increasingly submerged by an endless flood of information, online content curators may provide a new, valuable service to anyone looking for quality information online: a personalized, qualified selection of the best and most relevant content and resources on a very specific topic or theme. Curated in real-time. When I first wrote about this, six years ago, I called this type of work newsmastering and newsradars, but now that the real-time element has come into play, as much as social media, video, Twitter and other new content sources, the original idea of what a newsmaster / content curator is and what tools and features are really needed has certainly started to change. Photo credit: Erkin Sahin Robert Scoble has recently posted on his blog a fascinating article entitled: Seven Needs of Real-Time Curators.
Yahoo! Pipes Yahoo! Pipes is a web application from Yahoo! that provides a graphical user interface for building data mashups that aggregate web feeds, web pages, and other services, creating Web-based apps from various sources, and publishing those apps. The application works by enabling users to "pipe" information from different sources and then set up rules for how that content should be modified (for example, filtering). 11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of tricks up its sleeve.