21st Century Information Fluency
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21CIF: Locate, Evaluate and Ethically use Digital information: Co Curators: Dennis O'Connor & Carl Heine
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Will the personalised Web destroy discovery?

Will the personalised Web destroy discovery? | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it

While the personalised web has potential, it will only really work if we have an actual, human element behind it, surfacing the best content or influencing an ad algorithm based on expertise and experience.


Via Guillaume Decugis
Dennis T OConnor's insight:

If we consciously mix our information filters will the resulting bubbles surface new content or get in the way of serendipitous discovery?

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Joyan's curator insight, April 28, 2013 7:57 AM

e-learning and discovery

Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, May 4, 2013 3:48 PM

Suuntaus, mille ei voi mitään? 

Jenn Alevy's comment, May 7, 2013 10:51 PM
Great question, I miss having things pop up that I had never seen before. That is the joy and wonder of the internet.
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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!


Via Beth Dichter, Gordon Dahlby
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