We are living in an era of information overload. So much content is shared online that curation is needed as a way to get value out of the information flood.
Content curation is the process of shifting through the vast abundance of content on the Internet to select the best, most relevant resource, on a specific topic or theme, so that we can organize, manage and collate the content for ourselves and share with others.
Content curation is about working smarter and not harder. Content curation is also a reflective process; as you curate resources you reflect on their value. Reflection makes new information stick in your brain.
Via Robin Good, Gust MEES