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A Great Selection of Curation Articles Prepared by David Kelly for #ASTDTK13

A Great Selection of Curation Articles Prepared by David Kelly for #ASTDTK13 | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it

Via Robin Good
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Everything you've ever wanted to learn, discover, or find out regarding curation is contained somewhere within the depths of this one fine piece. 

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Mattia Nicoletti's curator insight, January 28, 2013 8:51 AM

It's not about social tv but content curation it's the future of journalism.

 

Sue Myburgh's curator insight, January 28, 2013 6:16 PM

While 'curation' has become the new buzzword, the difference in meaning between this term, and 'content management', digital writing, blogs and even digital libraries is less and less clear.  I hate the way our understanding of things is clouded by the technology industry, and does not consider the opinions or work of information professionals.

Casey Strachan's curator insight, February 5, 2013 2:44 PM

Good info. Thanks for the share Robin Good. David Kelly has put together and published a great set of content curation articles that he has personally selected for his upcoming ASTD-TK conference session entitled: Curation: Beyond the Buzzword.

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September 2014's Best Books: 12 Fiction Must-Reads for Your Imagination to ... - Bustle

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Whether or not you're a student, you have to acknowledge that back-to-school season has arrived.
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Photographic Portraits of Famous Artist's Paint Palettes by Matthias Schaller

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Palette of Marc Chagall

Since 2007 photographer Matthias Schaller has photographed raw, abstract paintings. The paintings however are not found on canvas, but rather smeared onto the tools used to craft each work of art—the palettes. His series, Das Meisterstück (The Masterpiece), claims
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Washed Up: Alejandro Duran's Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations

Washed Up: Alejandro Duran's Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Working along a single stretch of coastline in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve, artist Alejandro Duran collects countless bits of trash that washes up from locations around the world. So far he's discovered plastic debris from dozens of countries on this shore of
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6c Animation about diabetes and the body - YouTube

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Explains type 1 and type 2 diabetes...

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My Jaw Dropped To The Floor When I Realized What This Image Really Was, NO WAY

My Jaw Dropped To The Floor When I Realized What This Image Really Was, NO WAY | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
I am completely speechless by this, so glad I found out about it.
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Paul's determination to create art is simply amazing! 

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20 Things We Told Our Kids Growing Up -- And What We Really Meant

20 Things We Told Our Kids Growing Up -- And What We Really Meant | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Little white lies are harmless, right? They've been used in the name of good parenting forever (at least we think so). Here are some things we frequently said to our kids when they were growing up -- and what we actually meant. And a H/T to Huff/Pos...
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Anthony Doerr Wins Pulitzer Prize for All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr Wins Pulitzer Prize for All the Light We Cannot See | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Anthony Doerr won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction today for his best-selling historical novel All the Light We Cannot See. The novel, which was the break-away literary fiction novel of last year, was...
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A few books to place on the must-read list!  BTW: Anthony Doerr is a Clevelander.  

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More than a stretch: Yoga's benefits may extend to the heart - Harvard Health Blog

More than a stretch: Yoga's benefits may extend to the heart - Harvard Health Blog | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Yoga is good for the muscles and the mind. New research suggests it may also be good for the heart.
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20 Sites With Free Images for Your Blog or Social Media Posts

A list of handy resources for making your blog or Twitter feed look great, at absolutely no cost.
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Earth from Above: French Photographer

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French photographer and imagery from the book, "Earth from Above". 

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How to Create an Infographic in Under an Hour [+10 Free Templates]

How to Create an Infographic in Under an Hour [+10 Free Templates] | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it

Wouldn't it be great if creating infographics was just as simple as writing regular ole text-based blog posts? Unfortunately, the reality is that making visual content like this usually takes a lot more time, effort, and let's face it -- skill -- than the written word. 

 

Usually.But considering the popularity and effectiveness of visual content in marketing today, you can't just afford to throw in the towel. That's why we decided to take all the pain and suffering out of infographic creation. 

 

Seriously -- don't throw in the towel just yet. You, too, can create professional-looking, high-quality infographics ... quickly! And I'm going to prove it. First things first ...


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You can download 10 powerpoint free templates:

http://offers.hubspot.com/how-to-create-infographics-in-powerpoint


Carmen Ramos's curator insight, April 12, 12:36 PM

Infographiken erstellen einfach gemacht, mit Power Point

Lori Wilk's curator insight, April 14, 10:04 AM

It's great to have tools to make your more #effective and #efficient that allows you to improve your #productivity. Execellent to help us to learn about creating #infographics

 

 

 

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Democratizing our relationship with art

Democratizing our relationship with art | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
That outlaw freedom jumped time and space last week when the Google Street Art Project announced it was doubling its worldwide database by adding 5000 new images.
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Google as art curator...

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This Flower-Filled Abandoned House Is Bringing A Bit Of Life Back To Detroit

This Flower-Filled Abandoned House Is Bringing A Bit Of Life Back To Detroit | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Late one evening this month, a woman appeared in the second-story window of an abandoned house overlooking a Detroit freeway. A spotlight illuminated her face as she flung handfuls of white pe
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From rubble & ruin to radiance...

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Kimmel Asks Kids "Who Do You Love More... Mom or Dad?" - YouTube

According to a new survey, three out of four adult children would rather spend time with their mom than their dad. Jimmy is always suspicious of polls like t...
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Happy Mother's Day my friends.  I think this is a slam-dunk (Philip's words).

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Differential effects of enriched environment at work on cognitive decline in old age

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Higher level jobs protect the brain much more...

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Ursula K. Le Guin on Aging and What Beauty Really Means

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"There are a whole lot of ways to be perfect, and not one of them is attained through punishment."

"A Dog is, on the whole, what you woul

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Punishment is never a way to become beautiful...

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Long live print: the graphic-design gang keeping it inky

Long live print: the graphic-design gang keeping it inky | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Painstakingly scrawled designs, eye-popping screenprints, crisp letterpressing … since 2008, global design network People of Print have steered clear of Photoshopped blandness and stuck with glorious handmade imperfection
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Intricate details and a freshness adds to the overall attraction of these prints...

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19 Bridges From Around The World That Will Take Your Breath Away.

19 Bridges From Around The World That Will Take Your Breath Away. | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Strolling across these bridges would definitely be a walk to remember and never forget.

Via F. Thunus, Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks
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Gorgeous & Breathtaking....you'll want to paint these pictures. 

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Picking Up Art Later in Life Could Help the Brain

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You’re never too old to follow your dreams, or so the saying goes.
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Pick up a paint brush or start a new hobby!

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24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World

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24 charts of leadership styles around the world

Via Jenny Ebermann, David Hain, Dean J. Fusto, Aki Puustinen
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Fascinating! 

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Isabelle Mayor's curator insight, April 20, 12:53 AM

Une infographie qui démontre symbolise les organisations et leur style de management. "Déjà vu mais on ne s'en lasse pas!"

Jaro Berce's curator insight, April 20, 4:03 AM

Is that ALL? Is there MORE? LIFE is so unpredictable that cannot be measured by any number count!

Ajo Monzó's curator insight, April 20, 5:39 AM

Very good, thanks!

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Monthly box brings color and creativity to your small one's mailbox - KOMO News

Monthly box brings color and creativity to your small one's mailbox - KOMO News | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Subscription boxes are everywhere; specializing in everything from beauty boxes, kid crafts, snacks and fashion wear. Now your littlest loved one can receive whimsical coloring books as a monthly subscription.
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And they also donate to children's hospitals....Nicetomato.com 

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Babysitting money plants a seed to help kids blossom (from New Jersey to Nepal)

Babysitting money plants a seed to help kids blossom (from New Jersey to Nepal) | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
New Jersey's Maggie Doyne moved to Nepal and built a home and school for hundreds of kids.
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CNN hero: My dear friends, Ranga and Meeka Kulkarnia, live in Maggie's home town in Chester, New Jersey and introduced me to this incredible young woman quite awhile ago. She left for Nepal before even attending college and remains there to this day. Very deserving accolades. 

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Put a Woman on the $20.00 Bill. Spread the Word

Put a Woman on the $20.00 Bill. Spread the Word | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
More votes = bigger mandate. Ask one other person to vote today and help us grow the movement!
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Frida Kahlo's Love Letters Give Glimpse Into The Guarded Artist's Private Life

Frida Kahlo's Love Letters Give Glimpse Into The Guarded Artist's Private Life | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
"I don’t know how to write love letters," Frida Kahlo wrote in 1946. "But I wanted to tell you that my whole being opened for you. Since I fell in love with you everything is transformed and is full of beauty... love is like an a...
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Frida...Frida...her love letters and some wonderful photographs.

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Introducing Car Shop | Uber - YouTube

Uber now brings you a new product catalog to enhance your riding experience. Items include a human hair blanket, waterproof rock, 3-person attached wearable ...
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Uber's new product catalog is hysterical.  I love the new seat belt covers and braces that double as a phone charger.  Advertising at its best! 

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