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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

September 2014's Best Books: 12 Fiction Must-Reads for Your Imagination to ...
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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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The Social Media Frequency Guide: How Often to Post

The Social Media Frequency Guide: How Often to Post | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Make your social media frequency the most valuable. Find out how often you should be posting to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and more.

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Lee Werrell's curator insight, September 13, 5:00 AM

People who blanket their ads across social media need not read this, those who are professional and courteous should.

Gary Obermeyer's curator insight, September 13, 11:36 AM

Well presented information, but should not be used as gospel.  things change so fast in social media that there's a half-life to just about any rules and guidelines.  My best advice, have a plan that makes sense to you and pay attention to the analytics. 

Nicholas C. Rossis's curator insight, September 15, 8:17 AM

How not to annoy your followers on your social media: interesting for authors and non-authors alike.  

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Weird and wonderful bicycle concept designs

Weird and wonderful bicycle concept designs | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Could this be your next folding commuter bike?.
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No. 8 is for me!

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10 Reasons Why Women Should Help Other Women in the Workplace | Glassdoor Blog

10 Reasons Why Women Should Help Other Women in the Workplace | Glassdoor Blog | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
“There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women." - Madeleine Albright, former United States Ambassador to the United Nat
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I love Madeleine Albright's quote, "There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women."   

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100 year old man donates 40,000 Euros to orphanages after begging on the streets

100 year old man donates 40,000 Euros to orphanages after begging on the streets | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
By his looks he is a beggar but what he does is worthy of a saint. Dobri Dobrev begs on the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria walking more than 25 kms per day. All th…
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An inspiring life!

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Amazon Is Selling Customized 3D-Printed Jewelry, Toys And More

Amazon Is Selling Customized 3D-Printed Jewelry, Toys And More | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items from third-party sellers using a new personalization op...
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You can design your own bobble head!

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Dinner is Served: Eating Insects with a Little Help from 3D Printing

Dinner is Served: Eating Insects with a Little Help from 3D Printing | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Dietitians ar enow using 3D printing to make insects more palatable and acceptable as a mainstream delicacy.

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, July 22, 11:25 AM

Who knew? Is this the secret for getting past the ick factor?

H2O Alkalizer's curator insight, July 22, 1:52 PM

Would you be willing to switch to this protein source?

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25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around The World

25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around The World | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
For the last two weeks, bored pandas from around the globe have been submitting their pictures of the best sculptures and statues. We have received more than 160 pictures and hundreds of votes which resulted in this awesome list. We added a couple of our own pictures, and made the final list. Did we miss any? Feel free to submit pictures by pressing
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10 Things to Evaluate Your Painting

10 Things to Evaluate Your Painting | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Greg Manchess has some tips for how to evaluate your painting. Ask yourself these questions about your artwork. Analyze and evaluate.
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Meryl Streep Elegantly Destroys Sexist Director Who Called Her An "Ugly Pig"

Meryl Streep Elegantly Destroys Sexist Director Who Called Her An "Ugly Pig" | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
She doesn't get angry. She's too smart for that.
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Always brilliant!  Meryl talks about her career and shares that the world is progressing from years ago--but then one has to wonder if that's true some weeks! 

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What Jim Carrey Explains In 1 Minute Will Change Your Life Forever. Seriously.

What Jim Carrey Explains In 1 Minute Will Change Your Life Forever. Seriously. | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Just one minute. You'll be glad you saw this.
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Watch the entire commencement address--you'll be glad you did.  Jim Carrey rocks the house with this heartfelt, funny, profound and informative talk.  Awesome!

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In Philly, an evolving art show attracts attention of rail riders with splashes of color

In Philly, an evolving art show attracts attention of rail riders with splashes of color | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
“@KnightArts: In Philly, an evolving art show attracts attention of rail riders with splashes of color http://t.co/3BZdV2pK0k”
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A viewer calls the splashes of color a "jolt of caffeine." The rail riders have had a bleak landscape of graffiti and drab to view on their daily commutes, but art and color now temporarily transports them out of the hum of the train and thoughts of work & family... 

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What’s The Deal With That ‘Go, You Chicken Fat, Go’ iPhone Commercial Anyway?

What’s The Deal With That ‘Go, You Chicken Fat, Go’ iPhone Commercial Anyway? | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Apple new iPhone commercial features a song with the lyrics "Go, you chicken fat, go." Allow us to explain.
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Brilliant advertising campaign.  If you found yourself singing the words and can't recall why, here is the history of that Chicken Fat song.  Oh, you likely went to public schools during the Kennedy era...

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What is art for? Alain de Botton's animated guide – video

What is art for? Alain de Botton's animated guide – video | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
In this exclusive video for the Guardian, philosopher Alain de Botton gives his top five reasons why art is such a vital force for humanity. Are we wrong to like pretty pictures? Watch and find out
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This is excellent!  Excellent!  Thanks, Edna for the post...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 12, 8:20 PM

I wonder why the fine arts i.e. painting, sculpting, poetry, etc. are the first areas cut in School?

 

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, September 14, 10:38 AM

So glad Linda Alexander found and shared this. Keep the link for days when your appreciation of beauty or your creative efforts take a beating in the face of the world's ills.

Suvi Salo's curator insight, Today, 3:33 AM

Viisi selitystä taiteen olemassaololle.

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10 Techniques to Hook an Audience

10 Techniques to Hook an Audience | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
10 Techniques to Engage and Audiences Interest
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The 20 Best US Cities For Culture

The 20 Best US Cities For Culture | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
The cities with the most museums, theaters, libraries, parks, and stadiums per capita.
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10 Presentation Quotes for Public Speakers

10 Presentation Quotes for Public Speakers | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
10 presentation quotes
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The Power of Two (John & Paul)

The Power of Two (John & Paul) | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Despite the mythology around the idea of the lone genius, the famous partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney demonstrates the brilliance of creative pairs.
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Fab Storytelling Secrets From 3 TED Talks

Fab Storytelling Secrets From 3 TED Talks | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it

"When I decided to write an article on brand storytelling inspired by TED talks, I went about it all wrong.

 

Scouring YouTube for tactics, elements, and components of brand storytelling, I was aiming to find five or ten (or 17) actionable tips that you can use to tell you brand’s story.

 

I was already boring myself to death and I hadn’t even begun to write.


Via Gregg Morris, Karen Dietz, Javier Sánchez Bolado
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Ken Schneider's curator insight, July 23, 11:49 AM

Very good POV on story and some interesting TED Talks - especially Nancy Duarte. Worth your time!

Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 23, 6:37 PM

Fellow curator Gregg Morris discovered this gem for his Story and Narrative curation and I thought you should know about it too.


3 TED talks are featured here and they are all worth watching. The first one from Andrew Stanton on the Clues To A Great Story I've curated before. It's a keeper. 


The second one from JJ Abrams is new for me -- and I love it. It's all about adding mystery into the storytelling toolbox. As the author of this post Julie Newmark says, "For example, creating puzzles to solve, challenges and even small adventures within your brand stories, you are involving customers and inspiring them to use their minds together as they seek to discover more. Engagement and connection to your brand is the point here and using mystery creates the potential for taking it all to a deeper level." Right on!!


And the third video from Nancy Duarte focuses on one of the most powerful dynamics for moving people to action -- before and after pictures.


Have fun with these and incorporate these lessons into your business storytelling.

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, July 27, 12:02 PM

Stories need to be captivating from the beginning or you'll bore the pants of your audience, whether it's fiction or brand storytelling.

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Recyclart, Upcycled, Recycled & Repurposed Ideas for your inspiration!

Recyclart.org: Thousands of ideas made from Reusing, Recycling, Repurposing & Upcycling…Projects may be artistic or homemade, it’s all about brainstorming creativity.
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Linda Alexander's curator insight, July 13, 11:11 PM

When you look at these creative creations, you might never throw anything away again!

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Cowbird · A Story Sharing Portal of Human Experiences

Cowbird · A Story Sharing Portal of Human Experiences | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
A witness to life.
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I love to scan Cowbird and read the stories most frequently shared...

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Was 'Seinfeld' a Disney Knockoff?

Was 'Seinfeld' a Disney Knockoff? | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Seinfeld's fab four took TV audiences by storm 25 years ago, but they bear an uncanny resemblance to an even earlier quartet of beloved characters.
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I totally get the Disney character resemblances.... Maybe Larry David was channeling his inner child when he created Seinfeld?

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(Florida & Louisiana Watch Out!) Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming

(Florida & Louisiana Watch Out!) Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Treasury secretaries dating to the Nixon years backed a new report predicting a heavy loss of coastal properties, a shift of farming northward, and dangerous outdoor conditions because of climate change.
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, June 24, 3:11 PM

Global warming is happening. Corporations and lobbyists have been trying to prove the opposite. However, more and more evidence is unfolding. Top 'ex'-politicians are speaking out.

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The 5 Best Reasons Cooking Makes Me Happy | Chef Todd Mohr's Web Cooking Classes

The 5 Best Reasons Cooking Makes Me Happy | Chef Todd Mohr's Web Cooking Classes | The Best of Art & Imagination | Scoop.it
Some people see cooking as a chore and they hate doing it. I LOVE cooking and you can too if you adopt my 5 reasons why.
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This article is for my husband who loves to cook!

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The BEST Commercial I've Ever Seen! "Unsung Hero" (Official HD) : TVC Thai Life Insurance 2014 :

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