Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Tak - Chiang Mai - Lampang - Phitsanulok - Bangkok. Travel across Northern Thailand. Storify (Nordthailand Rundreise .... is used to curate travel information - accommodation, sites and temples - from Google Maps & Panoramio, Pinterest & Flickr and conventional web sites. More specific travel information on destinations is curated in further Storifies, e.g. for Chiang Mai. By "Reisefundgrube"/Thailand
Interest, meet Pinterest: Site helps users catalog their passions
"Content curation is a timeless problem that a lot of people have tried to solve," ... "Pinterest brings a lot of high design to doing it and a lot of user experience. And with a larger group of people then there's a never-ending supply of content to enjoy."
Yesterday, I curated an interesting analysis by Mathew Ingram on what Google had just done to its Search Engine, getting social in the results. I think it is interesting seeing also the counter-reactions to that move, one of the boldest being Mat Honan's on Gizmodo. (...) "I just switched the default search engine in my browser from Google to Bing. And if you care about working efficiently, or getting the right results when you search, then maybe you should too."
The key element of the next big thing is the increasing significance of the Interest Graph to complement the Social Graph. While Facebook, Twitter, and Google are already working on delivering relevant content, a slew of startups are focusing exclusively on it. Relevance is the only solution to the problem of information overload.
Robin Good: X-Events, as I like to call them, are events that extend beyond the physical time-bound reality of a conference or workshop arena, into the time before and past the event to create an ongoing wave of interest and discussion around a specific topic. Donna Kastner, on the blog site of Cvent, an event company, brings forward a simple set of ideas that can help any conference organizer or promoter to understand how to leverage and "curate" event assets and opportunities to extract lots more value and ROI. Key suggestions:
Lonely Planet has done it again. Get your travel bucket list ready for 2012. The Lonely Planet Guide has released their much anticipated seventh annual collection of the best places to go and things to do around the world for 2012.
Read Top 10 cities for artistic inspiration for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet (RT @lonelyplanet: Top 10 cities to find artistic inspiration http://t.co/UJ3Vekpb...
With its sparking coast, exotic cities and desert dunes, Morocco is a diverse and exciting country that feels a world away from Europe. Low cost airlines have transformed it into an easily accessible destination and the journey to Marrakech takes only three and a half hours.