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The Age Of Relevance, the only solution to the problem of information overload

The Age Of Relevance,  the only solution to the problem of information overload | Travel Curators and Curation Tools | Scoop.it

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.


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The demise of quality content on the web

The demise of quality content on the web | Travel Curators and Curation Tools | Scoop.it

A rant about linkbait articles and the web's race to the intellectual bottom.

  • You can’t see a single word from the actual article without scrolling.
  • "Like over-stuffed attendees at a dull banquet, the mind wanders. We are terrified that people are dumbing down, and so we provide them with ever dumber entertainment. We sell them ever greater distractions, hoping to dazzle them further"
  • “Anti-intellectualism is one of my biggest fears for our society.”


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Seth's Blog: The trap of social media noise

If we put a number on it, people will try to make the number go up. Now that everyone is a marketer, many people are looking for a louder megaphone, a chance to talk about their work, their career, their...

"Relentlessly focus. Prune your message and your list and build a reputation that's worth owning and an audience that cares."

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Curate the Cloud: Is Human Curation the Silver Lining in the Content Cloud?

Curate the Cloud: Is Human Curation the Silver Lining in the Content Cloud? | Travel Curators and Curation Tools | Scoop.it

(...) We all know clouds have a metaphorical dark side. There are storm clouds on the horizon, dark clouds, and foreboding clouds. There are clouds that can open up and drench us in a downpour - and that's what the content cloud is about to do. (...)

What we're seeing is the emergence of the curated web. In a world of endless and unmanageable data, we don't want more information.(...)

We're in an era that has shifted from content abundance to an avalanche of undistinguished content. The cloud is turning dark; the skies are about to become menacing. Since it seems very clear that the volume of content isn't going to diminish, human curation may be the silver lining in the content cloud.

 

 

 

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Content Curation: The new communications responsibility

"Curation is a response to aworld of content abundance"

"It’s not information overload.It’s filter failure"

"Curation Process •Identification•Collection•Documentation•Context•Display"

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