The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

Curation today takes on a new meaning in the context oftechnological affordance, information abundance, diminishing attention, hungerfor contextual and timely information, and constantly shifting, globally linkedlandscape. In this complex and chaotic world, making sense can only be aconstant endeavour, pattern matching a crucial need. Aggregation : Aggregation is the act of curating the most relevant information abouta particular topic into asingle location. If Web 1.0

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. You expect the curator of an art gallery to know the collection and to: search out the best items. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over. I set up a Google Search for daily news on the topic. and put in search terms and authorities to listen to.

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GE TV: An Coppens on Engaging the Brain with Gamification

Growth Engineering

The way our brain makes sense of information is that we need stimulus in our brain to make connections, and the connections are what make us remember information. What games and gamification do very well is encourage us to attach that new information to information that we have already, and to create new connections and applications. ‘Oh, The more you can build on old information and make new connections, the better it will stick.

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