It’s not about the likes, it’s about the content

Flying into to Austin is great. Everyone around you is on his way to SxSW, so the conversation starts early. Before I could pay two bucks for a lukewarm beer on the plane, I found myself in a heated discussion with a young fashionista blogger girl. Her main reason to go to SxSW was to …

SoLoMo curation – Contextual Content sharing with a click

Curation. The word was hotter than a steaming Bhut Jolokia chili pepper in 2011, and many social media rainmakers  swept the concept around in presentations  and books with more enthusiasm than a hungry Chinese drummer  his chopsticks. In a digital world where more content is being created per day than in the last two millennia, it …

Glue and paper, (or a shiny application) do not make you a curator

With Flipboard, Storify, Zite, Scoop.it and some other nice applications in the spotlight these days, the terms aggregation, filtering, re-publishing, and curation are being used like there is no tomorrow. Apparently, people are curating via Twitter, filtering signal from noice, turning buzz into intelligence… curation is the new aggregation… etc. Curation seems to be the …