Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Around the Word

For today's quick spin around the web of wisdom, we bring you meditations on curation and duration.
  • Business Insider's Steve Rosenbaum declares the end of content's reign as king — and proclaims curation the new bibliographic boss. With our natural inclination to share, the technology to do so, and the resulting content, well, everywhere, the new expert is the highly branded, ultra-visible leader, not the CNN talking head
  • Copyblogger's Mark Dykeman suggests content creators take a cue from legendary film reviewer Robert Ebert. Due to health complications from cancer, Ebert has lost his ability to speak -- but has not lost his voice. Writing with more passion and insight than ever, Ebert is a testament to the power of writing to lend purpose and perspective.

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