Two exhibits of my work, Oil and Water and Re/Viewing the American Landscape are currently on view at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde, Maine. I've been spending summers painting in Maine for close to forty years and exhibiting there for over thirty.
This abundance of connectivity has created a conundrum. It's what author and psychologist Barry Schwartz calls the paradox of choice. Simply put -- when we have too many options, too much input -- we find ourselves overwhelmed with abundance.
A number of the web's most trusted voices have started to embrace a concept that could have massive ramifications -- to manage, and make useful, the massive growth of content on the web, sites must embrace curation.
MySpace is undergoing a wholesale change to the editorial thinking of the site. As MySpace exec's explained to me, they went looking under the hood and found a untapped goldmine of member generated tastes, picks and passions.