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.