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Google News: Humans Beat Robots, at Last!

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

After almost a decade, Google is somewhat sheepishly admitting that humans are, well, useful after all.

The Spider That Won't Die, Professor Ai Weiwei And More

Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

Jane Austen Manuscript Sold For $1.6 Million One of Jane Austen’s original, unfinished manuscripts was sold at Sotheby’s in London this past Th...

Groups on Exhibit

Paul Klein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

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Extreme Transparency: The New Way We Live

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

My fellow traveler read my powerpoint from behind me on the airplane. And my car service driver watched it live on the web. Certainly my 'private' presentation to the TEDx community was more public than I ever imagined.

Now Trending... Curation

Mike Jones | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology
Mike Jones

The explosion of information has created a need to group data in meaningful ways. Curation encourages users to form niche communities around their passions by sharing content that centers on their core specialty.

Can Venture Capitalize on Curation?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.08.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Curation has come of age. The sheer volume of Web content, and the increasing demand of both content consumers and Web advertisers makes it clear that content without curation is simply noise.

Fred Wilson, Uri Milner: Is Curation VC's Big New Thing?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.28.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

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.

Why Stephen Colbert Fears Me

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

At first I didn't put all the pieces together. Why wouldn't he return my calls? After all, in January alone he'd had Jane McGonigal, Michael Lewis, and Amy Chua. But still, no invite.

SXSW: The Heart of the Realtime Revolution

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

What's the biggest lesson coming out of SXSW? A year is a very long time in the fast moving world of connected content.

The People Powered Web

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be to make a 'TV' show you needed expensive gear, a big budget, a cable or broadcast channel and talent. Now, you can cross off all but the last item.

Google: At a Critical Crossroads

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Customers are Google's greatest strength -- but without engagement and transparency -- they're going to find they've lost trust. Once that happens -- then there's a real opportunity for competition.

3 Big Video Trends of 2011

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

In 2011, it all comes together. Devices, bandwidth and consumer demand. People are moving away from old sources and passive technology, and embracing social media and social content in way that couldn't have been imagined just five years ago.

Content Curation: It's Going to Be HUGE

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It's counter-intuitive--especially to Americans. But often less is more. When Erin Scime wrote a blog titled: "Content Strategist as Digital Curator"...

Digital Celebs. Fast. Cheap. And in Control.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

At first glance, David Caruso hardly seems like a micro-celebrity. After all, he's the star of the CBS hit series CSI Miami. He's got instant recognit...

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

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.

PHOTOS: BIZARRE ART: Ten Favorite 'Cabinets Of Curiosities' Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Before they made a TV show about Hoarders, steadfast collectors were once held in great esteem. During the Renaissance, the "cabinet of curiosities," ...

Telling a Gov 2.0 Story with Storify, a Social Curation Tool

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alexander Howard

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INSTALLATION: Kids These Days: Young Curators, New Ideas At P-P-O-W

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

I love how far the term "curate" has fallen. Once particular to egg-headed museum types who cared for collections of rarities, now curating, at least ...

Content Is King No Longer

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Not since Gutenberg have we seen such a significant change in who is able to use the tools of content creation to engage in a public dialog.

Bob Garfield: Mad Prophet of Madison Avenue

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

To grey-haired ad execs, wide-eyed media planners, and even furry blue children's characters, Garfield is the man who told the truth, and said: advertising's 'emperor' had no clothes.

SXSW - Austin: The Heart of the Content Revolution

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

In the 'gig' economy you can write a free blog post, give away a few free chapters for your paid e-book, sit on a panel for free and do paid keynote speeches all at the same time.

Are We a Curation Nation?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

If you've added data to the web, positive or negative, about a book, a movie, a restaurant, or an airline, then you've added your curatorial '2 cents' to the wisdom of the web.

The Conundrum of Costs: Ava Seave on Moguls and Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

From Ava Seave's perspective, there's a lot wrong with the current state of the media business. For most consultants, the plan is to dole out that wisdom to clients with a steep hourly billing rate.

Is Oprah a Vampire?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Power is shifting from content makers to content curators -- and that's leaving folks like Mark Cuban with less power to dictate terms.

Fast Company Founder on future of Curation & Magazines

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

From his chair as the Managing Editor of The Harvard Business Review, Alan Webber could see that there was something changing in the business world. S...