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Eight Selected Short Films: A Mini Film Festival

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

I love Amazon's Transparent, which she created, and Jill's old shorts are just as good. A nuanced director with a great grasp of humanity.

Can You Text/E-mail/Tweet/FB/DM Me? (Plz!)

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Greetings fellow victims of the information apocalypse. It used to be, the goal of Inbox Zero was heroic, but achievable. Alas, that seems like such a long time ago. The rules have changed, and the playing field has changed as well.

10 Tech Trends That Will Impact (Virtually) Every Teacher

Brad Spirrison | Posted 11.18.2014 | Education
Brad Spirrison

More than 700 tech-savvy educators converged last week to compare notes (both digital and analog) and best practices at the EdTech Teacher iPad Summit in Boston.

Why One Museum Invited The Entire Internet To Curate An Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts

In most exhibitions, especially in mainstream museums, the curator is an elusive and scholarly figure, applying his or her knowledge and ever refined ...

Curate Your Mood to Better Your Life

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though it's easier to believe we're the victims of our circumstances, it's empowering to take ownership of how the world around us impacts our well-being. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, I believe that you always have a choice, and there are always things within your control that you can focus on.

Collecting Art: Philanthropy or Self-Glorification?

Olivier Berggruen | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Olivier Berggruen

The last few years have ushered in a new era in the craze for contemporary art, with prices reaching such dizzying heights that many feel inclined to predict its collapse. Yet, the bubble shows no sign of bursting. Art buying has become the favorite playground of a super-rich elite isolated from the economic realities that shape the lives of most humans.

Why I Launched My Next Book On Kickstarter

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The funny thing is - I feel pretty strongly that publishers are increasingly important to the future of books. If you think about it, publishers are, ...

Amazon and Local. Almost Friends.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.28.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Anyone who ever tried to return something to the now thankfully defunct Circuit City remembers the walk of shame and accusatory interrogation whenever anything needed to be returned or exchanged. Amazon simply smiles and give you your money back -- a breeze.

The 3 C's of the New Beta Organization: Communication, Collaboration and Curation

Dana Ardi | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Dana Ardi

With the advent of the Information Age and increasingly rapid waves of technological change, the Alpha model of doing business -- top-down, command-and-control leadership like an army led by a commander whose orders flow in only one direction -- is on its way out.

Where Will Content Come From in 2014?

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Everyone is talking about content marketing. If you are new to content marketing, you are already late to the party and have a lot of catching up to...

360 Degree, 24/7 Professional Development... Done With Curation and Social Media

Rob Furman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Rob Furman

So what can we do to bridge the summer gap? How do you create an environment that has continual professional learning for teachers? How do you get the best research to them year-round? How do you find the best research?

Curate or Be Curated: The Coming Age of the Curation Economy

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The cure for information overload is coherent curation -- data-driven discovery managed by skilled, thoughtful, and in some cases expert curators. Much as the quality of a restaurant is created by the chef, the quality of the curated end-product is going to be made by the curator.

Why Curators Matter Now More Than Ever

Pawan Deshpande | Posted 12.03.2013 | Technology
Pawan Deshpande

Curating the best third-party content and adding their brand's perspective to the mix offers the best of both worlds: a steady flow of brand-appropriate content and a workflow that's sustainable without working around the clock.

iPhone 5s Promises Web Video Explosion

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.21.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The Device Revolution is fueling and information avalanche. And while social signals will get smarter, and crowd-based information will rapidly highly popularity, the critical element of the Curation Economy is human... and we're just getting started.

Info-Overload Is Over. We're "Under-Loaded" With Quality

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

We point to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, even email as absolute evidence that we're awash in information. But the truth is, what we're overwhelmed wit...

Curating the Curators

John Feffer | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
John Feffer

There is an art to curation. Curators must not only choose the works for an exhibition, which involves making aesthetic judgments about "good" and "bad" as well as what fits together according to the exhibition's theme

The New York Tech Scene Rocked Last Week.

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Oh, all I have to say his whew! That was pretty awesome. Two major financial events, a week of panels and parties, and amazing content -- all centered around New York's growing digital ecosystem. Next week? I don't know about you, but I'm in good practice so I'm just going to keep it up.

Now Or Never - The New World Of InfoOverload

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I used to be one of those people who categorized things. I had my urgent to do list, my long term projects, my followups. I was... you know... organiz...

A Time to Gather Stones: Nomadism After War in Susanne Slavick's Out of Rubble

G. Roger Denson | Posted 04.10.2013 | Books
G. Roger Denson

2013-02-08-pullquoteRubble, it turns out, is more than a ubiquitous gravel and detritus in the hands of the artists of the twenty-first century.

Hey Atlantic: Stop Knocking Curation

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.26.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

If the word curation is allowed to be diluted down to simply mean "selected" or "quality collection," then it no longer solves the problem we need it to solve.

How New York Tech Is Poised to Lead 'Consumer Electronics'

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.23.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was notable, not so much for what was there as what has vanished.

Why Video Curation Is the New Secret Sauce of Content Marketing

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.10.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The future of the web won't be about content sites that drive traffic to commerce sites. It won't be about shopping sites or price matching sites that drive consumers to the lowest price sources. The future is about curation, the thoughtful and useful aggregation and organization of content, context and commerce.

Ownership: Why My Digital Files Aren't Really My Own

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

In point of fact, Amazon isn't selling me a copy of Homeland. It's giving me a limited license to view it, under certain circumstances and within certain territories. And I'm guessing that they have the right to adjust those terms and conditions at any time.

Monaco Media Forum: The WayBack Machine

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

As I land in Monaco for this years Monaco Media Forum, I find myself thinking back to 2009 -- the first year of the now annual event, and the panel that I witnessed that began a journey.

Media, the Storm and How Sandy Changed Reporting Forever

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Welcome to the new world of media, where the volume is massive, and the filters are human. It's a new way to think of news, but it's the way we're going to in the future.