Aggregation is easy; Curration is hard.

The continuing advance in technology and our adapting utilization is going to require attention to filtering online content.

Where there were once only tens-of-thousands of authors and perhaps a million literate readers prior to Guttenberg, there is now parity in the author-to-reader with counts in the billions.  The increase in computing power, decreases in cost and size, and increased affordability and access make accelerating change inevitable.   How will we cope with the data deluge? Continue reading “Aggregation is easy; Curration is hard.”

Social Search should change everything, BUT…

We are on the cusp of another period of disruption, this time fueled by rapid mobile internet adoption.  It only makes sense to look to filter and rank the fire hose of information.  Being able to do so via the people, places, and things a searcher finds important has a tangible value on the personal, social, and network level, not to mention a monetary impact for advertisers.

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