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Has Content Curation Become A New Creativity For The Masses?

When I first heard the term “digital content curation” I thought of Picasso-peddling online arts merchants, vernissages on Facebook and high heeled iPhone users staggering through Italian designer boutiques. But what does it really mean? Traditionally, the term curator refereed to…

March 27, 2012, by


Could A Well-Trained Monkey Do Your Job?

“There’s a statistical theory that if you gave a million monkeys typewriters and set them to work, they’d eventually come up with the complete works of Shakespeare. Thanks to the Internet, we now know this isn’t true.” – Ian Hart…

November 27, 2011, by


How To Use The Net To Escape The Net

  Internet, the final frontier. Endless. Silent. Waiting. This is the story of our daily enterprise to seek out all relevant information and contact others like us. To explore. To travel the vast expanse of data, where no man has…

October 25, 2011, by


Hey Kids, We’re On A Road To Nowhere!

Do you remember the day you finished school? (Or maybe you’re still looking forward to it…) That feeling to finally venture out into the Big Wide World full of adventures and achievements. That sweet promise of freedom! The looming sense of…

July 14, 2011, by


New Religion Claims: “Copying is Holy”

We all know about Catholicism, Buddhism, Islam and so on plus the major cults and sects like Scientology, etc. But you probably haven’t heard of the “Missionary Church of Copying”, yet, have you? Today is Easter, yesterday was the international day…

April 24, 2011, by


When Distraction is the Norm

Yesterday I read about a little program called Freedom that forces you to disconnect from the Internet. You set a timer to the desired amount of “offline time” and then you’re unable to connect until the timer runs out or…

January 11, 2011, by


Why Consumerism Can’t Replace Creativity

Recently I read a blog post that went something like: “Hello, my name is Peter, and I’m an infoholic.” And: No matter what today’s geeky feel-good culture tells you, there is already a creeping sense that maybe – after the…

August 15, 2010, by