Saturday, August 07, 2010
The Case For The Future of Curation
Jeff Jarvis uses the word "publicness" to denote the increasingly public quality of our lives. Privacy is at a premium, as is attention. There is a future in providing reliable filters to which users can turn so that they don't have to negotiate the oceans of available information in order to find the islands of value. A typo caused him to write about "the wisdom of the crowed"...but upon reflection he decided to let it stand. "The wisdom of the crowed" turns out to be an apt way to talk about this phenomenon.