We will think of this time as being the dawn of the human filtered Web — the curated Web
Twitter is a medium of conversational direction and a discovery platform for the text and conversations that matter.
America needs “informed communities,” places where the information ecology meets people’s personal and civic information needs.
From Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times: “Aggregation” can mean smart people sharing their reading lists, plugging one another into the bounty of the information universe. It kind of describes what I do as an editor. But too often it amounts to taking words written by other people, packaging them on your... Continue Reading →
"Many of us who have been following social media since the early 90s are very sensitive to today’s exponential growth in usage of the sharing web. "Inspired by other cool real time counters, Social Media Industry Head, Laurel Papworth, my own Rise & Rise of Social Media presentations and various ‘cool’ videos (you know the ones)... Continue Reading →
"At a minimum, Twitter is an extension of each one of us. It feeds our senses and amplifies our voice. We’re connecting to one another through shared experiences creating a hybrid social network and information exchange tied by emotion and interest. "While Twitter provides the technology foundation, it is we who make Twitter so unique... Continue Reading →
"McKinsey’s new survey research finds that companies using the Web intensively gain greater market share and higher margins."
"The internet has caused an economic shift every bit as important as the Industrial or Agricultural Revolutions. Thousands of bottom-up solutions are leveraging mobile and social media, open-source values, collective intelligence and other emerging patterns. These crowd-driven innovations are combining – symbiotically — into a truly novel way of living and doing business."
We're adding massive amounts of metadata ... to all of the resources available on the web without prior planning and coordination, making a huge mess. But, that mess actually enhances the available ways we can find and make sense of what's available to us.