And distribution had its kingmakers: those who weeded out the vast majority of possibles and probables and selected the content that satisfied their taste, then ordered and organised that content into a cohesive whole, then made that content accessible to the particular audience that mattered.
[For some time now, I’ve pondered about the distinction between filtering and curation, and my thoughts on the subject are as follows: curation is what happens when filtering is augmented by humans, sometimes expert, sometimes amateur, always passionate.] Curation is not just to do with libraries and museums.
As Steven Rosenbaum describes in his book, Esther Dyson curated a magnificent conference, PC Forum, for many years….. [read full article http://j.mp/ocwf4G]
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