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Curation Quotes

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"People really respond to other people’s enthusiasm about things.”

"People really respond to other people’s enthusiasm about things.”

Edith Zimmerman

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"Curation comes up when search stops working,"

"Curation comes up when search stops working,"

"Curation comes up when search stops working," says author and NYU Professor Clay Shirky. But it's more than a human-powered filter. "Curation solves the problem of filter failure."

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".. give them curation tools."

".. give them curation tools."

"A lot of it is economic -- doing more with less -- and it has crossed every media industry," explains Allen Weiner of Gartner Group. "If you think about the tools you want to give an editor to make him or her more complete, you want to give them curation tools."

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"Curators are packagers of content—your friends are curating content everyday—175,000 tweets per minute." @MiaQ

"Curators are packagers of content—your friends are curating content everyday—175,000 tweets per minute." @MiaQ

~ Mia Quagliarell, Flipboard

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"Curation is more than packaging—it is to help readers (discern) what is important in the world."

"Curation is more than packaging—it is to help readers (discern) what is important in the world."

~ Maria Popova, Brainpicker

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"People are just more interesting than algorithms."

"People are just more interesting than algorithms."

~ Noah Brier, Percolate (re aggregation vs. curation)

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"Ideas are the most valuable thing... Curation is that means to the end.”

Ideas are the most valuable thing. Good ones make all the difference; bad ones can hold us back, maybe even destroy us. If we can focus on finding the right ones, helping distill them, and transfer them as quickly as possible, we can get more of that. Curation is that means to the end.” ~ Peter Hopkins

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The number one question brands ask today is 'how do we create content for the social web?' Our answer is curation

The number one question brands ask today is 'how do we create content for the social web?' Our answer is curation