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Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Digital Nirvana » Blog Archive » Adobe’s Cloud Move: Really That Big a Deal?

The Digital Nirvana » Blog Archive » Adobe’s Cloud Move: Really That Big a Deal?: Adobe’s Cloud Move: Really That Big a Deal?

By Heidi Tolliver-Walker on June 7th, 2013

A few weeks back, CNET ran an article on Adobe’s decision to stop selling the Creative Suite and move exclusively to the cloud. All of designers’ favorite software will now be cloud- and subscription-based under the name Creative Cloud.

It was the roar heard round the industry. As of this moment, the CNET article has 527 comments, and in one LinkedIn discussion group, the link has sparked 98 comments — almost unheard of for LinkedIn. There are a lot of fired up print shops and designers both concerned about the ramifications of the move on their business and offended by what seems to be a Big Brother decision over which they have no control.

Sunday, June 02, 2013

What is Content Curation? - EdTechReview

What is Content Curation? - EdTechReview:

 http://edtechreview.in presents:

Content Curation is the act of discovering, gathering, and presenting digital content that surrounds specific subject matter.

In other words, Content Curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful form.

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Content Curation Process:

Aggregation: Pulling the most relevant information about a particular topic into a single location.
Distillation: Most simplistic format- only the most relevant/important ideas are shared.
Elevation: Identify a larger trend insight from smaller, regular of musings.
Mashup: Merging existing content to create a new point of view.
Chronology: Organize historical information by time to show how understanding has evolved.