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This leads to the next step. Now that you’ve gathered a number of resources, it’s time to determine which are right for the story you want to tell your audience. Clay Shirky asserts that “[the problem] is not information overload. It’s filter failure” (Asay 2009). That is to say, the right tools to manage the information available don’t yet exist. Instead, a good curator must act as that filter by gathering and aggregating large amounts of information and selecting only the best (or the right) items to share with others.

There are generally more resources than one person can adequately sift through for any given search. Technology helps put the right le...


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what if those recommendation engines could work in reverse, too and add things we wouldn't be interested in? not too many, just a handful, to spark our innovation