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Curated Learning 'Playlists' Make It Easy to Share Knowledge Online

When you want to learn something new, you usually start with a search engine. But many of your search results may not be relevant or reputable. A new service called MentorMob aims to make it easier to learn new information and skills by offering curated "playlists"—collections of links to the best articles, videos, and websites on a particular topic. Like on Wikipedia, anyone can create or moderate playlists: Simply upload your links, then submit them to MentorMob.
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