Curator Dirk Breiding came across a surprising Hebrew inscription on this fifteenth-century German crossbow. Intrigued by its translation, he began to investigate secret codes used...
Rezzed: The PC and Indie Games Show is returning to the UK this June and in my role as curator of the developer sessions I've been beavering away over the last few months organising this year's schedule. I've got enough of it together now that I can let you know exactly when the majority of this year's sessions will take place. Show More Summary
That flawless, stress-free, oh-so-perfect wedding you’re being sold via inspiration boards, blogs, vendors, magazines, and TV shows doesn’t exist. Carefully curated galleries, glowing testimonials, and styled photo shoots purposefully...Show More Summary
For the past two years, random people in Atlanta received envelopes with handwritten notes, strange codes, story excerpts, and ten-dollar bills. This literary art project has been curated by a mystery writer called “Narrative Urge.” Now,...Show More Summary
"human sex" pantyhose Radiohead haters New Jersey (clearly just California backwards and smaller, possibly a coding error) Actually the entire East Coast also the Foer family, Safran or otherwise protein curators relief from regret people...Show More Summary
The August HIT Standards Committee focused on criteria to assess standards maturity, concerns about the timing of the Meaningful Use 2014 edition final rule, further work on the national curated vocabulary and code set repository, and...Show More Summary
Positioned on coffee tables and color coded on bookshelves, books are frequently used as props in home decor. It is a trend that is viewed by some as a decorating cliché and by others as an attractive way of displaying beloved volumes. Show More Summary
"...the programmer has no choice but to retreat into some private interior space, closer to the machine..." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.
The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. Why we shouldn't care about who reports a major announcement first (The New Republic) 2. Social coding startup GitHub raises $100 million in its first round of funding (WSJ) 3. Show More Summary
Designed, coded, developed, and curated by Jon Savage and Simon Birky Hartmann of the design firm Studio Ace of Spade, were working tirelessly to offer the best e-commerce experience around for their customers and our artists. They believed in the power of design and art, and can’t imagine the world without it. Show More Summary
You can learn just about anything from YouTube...if you're willing to dig through millions of videos. Luckily, Course Hero has done the work for you, offering coherent classes by hosting collections of the best educational YouTube videos. Show More Summary
.net | Brain Pickings Speaking to.net magazine, Maria Popova said she doesn’t love the word “curation” but that ”I fundamentally believe the act at the heart of ‘curation’ – a drive to find the interesting,… Read more
New measures like the Curator’s Code and the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation have called into question the way we curate content online. On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor shared his best practices for crediting sources. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
I’m not a “curator” – Marco.org: I wrote recently about Maria Popova’s promoting some very hard-to-use microsyntax for curation, called Curator’s Code. The skinny? In principle, I’m down with making a distinction between via and h/tShow More Summary
Whether we label ourselves as “curators” or not, we all do it: reference each other’s blog posts, news articles, tweets, photos. We republish excerpts others’ content and mix in our own thoughts. We find inspiration in one person’s writing that prompts us to write our own manifestos. Show More Summary
It’s common for bloggers and aggregation websites to credit their sources with a link, but who credits the curators for their taste? Maria Popova, editor of Brain Pickings, has come up with a Curator’s Code that, if implemented, will give credit to curators for “discovering” links with little symbols. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Attempts to impose a "code of conduct" for curators and aggregators or promote the use of special symbols for giving credit may be well-intentioned, but they are also misguided and likely doomed, just as every other attempt to control the internet or the blogosphere has been.
The Curator's Code: I totally support the idea of a Curator’s Code, which is basically the use of microsyntax to represent different kinds of attribution in posts and or tweets: ? Maria Popova The system is based on two basic types of...Show More Summary
These days the role of curators is increasingly important – they are the people who plumb the depths of the ‘net to surface up the best content, they frequently add value to that content by framing it with a snappy title, context or adding some additional links. Show More Summary
? via The Curator's Code For about three-and-a-half years, I ran the news department of a major Web site where I had one hard and fast rule, the utterance of which will surely bring back headaches for my former writers. The rule was called "Over & Above," and it boiled down to this: We would print nothing without the inclusion of original reporting. Show More Summary