Maria Popova: In a new world of informational abundance, content curation is a new kind of authorship
NiemanJournalismLab,10 June 2011
EXTRACT: The point is that new tools in general, and Twitter in particular, greatly challenge the binary dichotomy of attention as something that is either given or taken away, distracted. Instead, these tools allow us to direct attention to destinations where it can be sustained with more concentration and immersion.
Review: Everything Is Miscellaneous–The Power of the New Digital Disorder