Robin Good: Tool to Import, Filter, Visualize, & Publish Any Spreadsheet Online – Silk

Import, Filter, Visualise And Publish Any Spreadsheet Online: Silk Silk is a web tool to publish online spreadsheet-based data on a specific topic. The service, which just released a new version of its offering, allows to easily convert any existing data-set into professional-looking data displays, charts, grids, and lists that can be embedded on any …

Robin Good: 15 Takeaways on the Future of Journalism by Jeff Jarvis CUNY

Past Volume To Value: That’s How The Future of Journalism Should Be – Keynote by Jeff Jarvis at #ijf15 Robin Good’s insight: At the recent International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy, Jeff Jarvis, Professor of Journalism at CUNY, gave a keynote speech that provides valuable insight and advice as to where the future of news …

Robin Good: Google is Neither Trusted Nor Relevant –Human Curation Still the Best

You Can Be a Trusted Guide To The Most Relevant Information Online: Not Google Matt Rosoff writes on Business Insider UK: “A lot of people think Google Search is like a map: An objective guide to the best and most important material on the internet. It’s not. Google Search is the most important product of a …

Robin Good Enhanced: Top Journalism Tools

This is a great curated collection of tools for journalists hand-picked by top communication and publishing professionals. Phi Beta Iota: This is so useful we have extracted all tools from all journalists and list and link them below the line. Categories include Cartography/Geospatial, Google Apps, Research, Smart Phone Apps, Twitter Apps, Workspace I – Apps, …

Robin Good: Humans Not Google Key Trusted Sources

Trust Chain: Low (Media), Medium (Search Engines), High (Human) It is only a matter of time before trusted aggregators and human curators will become the main sources of reliable information for most people. In fact, the January release of the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer shows that for the first time ever, the informed public trusts more search …

Robin Good: Future Journalism – Curation & Trust

Valuable insight for those interested in seeing how news curation and editor’s choice approaches in journalism can benefit both the publisher and its audience a lot more than simply picking and aggregating interesting stories from other sites. One key relevant difference between aggregating news stories from other sources and editorially curated content is the role …

Robin Good: Content Curation as a Problem-Solving, Re-Assembling and Stewardship Process

Content Curation as a Problem-Solving, Re-Assembling and Stewardship Process Ibrar Bhatt, shares some of the insights he has been been able to discover in his research work for his forthcoming PhD thesis (“A sociomaterial account of assignment writing in Further Education classrooms”) for the University of Leeds. In his short blog analysis he first comprehensively …

Robin Good: Blinkist Non-Fiction Book Summaries and Key Insights

Curated Summaries and Key Insights from Best Non-Fiction Books: Blinkist Blinkist offers non-fictions book summaries that allow you to get key insights from any book in less than 15 minutes. “Blinks are powerful bites of insight from outstanding nonfiction. You can read a blink in less than two minutes…” Each book summary is made up …

Robin Good: The Future of Universities Is In Becoming Masters of Curation

The Future of Universities Is In Becoming Masters of Curation Martin Smith, Chief Revenue Officer at Noodle, has written an interesting article highlighting how the future of universities is about to be completely transformed, and how, similarly to what is happening in the music industry, curators, or those organization acting in such role, will play …

Robin Good: Six Key Content Curation Insights Emerging from the Leaked NY Times Executive Summary

Six Key Content Curation Insights Emerging from the Leaked NY Times Executive Summary The leaked New York Times memo of less than a week ago is making the round on the Internet, as it touches upon many of the key issues and opportunities any news journalism operation is facing today. From my personal viewpoint the …

Robin Good: Beth Kanter on Tools for Discovering Pearls

The Art of Discovering Pearls Inside the Sand: How, Tools and Skills Advice from Beth Kanter A good introductory article to content curation for organizations and non-profits. It provides good description of the purpose of content curation and of tools and key skills required. Beth Kanter, provides lots of good resources, tools and other articles …