Curation... Mihailidis and Cohen succinctly put forward most of the arguments regarding curation...
A few excerpts from:
Exploring Curation as a Core Competency in Digital and Media Literacy Education
"Beyond teaching about message production, dissemination and reception, curation also provides the opportunity to appreciate the diversity of voices online. At no point in the past has the individual had the extent of control and reach over their information habits as they do today. "
"Finally, the overarching approach to digital curation pedagogy should be about empowering individual agency around expression, community, and value. Young adults must be made aware time and again of the responsibility that lies with them on the Internet. Each click into a page, each link shared with a group, each status update, helps to define the quality and diversity of information online."
hyphen31 (Don Collins) has been playing with technology since the days of the Apple+. On the web well before www, he continues to savour the richness of the webiverse in small bytes. He finally leapt from the couch and created this own domain & website forsaking all earlier incarnations...