[Ads-l] curate

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 31 12:52:12 EDT 2018


>via the NYC Bike Snob from 2017

http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2010_01_05_archive.html

Er, I meant 2010.


On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 11:14 AM, Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:

> > First place I recall this is via the NYC Bike Snob from 2017
>
> http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2010_01_05_archive.html
>
> Who points to an NYTimes article about Twitter
> http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/weekinreview/03carr.html
>
> On Twitter, anyone may follow anyone, but there is very little expectation
> of reciprocity. By carefully curating the people you follow, Twitter
> becomes an always-on data stream from really bright people in their
> respective fields, whose tweets are often full of links to incredibly
> vital, timely information.
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 10:09 PM, Dennis During <dcduring at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Not every online dictionary has this sense of curate, but Oxford online
>> has:
>> "Select, organize, and present (online content, merchandise, information,
>> etc.), typically using professional or expert knowledge."
>> *‘nearly every major news organization is using Twitter’s new lists
>> feature
>> to curate tweets about the earthquake’*
>>
>> I don't think "curate" was used much this way ten years ago, but it has
>> been increasingly so used since.
>>
>> See https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/curate#Etymology_2 for 5 examples.
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 8:17 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
>> >
>> wrote:
>>
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>> > Poster:       Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
>> > Subject:      curate
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>> >
>> > Nowadays simply =3D select carefully
>> >
>> > "Have 1 minute? We've curated this for you: 5 ways to amplify your
>> > Gal=C3=A1pagos expedition."
>> >
>> > I've been hearing "curated" this way in TV commercials for months but
>> kept
>> > quiet about it.
>> >
>> > ISTR  a selection of "specially curated" cosmetics sent regularly to
>> one's
>> > door.
>> >
>> >
>> > JL
>> >
>> >
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