A throwdown about the term ‘curator’

Originally posted on museum geek:
Lately, questions about the bastardisation of the term curator have been emerging around the blogosphere. The Hermitage Museum wrote An Open Letter to Everyone Using the Word ‘Curate’ Incorrectly on the Internet, and Digital Transformations recently asked whether DJs are curators, and vice versa. Their opening volley caught my attention: The… Continue reading A throwdown about the term ‘curator’

The Maker’s Playlist: 10 TED Talks to feed your tinkering habit

Originally posted on TEDActive Blog:
The TEDActive community is made up of a unique group of smart, creative, passionate and quirky individuals. In this segment, we will be curating a special TED Talks playlist for each of the myriad of types of people we’ve run into at the TEDActive conference. The Makers: the ones mad… Continue reading The Maker’s Playlist: 10 TED Talks to feed your tinkering habit

To communicate or not to communicate, that is the question?

When we think of the lifespan of relationships -whether it be romantic, familial or professional- to be or not to be available is a big determinant. From the beginning to the end, being available matters a lot in the destiny of a relationship. After all, nobody can deny the superiority of face-to-face relationship over other … Continue reading To communicate or not to communicate, that is the question?