Re: When to use the word "curate?"

Subject: Re: When to use the word "curate?"
From: Mike McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 10:55:26 -0600

Yeah, "curated news" is a new buzzword for sites like Paper.li, Scoop.it
and Storify. It's what you're doing on Tech Writer This Week too, so
congratulations on your new "curator" title. 8-)

Mike


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On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:41 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>wrote:

> That's what I'm seeing, too.
>
> From: Ryan Pollack [mailto:ryan -at- clicksecurity -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:03 AM
> To: Tammy Van Boening
> Cc: Cardimon, Craig; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: When to use the word "curate?"
>
> I've been seeing "curate" increasingly used as a verb in the sense of "to
> pick items of high quality and/or interest".
>
> Examples:
> *
> http://lifehacker.com/5690910/bitly-bundles-creates-combinations-of-links-that-you-curate/gallery/1
> * http://fueled.com/craft-coffee-curate-your-morning-ritual/
> * http://www.blogbloke.com/content-curation-right-wrong-way/
>
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Tammy Van Boening <
> tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com<mailto:tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>>
> wrote:
> "Curate" is a very specific term that is used in my specialty of writing to
> scientific software. In the science world, it means to research and
> integrate diverse forms of data, including that from scientific
> collections,
> and specific jobs are advertised as Scientific Data Curator Jobs.
>
> TVB
>
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> Subject: When to use the word "curate?"
> Morning, Whirlers,
>
> As I browsed a few newsy sites this morning, I saw the word "curate" being
> used where I used to see "written," "compiled," "developed," or even
> "created."
>
> I put it to you all. When should we use "curate," and when should we not?
>
> Cordially,
> Craig Cardimon
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Follow-Ups:

References:
When to use the word "curate?": From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: When to use the word "curate?": From: Tammy Van Boening
Re: When to use the word "curate?": From: Ryan Pollack
RE: When to use the word "curate?": From: Cardimon, Craig

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