CURATING- Sorting & Processing Information

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According to Eric Schmidt (CEO of Google) we create as much information every two days as was created from the dawn of civilisation until 2003. That is breathtaking. We know that the amount of information isn’t the problem it is more how we are able to use it wisely – without drowning!

Here are a number of tools that you could use to curate the information you find on the web and want to keep.

Screen Shot 2014-01-15 at 3.49.22 pmPEARLTREES

A fantastic tool for the visual learners amongst us. With the click of a button you can save images, text, weblinks, videos – all the “pearls” from the web in a very simple graphic form, Screen Shot 2014-01-15 at 3.53.34 pmvery similar to a mind map. Simple to set up and use to curate and share. Check out my Pearls….I love to share. pearltrees.lyndacutting

Screen Shot 2014-01-15 at 4.01.40 pmPINTEREST

This another great site to curate and share your images and links but this time in as a pinboard. There is a huge community of Pinterest users and a wealth of information on Screen Shot 2014-01-15 at 4.07.29 pmjust about any topic for you to access. Like Pearlltrees this site is both a web2 tool and an app.  Check out my boards at pinterest.com/lyndacutting 

 

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