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My Latest Addiction: Genieo

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My latest heartthrob is a private, unmineable news reader that combines my social streams with my news streams. And in what is nothing less than a stroke of GENIUS (pun intended) Genieo can do what products like Flipboard and My6Sense can’t – it can tell the difference between ATTENTION and INTENTION. just need technology. Why does that matter? Get it? Here’s another example.

my6sense – of consumption, curation and the needstream.

Home About Contact Tweet me Featured Articles Ramblings The Social Web Trials/Betas my6sense – of consumption, curation and the needstream. my6sense recently hired tech blogger and influencer Louis Gray as VP of Marketing and it is easy to see why. As the social web expands the need for a “needstream&# – or personally filtered news – has never been greater.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources


Well the good news (and bad news) is that there are many tools and different approaches. Marshall Kirkpatrick talked about aggregation and filtering several years ago in How to Build an RSS and Blog News Site for Your Project where he had cobbled together a solution using Google Blog Search,  dapper, Feed Digest, PostRank, Roller, and others.  My6Sense. Aggregation.

Automated Filtering vs Human-Powered Curation


With solutions like and Browse My Stuff grabbing attention, and with people like Robin Good doing a series on Real-Time News Curation , and Ross Dawson tells us has curation has hit the tipping point , it seems like the concepts of curation, aggregation, filtering are suddenly a central conversation.  Of course, this has long been a conversation as Robin, Ross or I could tell you.  In Different Approaches To News Filtering , Mahendra Palsule who is an editor at TechMeme, identifies the following ways to automatically filter content.  Approaches to Automated Filtering.