“Flow is the feed. It’s the posts and the tweets. It’s the stream of daily and sub-daily updates that remind people that you exist.
Stock is the durable stuff. It’s the content you produce that’s as interesting in two months (or two years) as it is today. It’s what people discover via search. It’s what spreads slowly but surely, building fans over time.” READ MORE
“The ABC-Nielsen venture involves assembling a panel of 200 iPad users who can opt in to downloading a meter that tracks everything they do on the device. The pact between Disney’s TV arm and the pre-eminent audience measurement service isn’t intended for review outside Disney, which is looking beyond just video usage to get a more holistic sense of how the Apple tablet is used.”
What are they hoping to learn from only 200 users when over 60MM devices have been sold?
Imagine, if you will, a world in which Richard Seaver or Robert Gottlieb had stomped their feet and huffed and puffed every time John Leonard forgot to give them their proper “↬”. Or rather, as I joked on Twitter over the weekend about the new “Curator’s Code,” if Goethe had lived long enough…
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Aggregation ≠ Curation. Leave the curation to people with PhDs in art history. @keithrhernandez and I used to have this conversation all the time.