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Curation

Curation is a word undergoing change from a specialized definition owned by experts in particular fields into a wider and fuzzier set of meanings owned by nonexperts. At least, in part, this transition in the meaning of the word curation has been informed by its wider use in digital culture, such that digital curation (the process) or digital curatorship (the set of skills associated with that process) is taking the place of words such as writing, editing, and authorship when making or collecting digital content, from the blog to the social media page, from the uploaded snap to the chat and the tweet around those pictures and thoughts. It has also come to have a set of commercial meanings associated with food, entertainment, and ...

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