Refocusing a Community Platform
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

Some sites are a victim of their own initial success. A decade after launching, an EC community platform was struggling to remain relevant. Over the intervening years it had offered a flexible, powerful publishing solution to many different parts of the EC...

Testing online designs to make scientific evidence more accessible to policymakers
medium.com
Card image

We’re about to start testing new online designs to make scientific evidence more accessible to policymakers. Volunteers needed! - recruiting wireframe testers via K4P

Knowledge4Policy Medium Publication
medium.com
Card image

Managing a Medium Publication to share our the journey as we build Knowledge4Policy: "share our experiences … as transparently as possible, and invite ideas and perspectives from experts in evidence-based policymaking around the world"

What The Guardian has learned trying to build a more intelligent story format — one that knows what you know » Nieman Journalism Lab
www.niemanlab.org

there’s an appetite for ... the Smarticle ... story format designed for mobile ... meet readers where they are in their knowledge of a developing story by only presenting them with the elements that are most useful to them

Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read - The Atlantic
www.theatlantic.com
Card image

The “forgetting curve,” ... is steepest during the first 24 hours after you learn something... unless you review the material, much of it slips down the drain ... leaving you with a fraction of what you took in... those who binge-watched TV shows forgot the content of them much more quickly than people who watched one episode a week... most commo…

The Key Benefits of Content Curation
medium.com
Card image

Although curation can save very significant time to those who benefit from it, it positively does not save any time at all to the curators who exercise it. It does to those who benefit from it... it requires the author to find, vet/verify, organize high quality information from multiple sources, and to add value and perspective ... What follows is…

Listen & Learn: how to absorb podcast knowledge
medium.com
Card image

This is a heavily updated repost of my latest Top3ics newsletter. It’s not a copy/paste repost, because Before you Repost it, ReThink It.

Why you need a Personal Content Strategy
medium.com
Card image

Whether you read, curate or create, you need to manage the content that matters to you if you want to extract maximum benefit from it.

AI will fundamentally change how we manage content | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com
Card image

Content management is about to undergo a foundational shift as artificial intelligence and machine learning bring long-sought order to enterprise content... the more content you collected, the harder it was to manage... machine learning algorithms actually work better with more data, and that has the potential to fundamentally alter how we think …

The Debunking Handbook
www.skepticalscience.com

summary of the literature that offers practical guidelines on the most effective ways of reducing the influence of myths. The Debunking Handbook boils the research down into a short, simple summary, intended as a guide for communicators

If You Don’t Invest In Deep Thought Leadership, Don’t Have A Blog At All
anothervoice.co

research the critical trends and market conditions that are of importance to their clients and the company. From that commitment content flows at relatively low cost. It’s easy to write when you have compelling research to share, that has already been paid for by the strategic needs of the company.

Why Spiegel thinks Community is the killer app for EU Communications (Top3ics, Feb 13)
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

Three articles unpacking the relationship between community, communications, content and EU communications.

Explainer, Elucidator, Enchanter: A Gradation of Great Writing – Brain Pickings
www.brainpickings.org
Card image

hierarchy of good writing, particularly of good science writing... Explainers make information clear and comprehensible... Elucidators go beyond explanation and into illumination — they transmute information into understanding by ... integrating various bits of knowledge into a larger framework of comprehension... Enchanters do all of the above, b…

How to Stop drowning in your Inbox
medium.com
Card image

This updates both my earlier Taming the Firehose and Where is social media taking you in 2016? posts, and better aligns my productivity process with my personal content strategy.

Two years in, Vox.com reconsiders its 'card stacks'
digiday.com
Card image

they’re not the game-changer he thought they’d be... We have to stop trying to find a single problem. It needs to be solved in a million different ways, every single day.

What is explainer journalism? | News | FIPP.com
www.fipp.com
Card image

if news content focuses on the ‘Who, What, When, and Where,’ explainer journalism looks to inform the reader of the ‘How and Why’... give the reader background information about a story to ensure that they are able to properly understand events as they unfold... Explainer journalism enables the media provider to at least show some intelligence an…

The Future of News Is Not An Article
nytlabs.com

Facebook and Apple... have chosen to focus on a future that takes the shape of an article... largely developed in response to the constraints of print ... a great opportunity for news organizations themselves to rethink those assumptions... considering the time scales of our reporting in much more innovative ways. Information should accumulate …

How to write long-form articles that go absolutely viral
www.fastcompany.com
Card image

"Thoughtful, longform content is king... A young, bare-bones website called Wait But Why is disproving the notion that thoughtful, long-form content and virality are mutually exclusive... monthly averages of 1.6 million uniques and 4.6 million page views... Its newsletter has over 106,000 subscribers... Its most viral article... has well ove…

Being Useful beats Being Tuneful
mathew.blogactiv.eu
Card image

Helping people exploit the opportunities which the EU has brought them probably beats trying to entertain them with free karaoke or clogging the Web  with online brochureware... Losing patience, and making no friends

Piloting a thematic online architecture for the EU (2003-07)
mathew.blogactiv.eu
Card image

Project manager and architect of a successful pilot to reorganise EUROPA along thematic lines, so people could figure out What the EC did, Why and How, in areas of interest to them, without studying its labyrinthine internal structure.

Cookies disclaimer

MyHub.ai saves very few cookies onto your device: we need some to monitor site traffic using Google Analytics, while another protects you from a cross-site request forgeries. Nevertheless, you can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device. More details in our Privacy Policy.

I agree