Designers As iPad Content Curators
How can designers can use the iPad to help traditional media outlets become the new "Curators of the Internet"?
The notion of content curators is the subject of many conversations these days – we’ve discussed it here at PSFK, and play this role for our readers as well. With the breadth of news, cultural, educational and entertainment content available online any given day or moment, individuals continue to look for trusted entities that will help streamline the process of digging up the most interesting and relevant content for them.
Geraint Owen, co-founder of Superfad, a design and production studio, shared his perspective with ‘Boards recently, speaking specifically to how designers can use the iPad to help traditional media outlets become the new “Curators of the Internet.” Owen sees an opportunity for designers to help beleaguered, traditional media outlets regain relevance via a platform like the iPad, where users are hungry for interesting, valuable content that they can use their powerful new toy to access: