Many apps claim to be the pinnacle of content consumption and distribution. Most are a tangle of silly names and bad interfaces, but some of these tools are useful. A few are downright empowering.
Finding those good ones is the tricky part. I queried O’Reilly colleagues to find out what they use and why, and that process offered a decent starting point. We put all our notes together into this public Hackpad — feel free to add to it. I also went through and plucked out some of the top choices. Those are posted below.
But I know I’m missing some good ones and that’s why I’m throwing this open for public discussion. Here’s what I want to know:
- What are the information gathering, curation and publishing tools you use every week?
- What do you like about these tools?
- What would your ideal curation/publishing tool offer? How would it work?
Please weigh in through the comments.
A few picks from O’Reilly staff
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Spundge — “This feels like a tool for professionals,” noted Renee DiResta of OATV. “I can see this being very useful for diligence projects, especially for those I return to several months later and want to refresh.” Joe Wikert of TOC is also a fan.