Marisa Meltzer

Marisa Meltzer is author of Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music.

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The Curated Web

Tumblr, a relatively new blogging platform, just might be the future of the social Internet.

In 2007, journalist Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote a piece for Harper's magazine about the future of information archiving. "The promise of the Internet-as-Alexandria is more than the rolling plenitude of information," he wrote. "It's the ability of individuals to choreograph that information in idiosyncratic ways, the hope that individuals might feel invited by the gravitational pull of a broad and open commons to 'rip, mix, and burn' -- to curate."