Presenting Pearls: Stakes of Content Discovery

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Users of fast growing services face challenges discovering relevant content. To address these challenges is hard because relevance is an ever evolving concept which depends on the context. When the user has a clear goal or specific question, relevance is straight forward: that’s how we got search engines. But it is less obvious to address… Read more »

Toby Burton: Social Networking & Publishing for Older Musicians

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Toby Burton is the face behind ROCK-TIL-YOU-DROP, a social network for older bands and musicians active at local level. But wait! That’s far from the whole story. He publishes a newsstand full of papers on Paper.li aimed at different communities in the music industry. He fronts his own band (when they’ve got a drummer) and… Read more »

Luci Westphal: Boldly Going Where no Paper.li Has Gone Before

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For years, fans of Star Trek have gathered together in conferences to celebrate the universe created by the multiple television series’, films and more. This past year, director Scott Colthorp released Trek Nation, a documentary on the real world community of Star Trek fans. As the film was premiering this past November on the Discovery Science… Read more »

Ileane Smith: Blogging and Building Virtual Communities

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Ileane Smith is the voice behind Basic Blog Tips, works as a promotions manager, and has created numerous Paper.lis such as The Young #Engineers’ Daily and The Black Social Media Heroes Daily. She initially created her Paper.lis to give bloggers the recognition she felt they were missing out on. Now she is finding that her papers… Read more »

Renata Arnoldi: Improving Health Care Communication

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Meet Renata Arnoldi, a pharmacist at the Hospital Estadual Vereador Melchiades Calazans in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) inspiring health care professionals to share their experiences and observations via social media. Her blog, Hospital em Foco, encourages communication in the health field, and Paper.li is a key part of her strategy. Tell us about your blog,… Read more »

Michael Gaedeke: Taking Switzerland to Southern California

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Michael Gaedeke is an entrepreneur putting Switzerland on the map in southern California through the online communities Helvetic.LA and SwissCenterLA.org… with a little help from Paper.li. For much of his life, Michael has had one foot in Ticino and one in Tinseltown. He founded Helvetic.LA, which he calls “the virtual Swiss neighborhood of Los Angeles”, and SwissCenterLA.org —… Read more »