Richard Dunlop-Walters (who edits, or rather “curates,” Instapaper’s featured content section) on web curation.
Like many things on the internet, this thing is largely about ego. I believe that Popova is genuine in her concern for proper attribution into the rabbit hole of web wonderland. I also believe that she runs a glorified link blog and would like some credit for that.
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