Reducing Information Pollution
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The problem of “overflow” is not a simple, linear issue of environmental abundance, of a flood of digital, easily multiplicable information, but instead needs to be analysed on a finer level, taking into account interaction of external, environmental conditions and personal traits. This area of research, pursued for many years by one of the keynote presenters, prof. Grażyna Wieczorkowska-Wierzbińska, will be highlighted at the “Managing Overflow” conference, organized in September this year by our team from the Department of Managerial Psychology and Sociology at the University of Warsaw (http://overflowconference.pl). The event will gather in Poland a group of top scientists researching the topic of overflow: prof. Barbara Czarniawska, prof. Orvar Lofgren, Sabina Siebert, prof. Wieczorkowska-Wierzbińska, and others.News Archive
Author: Oded Avital
... it is essential for us to further understand the problem and why current solutions fail to address the issue in its entirety. The first two steps of effective email communication involve: 1) sending a message to a platform that receivers are paying attention to and 2) getting the receiver to recognize and open that message. Each one of these levels has its own specific challenge. [...]Resources
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Part I of a series of posts about the causes of failed computer mediated communication.
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