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We’re a gathering of industry practitioners, academic researchers, consultants and other professionals who are dedicated to addressing the problem of information overload, an ongoing crisis that diminishes productivity and quality of life among knowledge workers worldwide.

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Information Overload Webinar to be held on December 13th at 11:00 AM EST

The Information Overload Research Group (IORG) will host on Tuesday, Dec 13th 2016 at 11:00 AM EST a free 60 minute online webinar devoted to overcoming Information Overload.

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The Tower of Babel of Digital Communication I: Attention and Recognition

Source: Medium

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.  [...]


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The Tower of Babel of Digital Communication I: Attention and Recognition

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