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Smartphones Overstate Their Social Intelligence

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Turning Information Overload Into Knowledge

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Information Overload – Killing Your Brain?

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Blogging Burnout Prevention Tips: How Do You Handle the Information Overload?

April 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: The Blog Herald
Author: Lorette VanFossen
Date: July 6, 2008

Have you lost your common sense with all the information attacking your head every day? While the normal person going about their daily work and life is bombarded by information, bloggers actually seek even more – making their brains resemble overstuffed furniture with wadding leaking out through the cracks in the Naugahyde.

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How to handle information overload

April 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Swaroopch.com
Author: Swaroop C H
Date: May 13, 2008

Philipp Lenssen recently had a good post on tips on information overload by various people. It got me thinking about the various tips and tricks I’ve imbibed in the recent past and which work reasonably well for me. So I tried to collate them into one place:

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How You Handle the Information Overload Is Up to You

April 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: louisgray.com
Author: Louis Gray
Date: April 1, 2008

This morning, AideRSS introduced an interesting tool that lets you filter your RSS feeds in Google Reader, flagging only those which have been deemed most important, thanks to criteria you set.

The concept behind a filter like this is to help you tackle information overload by showing a subset of your feeds, highlighting only those which have gained attention by others, through AideRSS’ unique approach, tabulating total number of comments, del.icio.us links, Google links, Diggs, etc.

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Information overload: Is it time for a data diet?

February 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Computerworld
Author: Mary Brandel
Date: August 26, 2008

CIO Jeff Saper drives a hybrid car, favors service providers that use alternative energy and has launched many green IT initiatives at his strategic communications firm, Robinson Lerer & Montgomery LLC in New York. But he’s also concerned about a type of pollution that even Al Gore has yet to tackle: digital pollution.

The recent growth of information sources such as blogs, social networks, news aggregators, microblogs like Twitter, instant messaging and e-mail has been exponential. And with broadband penetration among active Internet users expected to break 90% this year, according to Internet marketing firm Website Optimization LLC, there aren’t many people today who haven’t experienced some form of information overload

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Beating Information Overload with News Aggregators

February 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Law Practice Management
Author: Dennis M. Kennedy
Date: November/December 2003

We all have our routines for getting our daily
doses of information. We check our e-mail for messages and
newsletters.
We visit our favorite Web sites. We tune in to electronic
discussion
groups. We might read a couple of newspapers. Then the
snail mail
hits the office, bringing magazines, brochures, advance
sheets and
a host of other information sources. And all of it is
overwhelming.

“Information overload” is no longer a catchphrase.
It has become an illness that leaves us feeling engulfed
and falling
farther behind with each new day.

It’s rather a paradox. The amount of information we now
handle
on a daily basis has grown dramatically—but the amount of
control we have over that information seems to have
decreased exponentially.
Is there any way out? Yes. I’ve found a solution that really works: using news
aggregators
and news feeds. The same tools can work for you.

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How to handle the information overload stress?

February 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Blog Design Studio
Author: Mayank
Date: January 14, 2009

One important part of blogging is that one needs to keep himself up-to date, with all the happenings, news, events (or what ever you want to call it) of the particular subject on which one starts a blog. However, because there are so many blogs, online newspapers and various other media from where one can find information, it gets difficult to keep a track of each and everything. RSS readers help in reducing this pain, however information overload can make life difficult too.

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