What is Information Overload

Resource Author:  Chris Pirillo
Resource Date:  7/1/2007
Resource Name:  Chris.Pirillo.com
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There is a ton of information out there on the Internet, but how do you handle it? How do you actually consume all of the information?

If you’re asking yourself those questions then you are suffering from information overload, and the best way to deal with it is to try and filter out the crap that comes through and focus only on the gold. There are a lot of websites out there that offer a ton of information on a daily basis – such as TechMeme and Digg – but most of the stuff they publish will not interest you, so don’t use them for information: filter them out.