Information Overload is Not Just Filter Failure

Resource Author:  Craig Roth
Resource Date:  07/11/2012
Resource Name:  Gartner
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A while ago Clay Shirkey asserted that there is no information overload, just filter failure. That idea seems to be getting another jolt of buzz again, so it’s a good time to offer a modification that I think improves it and addresses a more critical issue: noticing important information that’s not vying for your attention rather than just filtering out the stuff flying at you.