Category: Blog Post
Tags: Information Overload,Technology,Tools
Source Author: Allee Manning
Source Date: 12/7/2016
Source Name: Vocativ
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While humans have feared the bogeyman of “information overload” since the Renaissance period, a future in which we are over-inundated with paralyzing information has never seemed as threatening as now, in the digital age. It’s what futurist Alvin Toffler foretold in his 1970 novel “Future Shock,” envisioning a “super-industrial society” that left people debilitatingly stressed and disconnected. Most Americans, however, don’t seem to think that time is here quite yet.