Category Archives: Too Much Information

Digital Trust

Michael Wolf, writing in USA Today a few years ago, said that trust could be the next big thing. The theory goes that trust used to be what most individuals and institutions were selling. Trust was built up, consistently, over … Continue reading

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Information etiquette

From John Perry Barlow, “Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite” 1996 “Things of an informational nature, should be regarded as are love or friendship. You would never claim to own your friendships. You would never regard them as property. An … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Digital Information

I liked this thought…..

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Quote(s) of the Week

“Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” – T.S. Eliot. (and that was before Facebook and Twitter).

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Information overload

                  True or false? (I found this on my desktop. No idea where its from I’m afraid). I suspect it’s a little more nuanced than the chart suggests.

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Too Much Information

If anyone (I’m thinking of Giles) is wondering why it’s taking me so long to respond to emails this is partly the reason – a rather large reading pile. This is partly the result of summer holidays and partly a … Continue reading

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Switching off

                  Seems that the world has finally caught up with the idea that we are becoming too connected and that a little disconnection from time to time would be a good thing. … Continue reading

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Information anxiety

Feeling anxious today? The reason could be a surfeit of information and the long-term consequences could include critical errors. A study conducted by Angela Dimoka, director of the Center for Neural Decision Making at Temple University (US) has found that … Continue reading

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Why getting staff to do nothing can be good business

Here I am again, this time on Qantas QF31 from Singapore to London listening to Jeff Buckley (Grace) whilst looking out of the window at a marmalade sunset disappearing beneath a froth of white cloud. My information purging experiment has … Continue reading

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