Friday, September 05, 2008

10 Ways to Cope with Information Overload

'Being Wired or Being Tired: 10 Ways to Cope with Information Overload' is an article featured in the latest edition of Ariadne, the web magazine for information professionals in archives, libraries and museums in all sectors. The article explores different strategies for managing and coping with various types of informational overload:

"What is information overload? 27 instant messages. 4 text messages. 17 phone calls. 98 work emails. 52 personal emails. 76 email listserv messages. 14 social network messages. 127 social network status updates. 825 RSS feed updates. 30 pages from a book. 5 letters. 11 pieces of junk mail. 1 periodical issue. 3 hours of radio. 1 hour of television. That, my friends, is information overload."
You can read the rest of this article on the Ariadne website.

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