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Yes, it IS Information Overload, Clay Shirky
You can see it on Twitter every day, years after he had coined it: Clay Shirky’s famous Filter Failure meme, “It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure”.
It’s catchy. It’s thought-provoking. And yet, I believe, it’s misleading…
Online Silence and Trust
Commentary on the implications of the research of Dr. Yoram Kalman about Online Silence. This is the phenomenon, so familiar to us all, where you send an email to a person and no reply comes back. After a few days you get restless and resend; often this will remain of no avail. Meanwhile trust is eroded…
Email Overload and The Little Prince
Email Overload is one affliction that people accept more or less willingly. Nobody’s holding a gun to their head, after all. So why are knowledge workers doing this to themselves? Here is some insight from an analogy to the businessman in “The little prince”.