Information overload

Learn effective strategies to overcome information overload and regain control of your time and focus. Find practical tips and resources to help you streamline your digital consumption and stay productive.
David Kinnear: The Implications of Information Overload Design, Art, Ideas, Social Media, Science Fiction, Media, Dystopia, Digital Overload, Marketing

“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” --Teddy Roosevelt As technology has evolved, so too have the way people assess and consume information. Google “information overload” and you’re likely to be on the receiving end of an onslaught of articles and news stories about the matrix of data that we

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David Kinnear
Life360, a popular family safety app used by 33 million people worldwide, has been marketed as a great way for parents to track their children’s movements using their cellphones. The Markup has learned, however, that the app is selling data on kids’ and families’ whereabouts to approximately a dozen data brokers who have sold data to virtually anyone who wants to buy it.  Through interviews with two former employees of the company, along with two individuals who formerly worked at location data… People, Parents, Love, Safety Apps, Online Safety, Safety, Messaging App, Digital Safety, Surveillance

Life360, a popular family safety app used by 33 million people worldwide, has been marketed as a great way for parents to track their children’s movements using their cellphones. The Markup has learned, however, that the app is selling data on kids’ and families’ whereabouts to approximately a dozen data brokers who have sold data to virtually anyone who wants to buy it. Through interviews with two former employees of the company, along with two individuals who formerly worked at location…

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Mintastic
Social Media, Consumerism, Information Overload, Electronic Media, Health Services, Health Articles, Exploded, Society

If you think you are being bombarded by information now, just wait. The term "Information overload," sometimes called, "infobesity," is a term that came into everyday use in the 1970s. It refers to our inability to absorb and process all the information to which we are exposed. If given too much information, we tend to…

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