As Clay Shirky once observed, “There’s no such thing as information overload — only filter failure.”
My take? “Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what’s important.” It’s a choice.
Perhaps said another way, information overload is a symptom of our inability to focus on what’s truly important or relevant to who we are as individuals, professionals, and as human beings.
The addiction to not missing anything seems irrational but is part of our human nature. As any new medium of communication and expression, we will learn as we go as say Brian Solis. The internet is pretty young, and,we will step by step know how to use it for our own good. Curation is probably just starting to be necessary and curated the information we decide to access and digest a benefitial attitude that we have to make more instinctive. With heroes like the Scoop.it's community to lead the way