Who isn't content fried nowadays?
Here's excellent advice from social media expert, Beth Kanter, on managing the constant barrage of new information we're bombaraded with daily. Her post is primarily directed towards people involved in social media, but all of us can benefit from her smart, practical, common sense tips,
(Thanks to fellow curator, Jan L. Gordon, for reposting.)
"This weekend I'm focusing on information, filtering and meaning overload and useful ways to manage and utilize it. Having said that, there's so much good information, insights and tips in this post, I have to digest it slowly.
Beth Kanter has written a great post on this subject, sharing the way she's dealing with it and the 44 people who commented on it have some great things to add to the discussion.
This morning I learned a new word for information overload - content fried from a colleague at the Packard Foundation. It resonated.
I identify with this, here's what really caught my attention:
"The biggest difficulty I experience is the shifting from this forward flowing process of consuming, curating, and sense-making of content to learn versus to get something done".
****The latter requires a different type of attention and whole new set of information coping skills "
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