Do you ever really feel overwhelmed with all of the onslaught of knowledge day in and day trip? You get it in your automobile listening to the radio and listen to the information, you activate the TV and you’ve got 360 channels to select from, you open your e-mail to discover a 300 incoming items of knowledge, on-line newsletters, spam, enterprise contacts, associates that you simply ship you these silly jokes, and even notifications from locations the place you do enterprise.
And all of us have sensible telephones now, with far an excessive amount of data, extra options than we ever care to be taught, together with textual content messaging, Internet browsing, twittering, information alerts, and who is aware of what’ll be on the following set of non-public tech units. No surprise individuals really feel overwhelmed. But it is not like we did not see it coming. In reality, if you would like to consider this a little bit extra I’d prefer to advocate an excellent e-book to you. One that, definitely made me suppose the primary time I learn it, and issues have solely gotten worse since. Today the e-book is;
“Data Smog; Surviving the Information Glut,” by David Shenk
Although the writer is considerably of a left winger, he is completely right in his summation of knowledge overload and the pc age. And being from New York, I think about his stage of knowledge is much more than mine out right here on the West Coast the place issues are extra relaxed. I’d advocate this e-book to anybody who needs to ponder the fact of the world we now have constructed with this expertise, and the best communication device ever devised; the Internet.
Indeed, I’m going to advocate this e-book to you one final time, as it can make you cease and take into consideration your lifestyle, and what all of it means. I hope you’ll please think about this.