It's NOT Information Overload. It's filter failure.

Abf9f6a863e39d2597166bb4ad7f474e?s=47 Mike Taylor
January 14, 2013

It's NOT Information Overload. It's filter failure.

This quote by Clay Shirkey is a great illustration of the challenge we all face in keeping up with the knowledge we need to have in today's environment that is overloaded with information.

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Mike Taylor

January 14, 2013
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  2. Getting information is often like drinking from the fire hose.

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  9. It's not information overload. It's filter failure. Clay Shirky

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  11. Tune your filters.

  12. skim – dive - skim

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  15. Really Simple Syndication

  16. WARNING: Once you try RSS, you’ll never go back &

    you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. !
  17. 2 Simple Steps Setup a ‛Home’ Subscribe [ Google Reader

    ]
  18. http://reader.google.com Creating Your ‘HOME’

  19. Google Reader

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  21. One vs. Many

  22. Subscribing XML | RSS | Atom | Feed

  23. Automatic

  24. 1st Time

  25. Favorite

  26. Manual

  27. Finding Good Feeds • Magazines, Journals, Books, etc follow authors,

    speakers, etc directly • Alltop.com • Google Reader: ‘Browse for stuff’
  28. Reading • J / K shortcuts for next/previous • Mark

    All Read (Reset count to 0) Don’t be afraid to hit “reset”
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  30. There are two types of Internet users, those that use

    RSS & those that don’t.
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