This article by David Kirsh, which appeared in Intellectica, distinguishes supply related overload from demand side overload and how environments must be designed to minimize overload's negative consequences.
Schools must make a dramatically expanded commitment to questioning, research, information literacy and student-centered classrooms. Students will need a radically different skills array to negotiate this new information landscape.
Article by Murray Gell-Mann. With the digital age producing an "immense sea of data that threatens to drown humanity," people need to adapt how they think so that true knowledge can be distilled from the deluge.
Information Overload. Info-glut. Infobog. Data Smog. As information proliferates so do the labels for this malaise of the "Information Age." In this half-century, for the first time in history, the capacity for producing information is far
Information Overload is a unique problem. Information tends to be everywhere and we have problems even to remember where we put it, much less what it is. Here is a small collection of links to increase your information overload about information over
Reuters, the global information and news group, has published international research revealing pronounced differences in the way that nationalities around the world are coping with the information age. The research shows that while some countries ar