Category Archives: Information overload

Impact of information on our daily lives

An Internet of Things prediction for 2025 — with caveats (ComputerWorld)

A massive survey by the Pew Research Center about the Internet of Things in 2025 is very optimistic about its future, though its responses are filled with questions, doubts and caveats.


New 12 technologies that are improving at insane speeds

New 12 Technologies That Are Improving At Insane Speeds – Stephen’s Lighthouse. This is definitely worth a look.  Things are happening fast and are we equiped for the change?

The information overload and your brain [Infographic]

Thank you to Stephen Abrams who has the ability to sniff out interesting infographics.  The lastest one (produced by is on how digital stress affects your brain.

The Internet a decade later [Infographic]

I found this very insightful and animated infographic on the Mashable website depicting the growth of the internet over the last decade. To view comments on this infographic, click here

Top search tips

Karen Blakeman, RBA Information Services, has become synonomous with finding better ways to access and manage information.  She recently spoke at the South African Online User Group Conference and provided significant insights into how personalization can affect your search results. On of her passions is to compile a list of top search tips using the […]
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Internet and your health

How much data is created every minute of the day? [INFORGRAPHIC]

It is time again for some interesting inforgraphics.  Our infographic post series starts with an infographic on how much data gets generated every minute of the day through various channels.    For interest sake, I am also including an infographic from 2010.        

Reigning in the information deluge

Information overload has definitely become the Hot Topic of the moment.  As more and more data, information and knowledge gets created, the more we as humans struggle to process the deluge. The infographic from Mindjet is another brilliant representation of information overload and how to possibly overcome it Source:

Managing the information avalanche

This is one of those post that gets carried over and over and over.  The original article was written by Ron Ashkenas for the HBR Blog Network and I just found an abbreviated version of it on Stephen Abram’s blog. If is maybe because of the relevance of the topic – we live in a […]
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Information overload is hurting productivity

or just ask your Librarian or Information professional