Battling Your Online Addiction

Tony Schwartz writing on the Harvard Business Review blog:

Or, as Nobel Prize winner Herbert Simon put it way back in 1978: A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” And retention. Taking in endless bits and bytes of information is akin to pouring water into a glass already full — in this case our severely limited working memory.

I have been on a personal journey for about the last year to limit both my methods of consuming information, and the volume of my information intake. I can truly relate to my mind feeling like a full glass of water where my RSS reader continues trying to pour more in.

The steps outlined in the post are a great starting point, and though this is something that has been on my mind much more in the last year, I’m still far from mastering it.

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