Editor’s note: Here’s an interesting piece on the half-life of knowledge and facts. Knowledge degrades faster than ever because we generate new information so quickly and at such scale. That means we need to think differently about learning and how we keep ourselves well informed in order to do our jobs effectively.
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Editor’s note: This is a useful reflection on the amount of signal versus noise that we now experience and consume. It is getting harder to distinguish between signal and noise and that represents a challenge for L&D teams.
Editor’s note: This is years old advice but it still holds true, which is why it is worth sharing. Are you thriving on information?
Editor’s note: This is a long read and very well worth it if you are interested in the history of the concept of information overload and the paradigm shift we need to make to meaning making.
Neuroscientist #daniel levitin discusses the impact of #information overload on the brain. He says that…
This week’s (very funny) video comes courtesy of @thesurething – who shared it on the…
Editor’s note: From RSS readers to search engines such as Topsy, some useful tools to manage the information firehose.
Editor’s note: Revisiting the issue of information overload raised by Gerd Leonhard at Learning technologies 2013, web developer Koobazaur has created a Tweetulator, a calculator that works out how much time it would take you to read all of the tweets of the people you follow.
Managing information overload is not the issue for L&D professionals, but fixing the filtering tools…