The Attention Crash: Steve “We are reaching a point where the number of inputs Rubel we have as individuals is beginning to exceed what we are capable as humans of managing. The demands for our attention are becoming so great, and the problem so widespread, that it will cause people to crash and curtail these drains. Human attention does not obey Moore’s Law.”Source: http://steverubel.me
- Greater access to knowledge is not the sameNicholas as greater knowledge. - An ever-increasingCarr plethora of facts & data is not the same as wisdom. - Breadth of knowledge is not the same as depth of knowledge. - Multitasking is not the same as complexity.
"The Internet software that we use is getting smarter, and Eli more tailored to our needs, all the time. The risk, Eli Pariser Pariser reveals, is that we increasingly wont see other perspectives. In The Filter Bubble, he shows us how the trend could reinforce partisan and narrow mindsets, and points the way to a greater online diversity of perspective.” - Craig NewmarkSource: http://thefilterbubble.com
Agenda:We are overloadedE MailSearch smarterFind the curatorsUse feedsThe cloud/Apps
Three email accounts: 1.One for those who love you 2.One for those who pay you 3.One for transactionsSource: Jeremy Owyang, Forrester Research
Merlin Mann: Time and attention are finite. Demands on your time and attention are infinite.Source: http://inboxzero.com/
Agenda:We are overloadedE MailSearch smarterFind the curatorsUse feedsSpecial-purpose toolsThe cloud/Apps
Search betterGeneral principle:use search more like a scalpel,less like a chainsaw.
Fill your bowl to the brimand it will spill.Keep sharpening your knifeand it will blunt.Chase after money and securityand your heart will never unclench.Care about people’s approvaland you will be their prisoner.Do your work, then step back.The only path to serenity. -Tao Te Ching