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Mark Hurst 07-15-08 IORG talk

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Mark Hurst's slides from his presentation at the Information Overload Research Group's inaugural event.

Mark Hurst's slides from his presentation at the Information Overload Research Group's inaugural event.

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  • 1.  
  • 2.  
  • 3.  
  • 4.  
  • 5. No incremental solutions.
  • 6. Let the bits go.
  • 7. In an infinite world…
  • 8. In an infinite world… • Emptiness is valuable.
  • 9. In an infinite world… • Emptiness is valuable. • Things fill up by default.
  • 10. In an infinite world… • Emptiness is valuable. • Things fill up by default. •  Survive with 3 D’s: Delete, Defer, and avoiD.
  • 11.  
  • 12. Better use of time. Computer literacy isn’t enough.
  • 13.  
  • 14.  
  • 15. e-mail todo lists media diet photos creating bits naming files storing files other essentials Users need many skills:
  • 16. Achieving emptiness Zero inbox, once a day
  • 17. four types of e-mail
  • 18.
    • four types of e-mail
    • spam
  • 19.
    • four types of e-mail
    • spam
    • personal
  • 20.
    • four types of e-mail
    • spam
    • personal
    • 3. fyi’s (cc’s, newsletters)
  • 21.
    • four types of e-mail
    • spam
    • personal
    • 3. fyi’s (cc’s, newsletters)
    • 4. todos
  • 22. three things you can do to an e-mail
  • 23. three things you can do to an e-mail delete
  • 24. three things you can do to an e-mail delete file
  • 25. three things you can do to an e-mail delete file defer
  • 26.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam
  • 27.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
  • 28.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal
  • 29.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
  • 30.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
    • 3. fyi’s
  • 31.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
    • 3. fyi’s: delete (or file)
  • 32.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
    • 3. fyi’s: delete (or file)
    • 4a. small todos
  • 33.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
    • 3. fyi’s: delete (or file)
    • 4a. small todos: complete & delete
  • 34.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
    • 3. fyi’s: delete (or file)
    • 4a. small todos: complete & delete
    • 4b. big todos
  • 35.
    • delete, file, or defer?
    • spam: delete
    • personal: delete (or file)
    • 3. fyi’s: delete (or file)
    • 4a. small todos: complete & delete
    • 4b. big todos: defer!
  • 36. a lack of todo management The cause of email overload…
  • 37. The key to a bit-literate todo list
  • 38. Apps that defer todos
  • 39. Bit literacy in managing photos Take lots of pictures, then delete most of them John Kratz
  • 40. Bit literacy in the media diet: Avoid all sources you don’t need
  • 41.  
  • 42. Bit literacy in files: empathy choosing file formats naming files storing files
  • 43. bit-literate file naming ( 1 ) what do applicants name their resumes?
  • 44. bit-literate file naming ( 1 ) what do applicants name their resumes? a more empathetic name: john-smith-resume.pdf
  • 45. bit-literate file naming (2) mh-0523-bitlitseminar.ppt cg-0522-proposal.doc bn-0518-amex.pdf (in “receipts”)
  • 46. e-mail todo lists media diet photos creating bits naming files storing files other essentials Users need skills– and better tools
  • 47. He’ll need a solution, too
  • 48. Let’s get started. [email_address]