An article in the Christian Science Monitor looks at the information environmentalism movement
in an article titled "E-serenity, now!
" [May 10, 2004].
"The newest polluters are not chemical manufacturers leaking toxins into the air. Neither are they logging conglomerates clearing ancient forests nor avaricious developers turning wetlands into strip malls. The newest polluters are in your pocket, atop your desk, or clogging your telephone lines with streams of digital effluent."
"Information overload is a problem, not only because people get so much information, but because they get it out of context."
How do you
cope with information overload?
Abhijeet Chavan is co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Planetizen.