We live in a world where there is more and more information, and less and less meaning.— Jean Baudrillard
Colossal Information Overload quotations
Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.
A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
It’s not information overload. It’s filter failure.
Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back.
Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what's important. It is a choice.
There's no such thing as information overload-only filter failure.
One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with.
A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
Faced with information overload, we have no alternative but pattern-recognition.
The cure to information overload is more information.
There is no such thing as information overload, just bad design.
If something is cluttered and/or confusing, fix your design.
The quieter you become, the more you can hear.
"Point of view" is that quintessentially human solution to information overload, an intuitive process of reducing things to an essential relevant and manageable minimum... In a world of hyperabundant content, point of view will become the scarcest of resources...
In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.
Knowing of how to make use of online tools without being overloaded with too much information is, like it or not, an essential ingredient to personal success in the twenty-first century.
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
Everyone spoke of an information overload, but what there was in fact was a non-information overload.
We really are living in an age of information overload.
Google estimates that there are 300 exabytes (300 followed by 18 zeros) of human-made information in the world today. Only four years ago there were just 30 exabytes. We've created more information in the past few years than in all of human history before us.
Be brief on the logic and reason portion of your presentation.
There are probably about a thousand facts about an automobile, but you don't need them all to make a decision. About a half dozen will do.
The fewer data needed, the better the information.
And an overload of information, that is, anything much beyond what is truly needed, leads to information blackout. It does not enrich, but impoverishes.
We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.
Most managers receive much more data (if not information) than they can possibly absorb even if they spend all of their time trying to do so. Hence they already suffer from an information overload.
Information overload will lead to 'future shock syndrome' as an individual will suffer severe physical and mental disturbances.
When information overload occurs, pattern recognition is how to determine truth.
Here's the general theory: To clarify, add detail.
Imagine that. To clarify, add detail. And clutter and overload are not an attribute of information, they are failures of design. If the information is in chaos, don't start throwing out information, instead fix the design.
With YouTube - with the Internet in general - you have information overload.
The people who dont necessarily get credit are the curators.
Now, we live in an age where we have so much information that we do tend to overload. The Greeks did too, though.
Information Overload = "information pollution"
The greatest challenge Internet users face is information overload.
Overload 'em with information an' they'll kill yeh jus' to simplify things.
Most of us feel overburdened by information, although I would say the overloaded feeling comes more from coordinating all of the information and responding to it.
I think we are definitely suffering from an information overload, but I believe that there is going to be better and better ways of organizing that information and processing it so that it will enhance your daily life. I just think that technology and information, it's overwhelming at the moment, but it's really going to make life better.
There's a lot more information at hand and sometimes there's information overload and we become desensitized to it, so things start to mean less.
I think it was Samuel Johnson who said, "There are two kinds of information in this world: that what you know and that what you know where to get." The tools help the latter, and that's what keeps us from going nuts. The sense of overload comes from the gap between that sudden jump in volume (of information) and the tools we have to make sense of it.
I don't think information overload is a function of the volume of information.
It's a derivative of the volume of information plus the sense-making tools you have.
In an age of information overload ... the last thing any of us needs is more information about God. We need the practice of incarnation, by which God saves the lives of those whose intellectual assent has turned them dry as dust, who have run frighteningly low on the Bread of Life, who are dying to know more God in their bodies. Not more about God. More God.
People's minds are overloaded with information.
We're not in a world of information overload, we're in a world of filter failure.
What’s next for technology and design? A lot less thinking about technology for technology’s sake, and a lot more thinking about design. Art humanizes technology and makes it understandable. Design is needed to make sense of information overload. It is why art and design will rise in importance during this century as we try to make sense of all the possibilities that digital technology now affords.