News tagged with information overload

Internet overload? No, survey says

Most people are happy with the Internet as a source of on-demand information, with only a small percentage hit by "information overload," a survey of US users showed Monday.

dateDec 08, 2014 in Internet
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Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted ...

dateDec 03, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Email stress test: Experiment unplugs workers for 5 days

Slave to your email? Wonder what would happen if you had to do without it? University of California-Irvine informatics professor Gloria Mark was curious - so she recently led a study that separated 13 people from their email ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Other
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Startup Cue aims to queue up your digital life

Cue wants to lessen data overload. The tech startup is offering a service that organizes and creates a visual daily snapshot of your online accounts - email, calendar, contacts, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, instant messages ...

dateJun 22, 2012 in Internet
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Technology's power to misinform dims utopian hopes

(Phys.org) -- The ability for computer technology to automatically create a society of smart, tolerant citizens may be more hype and hope than reality,according to a Penn State Altoona researcher.

dateApr 16, 2012 in Other
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Experts ponder era of big data

The era of big data has arrived. Last year, consumers and businesses around the world are estimated to have stored more than 13 exabytes of information on PCs, laptops and other devices - the equivalent of more than 52,000 ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Internet
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