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Siri’s Little Brother TrapIt Wants to Find Things For You
November 22, 2011 – 9:22 pm | 5 Comments
Siri’s Little Brother TrapIt Wants to Find Things For You

Finding relevant content is tricky business; not only is there an abundance of irrelevant content to confuse us and muddy the waters, but we often simply don’t know something exists until we see it.  Traditional …

Guest Column: Sleep and Knowledge Work
November 15, 2011 – 9:27 pm | 2 Comments
Guest Column: Sleep and Knowledge Work

If you’re staying up late reading and/or writing e-mail, doing work, reading online forums and news, catching up on social networks – and then find yourself sleep-deprived the next day, you’re not alone.
Sleep deficiency is …

Sharon Ann Holgate: Conquering Information Overload
November 10, 2011 – 7:45 pm | No Comment
Sharon Ann Holgate: Conquering Information Overload

November 4, 2011
Sharon Ann Holgate, writing for ScienceCareers.org, writes the following:
Do you dread your e-mail inbox upon returning from vacation? Do piles of unread journals grow like an organism on your desk? Do you feel …

Fixing E-mail
November 9, 2011 – 3:32 pm | 6 Comments
Fixing E-mail

How many times do you send an e-mail message to someone and not get a reply?  Fairly often, I’d wager.
But how do you know and keep track of times when you don’t get a reply?
Sometimes …

Jonathan Spira on the Brainstormin’ show with Bill Frank
November 7, 2011 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Jonathan Spira on the Brainstormin’ show with Bill Frank

Jonathan spoke with Bill Frank on the Brainstormin’ show about Information Overload.
Listen to the full interview here.

Information Overload, Basex:TechWatch, and Mission Creep
November 3, 2011 – 2:49 pm | No Comment
Information Overload, Basex:TechWatch, and Mission Creep

Since Basex:TechWatch was founded in 1997, its mission has been to present a weekly digest of news and information on topics and offerings relating to knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Over the past 14 years, the amount …