TMI, or Just Information You Can't Find?

Pretty much everyone I know complains about TMI, or too much information. But when I stop to think about it, what really bothers me is not all the information. I am really happy for all the information that's out there. It's just that I often have a hard time finding the things I found in the past. I know, that's what delicious and bookmarks are for. But it's also, I would think, what my memory's for. And I think that when I could concentrate on information more, pouring over it, I could remember it better than now, when I flit from one interesting data point to to another. But on the subject on informaation, I found some survey results that popped in my inbox today interesting.

Pretty much everyone I know complains about TMI, or too much information. But when I stop to think about it, what really bothers me is not all the information. I am really happy for all the information that’s out there. It’s just that I often have a hard time finding the things I found in the past. I know, that’s what delicious and bookmarks are for. But it’s also, I would think, what my memory’s for. And I think that when I could concentrate on information more, pouring over it, I could remember it better than now, when I flit from one interesting data point to to another.

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