"Nothing can compete with the shimmering immediacy of now, and not just when seismic events take place, but in our everyday lives. We are sponges and we live in a world where the fire hose is always on.Riding the Juggernaut That Left Print Behind - NYTimes.com
But once a sponge is at capacity, new information can only replace old information. Last month, researchers at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand published a study that found that comprehension, concentration and retention all went off a cliff when information was taken in online. (Then again, there are those who say that we see everything and remember nothing because we don’t have to, that the web now serves as our memory.)"
Monday, July 21, 2014
Riding the Juggernaut That Left Print Behind - NYTimes.com
Perhaps time to revisit The Information Diet