Information Overload is REALLY Just Filter Failure [Slide]

Don’t have a ton of time to write tonight, but thought y’all might dig this slide that I made a few months back sharing an old-but-good Clay Shirky quote from this post:

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Licensed Creative Commons Attribution on November 20, 2011

Quote by Clay Shirky


2 thoughts on “Information Overload is REALLY Just Filter Failure [Slide]

  1. Joan

    This quote makes clear why teaching media literacy is just as important as reading and math.

  2. Janet Abercrombie

    Thanks for sharing! I’ll use the slide when posing the question, “How do we separate the most important information in a text from the less important information?”

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