Extracted 20JUL2011 from http://blogs.worldbank.org/developmenttalk/coping-with-information-overload-w...
Submitted by Adam Wagstaff on Tue, 2011-07-19 14:26
A post on the blog "Let's Talk Devleopment." Hosted by Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the World Bank, this blog is a forum for discussing ideas and debating issues connected with economic development and poverty reduction.
[The more important point to be taken from this article is not so much the advice but the increasing recognition that there is a serious problem with information overload or, perhaps worse, with a lack of confidence about trustworthiness of information and where to find it.]