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Governare la complessità (informazionale) » Giovanni Bonaiuti. La bella recensione di Luca De Biase sull’ultimo libro di Howard Rheingold (Net Smart.

Governare la complessità (informazionale) » Giovanni Bonaiuti

How to Thrive Online) dedicato alla sfida che i nuovi media ci pongono, inizia con una considerazione indiscutibile: “Sul finire del Quattrocento, il sapere si tramandava con i manoscritti e in Europa ce n’erano 30mila. L’invenzione di Johannes Gutenberg scatenò un cambiamento radicale: in soli 50 anni dall’introduzione della stampa a caratteri mobili, in Europa circolavano più di 10 milioni di libri. E mentre qualcuno lamentava l’eccessiva e ingestibile quantità di informazioni anche di basso valore che erano state messe in circolazione con l’avvento della nuova tecnologia, la conoscenza scritta uscì dal territorio controllato dalle vecchie élite culturali. […] Progressivamente l’Europa si dotò degli strumenti per gestire la conoscenza e organizzò un sistema educativo totalmente rinnovato.

Ci vollero secoli. Oggi non abbiamo altrettanto tempo.” Il problema non è così semplice. Facciamo un esempio. Il sovraccarico di informazioni dei Social Media e Internet. Il Sovraccarico Informativo danneggia la capacità d'attenzione - Pensiero Critico. Raccolta infografiche: Big Data Infographics. Did you know that the average securities and investment firm with fewer than 1,000 employees will have 3.8 petabytes of data stored?

Raccolta infografiche: Big Data Infographics

In just a few short years, the amount of digital data in our world has grown exponentially. The term "Big Data" is being thrown around more and more. Big Data is now being called one of the next big things. The ability to handle this new magnitude of information requires a different way of looking at data. There's a lot of discussions taking place around Big Data, so we've compiled some of the latest infographics that take a look at the size and impact of Big Data, and what is the significance of Big Data for companies. Found more infographics? 1. Link: Source 2. Link: Source 3. Link: Source 4. Link: Source 5. Untitled. The Information Overload.

INFORMATION OVERLOAD The causes & Consequences of Too Much Information Tweets Email News Blogs Articles Data The Information Revolution is upon us as billions of pieces of information are created every single day.

The Information Overload

With everything from social media updates, to online encyclopaedias, to newspaper articles, it’s hard to be sure what’s reliable and useful, and what is a waste of time. THE INFORMATION TIDAL WAVE Back in the Industrial Age, more information would have been useful in aiding those in search of valid sources. Today the sheer volume of information is causing a loss of time, clarity and productivity. www.searcheverythingyougot.com YOUR SEARCH FOUND 564,768 RESULTS WHAT'S USEFUL WHAT'S NOT Social software make could-be publishers out of anyone, causing searchable information to be questionable. TOO MANY WEBSITES The number of indexed websites grows by several billion every single day. MISSED OPPORTUNITIES TO BEAT COMPETITORS ...if you didn’t find it, someone else did. ENTER... Infographic: è sopravvalutato l'information overload?

Have we become a society of whiners when it comes to information overload?

Infographic: è sopravvalutato l'information overload?

The time management field is overflowing with advice touting that more self-discipline is needed to control time allocations. Should we just "man-up" and manage our time better? Or perhaps there is something fundamentally different now than in the past—a difference to be concerned about, a difference that creates challenges and opportunities? Clay Shirky has asserted that information overload is not new and has existed throughout history; the problem stems from limits on our ability to filter information. On the other hand, Tom Davenport suggests in an HBR post that we don't really care about information overload at all; we consciously allow it to happen. The problem is that people don't have tools to filter information down to the most useful bits with minimal effort.

Pressure Increasing on the Attention Bottleneck Information overload is not new as Shirky points out. Information Explosion & Cloud Storage. Infographic: Finding Big Benefits in Big Data. Big Data Infographic Guide. Infografica: Infobesity. Big Data - ideas by Rob Turner on Prezi. Infografica e articolo: The Information Overload. How Can Big Data Turn Information Overload Into Big Sales? Bacheca Pinterest su Big Data and Marketing. Infografica su Big Data e Information Overload.