How Do We Curb “Infobesity”?

How Do We Curb “Infobesity”?
technology

Timothy Young, founder of Socialcast has written a thoughtful essay in which he compares information consumption habits to food consumption habits.

Dan Gould
  • 19 october 2009

Timothy Young, founder of Socialcast has written a thoughtful essay in which he compares information consumption habits to food consumption habits. Young laments the all-to-popular modern media diet of non-stop minutia and buzz-worthy memes, and wonders how to curb “infobesity”.  One way towards a more healthy media diet, he theorizes, is to develop some kind of rating system akin to the nutrition facts labels found on food.

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