Merlin Mann asks the important question - how much information is enough?

Merlin Mann contributed a timely essay titled Enough to Seth Godin's What Matters Now project. The brief but important piece compares overeating with our modern dilemma of information overload / infobesity. He asks the important question – how do we know when we've had enough?

Mann writes:

What happened? How’d I miss when I’d had enough?

I wonder the same thing about folks who check for new email every 5 minutes, follow 5,000 people on Twitter, or try to do anything sane with 500 RSS feeds.

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