infoglut


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infoglut

(INFOrmation GLUT) See information overload.
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They described "data smog," "information anxiety," "data overload," "infoglut," and other creative descriptors for a circumstance in which the sheer quantity of data and its continuing rapid growth made it physically impossible for regular humans to get at what they wanted to know.
Mass media and satellite communication, by its continuous infoglut, have succeeded in bringing people and places closer than ever before, thus giving rise to the recent phenomenon of globalisation, which has reinforced the dominant role of English.
Even before the mainstream internet, we were already confronting Too Much Information--and hearing about it ad nauseum (See also: infoglut, data smog, infobesity, intoxication, infomania, dataholism, etc.).
Andrejevic M (2013) Infoglut: How Too Much Information is Changing the Way We Think and Know.
Andrejevic, Mark (2013) Infoglut: How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know.
Rather we are offered a stark opposition between literature and the internet, since "book and author are one of the last bulwarks we have against infoglut".
(17.) Mark Andrejevic, InfoGlut: How too much information is changing the way we think and know, Routledge, New York 2013, pp141-2.
(71.) See generally MARK ANDREJEVIC, INFOGLUT: How Too MUCH
Andrejevic M, 2013 Infoglut: How Too Much Information is Changing the Way We Think and Know (Routledge, London)
In his book Infoglut, Mark Andrejevic (2013) takes this problem a step further and explores the connections between these wide-ranging sense-making strategies for an era of information overload and "big data," and the new forms of control they enable
One danger with this expanded networking approach, however, is too much success--overwhelming volumes of response, or infoglut. One effective response is to initiate attention strategies designed to avoid outpacing absorption abilities--that is, the decline of attention levels and the ability to effectively prioritize information as it is received.
Infoglut and movies make poor bedfellows, only one of the reasons why "Casino Jack," the dramatization of the epic Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, fares no better than Alex Gibney's Ahramoff doc, "Casino Jack: The United State of Money," which preemed at Sundance.