Wealth of Info

From Weekly I/O#36

"A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention." - Herbert Simon


Herbert Simon is the receiver of the Nobel Prize in Economics and Turing Award. He's famous for the theory "bounded rationality" and "satisficing".

I've always been inundated with information. I am recently getting way more new info since my learnings always introduce other more further readings. While my curiosity grows exponentially, my digesting speed for input remains the same. Therefore, all kinds of new books, articles, and podcasts piled up without adequately digested. Along with my desire to review my old learning, I'm pondering how to change my information diet and habit.

This quote serves as a reminder for me to review my information diet.

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