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The Purge (or) How to Throttle "The Noise" Until It Hurts You Pt. I

Today I had to make lunch. Call me whatever you like, but making lunch for me is usually a stressful endeavor. Right in the thick of things, often when I’m busiest, I have to carve out time to not only eat lunch (which could be a nice break) but invent a lunch, which bears far too much resemblance to what I do in the rest of my life (despite my hope that my other efforts are longer-lasting). 930 more words


Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Excerpt from this article:

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting.

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My Blog - RoastCorn&Ube

My blog is calling me.

She doesn’t shout or chant or morph into a giant claw like my pens or Pencil; she just sits there and stares at me unblinking, transmitting those summons into my subconscious. 765 more words

The Making Of The Word

How to Reduce Information Overload

Too much information.

Comically, that could be a description of something you’d rather not know. Like the stories my kids sometimes tell… TMI!

On a more serious note, too much information can be completely overwhelming. 976 more words

Home Management

Memory Health and Technology

Memory Health and Technology is the subtitle for this blog. One of the primary themes of this blog is that we are not victims of technology. 210 more words

Transactive Memory

What to Teach Our Children

The penultimate chapter in Levitin’s The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload is titled “What to Teach Our Children.” He considers the world into which today’s children are born in contrast to the world in which we older adults were born. 571 more words

Transactive Memory


“Within any 24-hour cycle, there’s so much news and information and things that are happening, but in a strange way, that I kind of like, you become addicted to it.”

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