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Thing 15: Evaluating Information

Your Task for this Thing:

Option b:
This will make use of one of the tools that can help with 1lib1ref, the Citation Hunt tool (available at… 874 more words


Lazy Saturday Reads

Good Afternoon!!

I’ve been trying to find out where Trump is this weekend. I haven’t heard anything about him going to Florida, and I’m afraid that may mean there will be more chaos in the White House over the weekend. 2,358 more words

U.S. Politics

OCTOBER: Information Overload #12FamilyFinds

This past week has been slightly overwhelming.
An e-mail showed up from an old genealogy contact I have not heard from in over four (4) years. 367 more words

Your Roots Are Showing

On Skepticism and the Problem of Information Overload

A large part of this blog is going to be encouraging people to think skeptically and reason critically. This seems pretty obvious if you’ve read the blog name, but I really want people to be able to effectively reason about all the information they encounter in their daily lives. 657 more words

Curation is King

It’s just SO MUCH….

In 2018, can you feel the overflow of information in your life? All the emails, news stories, headlines, “experts”, opinions, divisions, points and ensuing counterpoints. 412 more words