Research suggests that we have an information problem:>
Information Overload Warnings for Dummies
A respected Swiss scientist, Conrad Gessner, might have been the first to raise the alarm about the effects of information overload. In a landmark book, he described how the modern world overwhelmed people with data and that this overabundance was both “confusing and harmful” to the mind.
Oh, wait. No. He’s talking about the [invention of the printing press](http://www.slate.com/id/2244198/), not the internet.
Looks like scaremongering about new technology is an ages-old art form.
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