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Book summary: The Information Diet (III)

This is the third and last part of my summary of “The Information Diet” by Clay Johnson (you can also read the first and second parts). This part covers part III: Social Obesity. Social Obesity The only way we can solve the problem of information obesity is to change the economics of information (the information […]

Book summary: The Information Diet (II)

This is the second part of my summary of “The Information Diet” by Clay Johnson (you can also read the first part). This part covers part II: The Information Diet. EDIT: the third and final part is finally published. The Information Diet First of all: fasting is not dieting. It’s good to disconnect, but unplugging […]

Book summary: The Information Diet (I)

This is the first part of my summary of “The Information Diet” by Clay Johnson, which I got through the O’Reilly Reader Reviews program. The book is about the information we consume, and by drawing parallels to food diets, come up with ways to be consume information in a more concious and healthier way. The […]

Book summary: Envisioning information

These are my notes about “Envisioning information” by Edward R. Tufte. It’s not a normal summary because most of the content needs the graphics, plots and figures being discussed. The following notes cover the whole book (six chapters). EDIT: Manuela wrote another, easier to read summary. Escaping flatland The methods in this book work to […]

Irrepressible information

I just remembered something really cool that I had on my previous blog: a small box that shows information that “someone doesn’t want people to read”. It’s part of a brilliant campaign called “Irrepressible info” by Amnesty International. Many of you know that I’m very Amnesty-friendly (“supporter” might be too strong a word, since I’m […]