Ways to Get Over Information Explosion
Living in the age of information, we keep inevitably complaining about distraction by the information explosion. As a famous saying goes, A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
No one can deny that the information age has brought us so much convenience that we can acquire relevant information rapidly and precisely via search engines and professional websites. Nevertheless, we are also confused, annoyed, distracted by an incredibly large quantity of information. We will realize that it can be so time-consuming and troublesome to search information online. For example, some information often turns out to be useless and unhealthy or even actually advertisement when we search for something online. Facing a variety of irrelevant information, we often lose ourselves, forget our original plan and get frustrated.
How can we avoid being distracted by irrelevant information? Maybe we can follow following useful tips: Firstly, make a list of what we really want before our searching. This will help us to reject some irrelevant information. Secondly, find some trustful websites and professional sources and then save and categorize them. In this way, we can easily cut down on some useless information and avoid some commercials. (199 words)