Information Overload -- Conversation with Ricardo Amigo
Length: 55 min.
Dealing with information overload can be a huge stressor in life. Not only trying to keep up with the constant deluge of information that comes at you daily, but also managing that information in an organized way -- so that you can find and implement it -- can put your sanity in question. In this podcast, I talk with Ricardo Amigo, a translator in Costa Rica, about different ways to manage information overload. We cover a few of the following topics:
- Personal information management
- Keeping found things found
- Organizing by clips
- Organizing by wikis
- Other tools to deal with information overload
- Finding time to get things done
- Podcasts as a tool for keeping up
- Email jail
- Leadership in information overload
To learn more about Ricardo Amigo, see his site, Amigo Audio. Special thanks to amigo for processing the audio for this podcast.
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About Tom Johnson
I'm a technical writer based in the California San Francisco Bay area. In this blog, I write about topics related to technical communication — Swagger, agile, trends, learning, plain language, quick reference guides, tech comm careers, academics, and more. I'm interested in simplifying complexity, API documentation, visual communication, information architecture and findability, and more. If you're a technical writer of any kind (progressional, transitioning, student), be sure to subscribe to email updates using the form above. You can learn more about me here. You can also contact me with questions.