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Spending a month with Google+, Week 3

This month I am exploring Google+ (Google’s social networking site) and reporting back on some of the different features, such as saved searches. This tool allows you to find, organize, and follow news that is relevant to you. Add filters, … Read

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5 tools for online content curation

Everyone knows that the internet is an amazing way to distribute information. For people who are content creators, the possibilities are endless in terms of getting work out to the public. However, with seeming endless volumes of information out there, … Read

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More thoughts on dealing with information overload

Another Monday, and I’m staring at an inbox that piled up over a three-day weekend. Luckily, productivity blog WorkAwesome has another round of suggestions for dealing with too much information. Some are repeats of things we’ve suggested before here, but … Read

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Are online “filter bubbles” keeping you from the whole story?

It’s been awhile since we’ve shared a TED talk with you, but this is a short, important one. As information continues to proliferate on the Internet, companies like Google, Facebook, and Yahoo! have responded to the information overload problem with … Read

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5 tips for managing communication overload

1. Go offline It may be blasphemous in today’s always connected society, but if you’re finding others’ constant need to communicate with you is keeping you from getting things done, it’s OK to disconnect for awhile. Shut down your e-mail. … Read

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5 time-saving uses for Google (besides search)

Most of us use Google on a daily basis to find information, right? Did you know that some searches provide instant information, without the need to click on another link (or two or three)? Here are five time-saving searches to … Read

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