Quote I’m thinking about: "What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and the need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it." – Herbert Simon, recipient of the Nobel Memorial prize in economics and the A.M. Turing award
In an era of constant blogs, posts, tweets, episodes, books, and presentations I'm led to think about my own impact on all this. I oftentimes ditch books, stop listening to podcasts, and discontinue certain education in order to pursue learning and value in my life. I believe in writing about and producing the things you believe in and that are important to you and I hope that my own efforts bring value to some; but I'm very aware of my inability to bring value to all and I hope that if you don't find the things I post helpful that you'll stop reading and listening to them and look for something that improves your life. There is so much good in the world.