Web guru fights info pollution

“The entire ideology of information technology for the last 50 years has been that more information is better, that mass producing information is better,” he says. | But the net is now so much an machine with all the answers instantly, it has mutated into a “procrastination apparatus”, which spews information without much prioritisation Dr Nielsen argues. —Jo TwistWeb guru fights info pollution (BBC)

A good interview with Jakob Nielsen. The bit about procrastination isn’t new to anyone who’s spent time on a college campus recently… and I’m definitely guilty of using my blog as a way to convince myself I’m being productive when I’ve got ten or fifteen minutes to kill… when in reality, I often read gad about online for an hour or more before I find something that really motivates me to blog.

P.S. Jo Twist? Really?