As digital content multiplies online and on our devices, our risk of “information over-consumption” increases.
In his new book, The Information Diet, author Clay Johnson shows how we can improve our information consumption and create a healthier diet while exploring the Internet.
On his site, he outlined four simple tools for creating a healthier media diet. We’ve linked to these resources below–how do you manage your media diet?
4 Tools for Managing Your Daily Media Diet
1. AdBlock: ”a simple browser extension that blocks advertisements on major websites.”
2. AwayFind: “helps you spend less time in your inbox while staying responsive to the people who are most important to you.”
3. RescueTime: “helps track what you’re working on, keeping a diligent count of what’s happening on your computer. While it cannot track and account for your every moment, for those that are spending most of their time in front of a computer, RescueTime is the best tool.”