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By amy, Section editors' corner
Posted on Mon Dec 29th, 2003 at 05:19:38 AM EURODISCORDIA TIME
From time to time, I yack here about my mailing list and other electronic "push" communication withdrawal - i.e., I get overwhelmed by media that come to me, rather than letting me go to them when I want to (like weblogs, websites, etc.) On that note, Jakob Nielsen's thoughts on IM, Not IP (Information Pollution.) Although I agree with many of his sentiments, his proposed solution and conclusion leave me a bit uneasy. Should we predetermine what "hot topics" are of interest to us on a discussion group? Do we really want software to "protect users' time just as strictly as the most vigilant executive secretary protects a CEO's calendar"?


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By the way, in case you didn't catch the pun in the title of this post.


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