you never hear 20-year-olds talking about information overload because they understand the filters they’re given. You only hear, you know, forty- and fifty-year-olds taking about it, sixty-year-olds talking about because we grew up in the world of card catalogs and TV Guide. And now, all the filters we’re used to are broken and we’d like to blame it on the environment instead of admitting that we’re just, you know, we just don’t understand what’s going on

Clay Shirky (via Scott Heiferman) (via betaworks)

Rafer sez:
Don’t worry. You aren’t overwhelmed; you are just obsolete.

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