TheConversation published my article on email overload.
Email has moved from being the internet’s first killer app to being a productivity killer. You can make news by claiming to hate it, ban it or kill it. But the problem with email is not the technology – we’re simply using it to do too many things.
The latest salvo in the internet attention wars has come in the form of figures from StatCounter. A relatively small content driving service called StumbleUpon drove more than 50% of all social media referral traffic in the US [...] The StumbleUpon figures represent a new front in the debate over content freedom versus focus. But they do not offer an easy solution.