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A Closer Look (Information Overload) #186470

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the "information overload," which results from the gap between the volume of information and making sense of it, examined. [Institution for the Future Paul SAFFO - talks about information, technologies and reinventing ourselves.]

(New York: Ned Potter) The data flood on the job examined. [Pitney Bowes, Incorporated, vice president Meredith FISCHER - says people don't have enough time on the job.] [Dreyfus Fund manager Timothy GHRISKEY, pain specialist Dr. Howard ADELGLASS, Librarian of Congress James BILLINGTON - comment on information, selection, access and knowledge.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The vanishing of recorded history noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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