The Tragedy of the Commons and Email Overload

The Tragedy of the Commons and Email Overload

The “Tragedy of the Commons” refers to a famous essay that showed how the single-minded pursuit of an individual good or resource that is used and shared by many people can be destructive in the long-term. We are going to learn about the foundation of this idea, and how it can be applied to both the Digital world in general and the Email world in particular.


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Recap of the Information Overload Day 2018 Webinar

Recap of the Information Overload Day 2018 Webinar

On October 22, 2018, the Information Overload Research Group held its annual “Information Overload Day”. This years’ session was entitled “Cognitive Science, Addiction, and Information Overload". Here is a summary of the key points from the presentations by the session's presenters.

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