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From Barnes & NobleWe swim in information: in our computers, inboxes, Facebook pages, smartphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, everywhere. It's out of control. Taking back control is both an art and a science. It's called "personal information management" People hear that term, and they think: Microsoft Outlook. No. We mean something broader. Deeper. More than getting organized or even improving productivity: These days, managing your information is managing your very reality.
Keeping Found Things Found is about all of that. It offers "best practice," "infomanagement" techniques drawn from the latest research. What to save (and where). What to throw away (and when). Which new tools are worth the trouble (and which aren't).
But also: How should you think about your information? Can you use it in richer ways? What does it mean for your life? What should it mean? Important questions, raised -- and often answered -- in a fascinating book. Bill Camarda, from the January 2008 Read Only