See on Scoop.itThe Information Specialist’s Scoop How do we consume data? At TED@SXSWi, technologist JP Rangaswami muses on our relationship to information, and offers a surprising and sharp insight: we treat it like food.


So if you think of your relationship with information like food, what will you do differently? I think it’s a great analogy, and reminds me the Information Diet book by Clay Johnson. Because that’s all about curation is. Taking care of what you are able to “digest”, what “feeds” you. Good information allows you not only to feel well, but to feel better day after day and connect with others (food is one of the best social breaker in the world, don’t you think?)


But curation is not a diet to try, it could just be a tremendous lifestyle to adopt for good.



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