Decoding Information Overload. The Role of Influence and Intention

Decoding Information Overload.The Role of Influence and Intention.by Michael Hoffman Understanding information overload requires recognizing its core purpose: to influence ourselves and others. Central to this is the concept that influence is a key component of happiness. This drive for influence underpins technology too. Take Edison’s light bulb; its aim wasn’t just to light up […]

Watch out! Your bias is showing

Watch out!  Your bias is showing by Michael Hoffman Cognitive bias refers to the tendency of our brains to make automatic and sometimes inaccurate judgments or interpretations of information. It happens because our brains have limited capacity and rely on shortcuts to process the overwhelming amount of information we encounter every day. These shortcuts, or […]