An average US citizen on an average day, it says, consumes 100,500 words, whether that be email, messages on social networks, searching websites or anywhere else digitally. And as the university says we sleep for seven hours a day, in practice that means that three quarters of waking time is spent receiving information, the majority of which is electronic.BBC News - The age of information overload (via futuramb) And they say reading is dead. (via parislemon)
A novel a day. That’s one way to think about it.