Reducing clutter has always been a communication challenge. I’ve been teaching accuracy, brevity, and clarity since manual typewriters were the standard among journalists. Today’s media increase this challenge exponentially, however.
A current student who is following me on Twitter helpfully sent along a link to an article that talks about this very thing. While all the techie types are focusing on Web 2.0, we’re already thinking beyond it. Erick Schonfeld expands on this in his article “Web 3.0 Will Be About Reducing the Noiseâ€”And Twhirl Isnâ€™t Helping