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Infobesity

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 07 June 2014

Is technology surrounding us with more information than we can possibly use? And does all that data make us more productive, or less?

In the week that software giant Apple unveiled its icloud drive - yet another internet-based way for us to manage and store all the data in our lives - we're going to try and put a filter on the global onslaught of information

Is the technology we've invented starting to exceed our capacity to use it? We're asking today whether the sheer volume of information constantly at our fingertips is actually overwhelming us, creating what one of our guests in today's programme calls INFOBESITY, an unhealthy excess of information.

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