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    kick-off image for a new Flickr group I created:

    Information anxiety is the topic of my graduate thesis and I'm trying to collect as many examples of it as I can as I begin my research.

    If you've got any examples, please post 'em!

    read more about my thoughts on the subject here.

    This particular example makes me feel anxious since I like to keep my gmail inbox at or near zero messages at all times. Seeing an empty inbox gives me a feeling that I'm on top of things and removes the possibility that there might be some overdue work items lingering behind one of the messages.

    Elvira Black, PhilWolff, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. endquote 119 months ago | reply

      Funny, I've been complaining that I don't get enough email anymore. It's all IM/LJ/SMS these days. Google the phrase "email is dead".

    2. Elvira Black 116 months ago | reply

      Hi. Loved your image. I've blogged it-- check it out here:

      Many thanks...

      Elvira Black

    3. Brent_Zupp 103 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing your photos! I also used this image for a blog post:

      Internet Is A Denial Of Service Attack On Your Brain.


    4. Rick Cogley 78 months ago | reply

      Hello, I'm an admin for a group called Software Productivity, and we'd love to have this (or any other of your screenshots or screen-cam movies) added to the group!

      Rick Cogley

    5. LASF 61 months ago | reply

      Not as much emails as my mom gets in her MSN inbox but it's more than I get in my Gmail or Yahoo! inbox!!

    6. dstrange1 49 months ago | reply

      I have a lot, 1242 gmail's is this bad for my computer?

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