Bit Literacy: Productivity in the Age of Information and E-mail Overload – Mark Hurst (free ebook epub/mobi)

“Bit Literacy” is essential reading for anyone who has experienced “digital overload”: the daily flood of e-mail, multiple todo lists, a cluttered desktop, documents in various file formats, and the constant distraction of cell phones and other devices. More than a quick fix or another “how-to” guide, the book offers an entirely new way of attaining productivity that users at any level of expertise can put into action right away. This is “bit literacy,” a method for working more productively in the digital age, with less stress. Mark Hurst – who has reached hundreds of thousands of readers through his Good Experience e-mail newsletter, Uncle Mark technology guides, thisisbroken.com, and other websites – has revealed the way to survive, and thrive, in the digital age: “Let the bits go.”
Praise for Bit Literacy
This is The Elements of Style for the digital age.
– Seth Godin, author, The Dip
 
Mark Hurst has written the indispensable guide to the digital era. Instead of a mere “how-to” guide, Hurst shows what’s really going on when we struggle with e-mail and todo lists. For anyone who has ever used a computer, this will not just wildly increase their productivity (as it has for me!) – it’ll also let their ideas fly.
– David Bodanis, author, E=mc2 and Passionate Minds
 
An informative and clear step-by-step guide on how to turn the ever-increasing avalanche of bits into a force that will propel your life and career.
– Tom Hughes, Chief Design Officer, Idealab 
Mark Hurst is the smartest person thinking about ways technology can make our lives easier rather than harder. If you’re willing to give up some of your useless bytes for true knowledge and crowded RAM for zen clarity, then get bit-literate today.
– Douglas Rushkoff, author, Get Back in the Box

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