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Jonathan Gosier

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How do you deal with data deluge (too much email, too many tweets, etc.)?

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Jonathan Gosier is a designer, software developer, lover of data science and the co-founder of metaLayer which aims to contextualize the mobile and social web. He is the system architect of the SwiftRiver platform, an Ushahidi effort to make sense of streams of realtime data.

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  • Jun 27 2011: My solution lies in interacting with data rather than just consuming it. I also subscribe to every feed I can, and query these selected feeds (numbering over 500 at this point) helps me get to the more correct, better quality answer. I don't worry about missing feeds/tweets/posts knowing that I will eventually get to the required info when I need it.
    • Jun 27 2011: Exactly - Any information you might have missed will likely be archived anyway, so you needn't stress about seeing it at the time.
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      Jun 27 2011: What feedreader or app are you using Alexander? I use Google Reader
      • Jun 27 2011: I like Feedly because it pulls all my GoogReader feeds, as well as my Twitter and FB accts. I subscribe using Google, then consume/search in Feedly.

        Its a great app and they *finally* released an iPad version recently which works quite well.
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          Jun 27 2011: Awesome! I use Flipboard in a similar way on iPad and Google Reader for the desktop. I don't pull all of my tweets into Reader but then again, I'm only on Twitter to catch what I can when I need to, the other content I can casually ignore.

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