As developers, the majority of our resources are online. In fact, I would say we have an over-abundance of information available.

Information is:

What about too much?

We only have so much time during the day. We can only process so much technical information. With how fast the software development industry changes, consuming too much can likely leave us in a state of indecision.

I can only imagine how our brains look when we read the comments section of Hacker News or Reddit.

All to say, it is useful. However, if we don’t filter what we take in and how much, it can prevent us from getting real work done.