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Too Much Information – How To Know What You Don’t Need To Know

Cass Sunstein

71 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Science

How much information is too much? Do we need to know how many calories are in the giant vat of popcorn that we bought on our way into the cinema? Do we want to know if we are genetically predisposed to a certain disease? Can we do anything useful with next week’s weather forecast for Paris if we are not in Paris? Nudge author and Obama administration insider Cass Sunstein explores the science of information overload