Discuss: How do you handle information overload?

How do you keep a cacophony of information from becoming the digital noise that drowns out your life?

We’re addressing information overload at Faith & Leadership this week. We asked several Christian leaders -- including Wilson Gunn and Jeff Woods -- for their strategies. We’d also like to hear about yours.

How do you keep the cacophony of emails, text messages, Twitter feeds, blog rolls, Facebook pages, viral videos, (viral videos that mock other viral videos), RSS feeds and online databases from becoming the digital noise that drowns out your life? (And let’s not ignore the tinge of irony in posing this question on a blog.)

There’s something deeply (and theologically) suspicious about a veneered life of endless digital connectivity. But in contrast, Luddite arguments against technology seem myopic and reductionist.

How do you manage information overload so you don’t go crazy? (Like this couple):