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Book Review: 'The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption'

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Book Review Title: "The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption" Author: Clay A. Johnson Publisher: O'Reilly Media, 2012; 160 pages; $22.99 I'm borderline obsessed with fitness and wellness. So, when I met a gentleman at a downtown Austin, Texas, drugstore while attending the SXSW Interactive conference and he mentioned that he'd written a diet book, my interest was piqued. My interest went from piqued to captivated when he explained that this "diet" book had nothing to do with food, but had everything to do with content -- information -- and our gluttony thereof, especially in the online realm. So, shortly after I returned from the information binge that is SXSW, I sat down to consume -- in moderate portions -- "The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption," by my pal from CVS, Clay Johnson. At the outset, Johnson sketches out his own personal history as a legislative activist and then as a successful health-technolo...