This is very positive. I had started to think of the wealth of information out there on the web as information overload. But now I can go back to thinking about it as an amazing resource, to be tapped into when needed. (AKA opportunistic compression).
A total galaxy brain for me just now with regards to progressive summarisation. I’ve realised that just by virtue of having ‘layer 0’, the source text, as part of the progressive summarisation process – I feel less bad about having hundreds of unread articles saved in Wallabag. I feel good about it in fact! It’s the first step of note-taking – I know I have source material on the topic to come back to, recommended by someone I trust, when this topic comes back into my focus. I can dig deeper into it then if I want.