Publisher Description

Bit Literacy is essential reading for anyone who has experienced "digital overload": the daily flood of e-mail, multiple todo lists, a cluttered desktop, documents in various file formats, and the constant distraction of cell phones and other devices. More than a quick fix or another "how-to" guide, this book offers an entirely new way of attaining productivity that users at any level of expertise can put into action right away. This is "bit literacy," a method for working more productively in the digital age, with less stress. Mark Hurst - who has reached hundreds of thousands of readers through his Good Experience e-mail newsletter, Uncle Mark technology guides,, and other websites - has revealed the way to survive, and thrive, in the digital age: "Let the bits go."

Business & Personal Finance
June 15
Good Experience Press
Good Experience, Inc.

Customer Reviews

Miha Matlievski the Fail Coach ,

Update it please

Liked the book but since it was written "sooo long ago" (in IT years) please update it regulary :)

Kivelin ,

A good book

Its a good book that helped me see a bunch of areas where I could improve and do some adjustments... I personally didnt like that the author reveals that the best tool in the market for keeping to do's, its his own app, I went further and got it for free in the Mac app store; then I realized that to really seize the app I had to pay 3 usd a month, which I felt really excesive and not justified. The app is REALLY simple (I got the idea! Trying to avoid distractions) and there are many other apps in existence far better and with no monthly payment, just the price it costs buying it (like Things for iphone, which costs 10 usd, or the Ipad version, 20 usd, or the Mac version, 50 usd),
I also felt a lot of redundant, repetitive frases or ideas.
But overall, I think reading this book has been great and the author really puts an effort to teach us becoming "more aware" of the bit world, and be better at managing it, which was a very new thing for me to read and Im certain it as a deep impact in our everyday lifes.

Pbultema ,


Really nothing more than a bunch of advice and tips on managing your email, inbox, todo lists,etc. And not really good advice at that. Sorry I invested any time on this.

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