Tag: distraction

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| August 30, 2013

Solnit’s nostalgia

Rebecca Solnit writes, Those mail and newspaper deliveries punctuated the day like church bells. You read the paper...

| July 16, 2010

man in an iFugue

Gary Shteyngart: “This right here,” said the curly-haired, 20-something Apple Store glam-nerd who sold me my latest...

| October 23, 2009


It’s interesting that the NYT today ran one story about people who refuse to have cellphones and another story...

| May 27, 2009

the dangers of focus?

Sam Anderson’s argument that “unwavering focus . . . can actually be just as problematic as ADHD” is...

| May 26, 2009

quote of the day

“The Internet is basically a Skinner box engineered to tap right into our deepest mechanisms of addiction.”...

| April 1, 2009


From the website : "Freedom is an application that disables networking on an Apple computer for up to eight hours...