Tag: distraction

Leaving Facebook

Yesterday I deactivated my Facebook account. I didn’t tell anyone I was leaving. I just did. I always found those people annoying that would make some grand announcement about how they had to quit Facebook, while still on Facebook. More … [continue reading]

Distraction Diet 3

This post is an update on the September 2011 post Distraction Diet 2, along with some new ideas. Distraction Diets are about reducing the growing number of distractions in an always connected digital age. How did I do?

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Distraction Diet 2

Last year I announced that I was going on a Distraction Diet.

For the month of August, I am going to stay off Facebook and Twitter*, as I believe those are the two sites that are doing the most

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Going on a Distraction Diet

I just finished reading the book The Shallows: What the Internet is doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr. He articulated brilliantly what I have been suspecting. The Internet, in addition to being a great resource for research, is also … [continue reading]