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Overflow: The Dangers of Excessive Focus


Distraction. Multitasking. Attention Deficit Disorder. Information overload. These are the watchwords of the internet age. And yes, they’re very real problems. It’s so easy to become distracted, so easy for irrelevant information to trickle into our environments without vigilant gatekeeping, that it’s tempting to take blocking out all input to an extreme, turning workspaces into [...]

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