The distraction addiction: getting the information you need and the communication you want, without enraging your family, annoying your colleagues, and destroying your soul

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The question of our time: can we reclaim our lives in an age that feels busier and more distracting by the day? We've all found ourselves checking email at the dinner table, holding our breath while waiting for Outlook to load, or sitting hunched in front of a screen for an hour longer than we intended. Mobile devices and the web have invaded our lives, and this is a big idea book that addresses one of the biggest questions of our age: can we stay connected without diminishing our intelligence, attention spans, and ability to really live? Can we have it all? Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, a renowned Stanford technology guru, says yes. THE DISTRACTION ADDICTION is packed with fascinating studies, compelling research, and crucial takeaways. Whether it's breathing while Facebook refreshes, or finding creative ways to take a few hours away from the digital crush, this audiobook is about the ways to tune in without tuning out.
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subject_facet COMPUTERS Social Aspects / Human-Computer Interaction, Communication and technology, Information technology -- Social aspects, Internet addiction, SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies, Technology -- Psychological aspects, Technology -- Social aspects
title_display The distraction addiction : getting the information you need and the communication you want without enraging your family, annoying your colleagues, and destroying your soul
title_full The distraction addiction : getting the information you need and the communication you want without enraging your family, annoying your colleagues, and destroying your soul / Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, The distraction addiction : getting the information you need and the communication you want, without enraging your family, annoying your colleagues, and destroying your soul [electronic resource] / Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
title_short The distraction addiction :
title_sub getting the information you need and the communication you want, without enraging your family, annoying your colleagues, and destroying your soul
topic_facet Communication and technology, Information technology, Internet addiction, Psychological aspects, Social aspects, Technology