Distraction Subtraction | August 21, 2013 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


https://almanacnews.com/print/story/print/2013/08/21/distraction-subtraction


Almanac

Cover Story - August 21, 2013

Distraction Subtraction

Local author offers insights on reducing distraction and regaining focus in an increasingly connected world

by Renee Batti

What does your smartphone have in common with a 4-year-old child? "When they want your attention, they want it right now. They don't distinguish between what's really important and what can wait," author (and smartphone-owner) Alex Soojung-Kim Pang observes.

This story contains 1196 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a subscriber, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Subscriptions start at $5 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Subscribe