Distracted

Author: Maggie Jackson
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Argues that advanced technology, multitasking, and the reliance on the Internet for information and social contacts has eroded the ability of people to focus on important priorities and connect with others on a personal level.

Distracted

Author: Icon Group International
Publisher: ICON Group International
ISBN: 9781114083363
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Net Smart

Author: Howard Rheingold
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300729
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I share Baron's fears and cautions. My own stance toward media literacy—the
reason I wrote this book—is based on the same conclusion Baron reached: that
human agency, not just technology, is key. What you and I know, think, and do at
this moment of technology-initiated yet human-centered change matters. In
Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age, Jackson writes: “
The way we live is eroding our capacity for deep, sustained, perceptive attention
—the ...

The Way We Re Working Isn T Working

Author: Tony Schwartz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451639457
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The external obstacles to absorbed focus are greater than ever and the demands
on our attention continue to increase inexorably. “The way we live is eroding our
capacity for deep, sustained perceptive attention,” Maggie Jackson writes in
Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age. “As we cultivate
lives of distraction, we are losing our capacity to create and preserve wisdom . . .
and slipping towards a line of ignorance that is paradoxically born of an
abundance of ...

Attention Equals Life

Author: Andrew Epstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190631724
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As the writer Leon Wieseltier put it in the New York Times: “Attention deficit
disorder is no longer a disorder in America. It is a norm. Attention is now the
disorder” (“After the Flood”). In a 2008 book with a characteristically alarming title,
Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age, Maggie Jackson
paints a dire picture of how we live today—“tossed and turned by infofloods,
pummeled by clashing streams of rapidfire imagery, floating in limitless
cyberworlds”—and ...

The Death Of Why

Author: Andrea Batista Schlesinger
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781605091389
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To author Maggie Jackson, the issue is one of distraction. We cannot complete
any of our tasks with intention because we are living in an era of distraction. “e
way we live is eroding our capacity for deep, sustained, perceptive attention
the building block of intimacy, wisdom, and cultural progress. Moreover, this
disintegration may come at a great cost to ourselves and to society,” she writes in
her book Distracted: e Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age.19 She
details the ...

The Ecology Of Attention

Author: Yves Citton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509503765
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Josef Falkinger, 'Attention Economies', Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 133,
2007, pp. 266–7. 14. Emmanuel Kessous, Kevin Mellet and Moustafa Zouinar, 'L'
économie de l'attention. Entre protection des ressources cognitives et extraction
de la valeur' ['The Attention Economy: Between protecting resources and
extracting value'], Sociologie du travail, vol. 52, no. 3, 2010, p. 366. 15. See, for
example, Maggie Jackson, Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming
Dark Age ...

The Shallows

Author: Nicholas Carr
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848878834
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Shall I Deal with It Now?,” International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction,
21, no. 3 (2006): 313–32. 30. See, for example, J. Gregory Trafton and
Christopher A. Monk, “Task Interruptions,” Reviews of Human Factors and
Ergonomics, 3 (2008): 111–26. Researchers believe that frequent interruptions
lead to cognitive overload and impair the formation of memories. 31. Maggie
Jackson, Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age (Amherst
, NY: Prometheus, ...

Message Not Received

Author: Phil Simon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119017033
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Prometheus Books, 2009.

These Beautiful Bones An Everyday Theology Of The Body

Author: Emily Stimpson
Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing
ISBN: 9781937155155
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