Thursday, January 6, 2011
Tune Out, Turn Off, Unplug
I got an iPad for Christmas. It's a source of endless hours of fun. But it has got me thinking (when I'm not playing Real Racing HD): what if we have reached another peak, namely: Peak Distraction? They're calling it Divided Attention Disorder (or DAD - a worrying acronym that), the result of information overload that stops people form concentrating on tasks as they search for ‘pellets of social interaction’.