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Paul Ford: Distraction commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered"

NPR : Distracted No More: Going Back to Basics

Paul Ford's guest post from last month evolved into an excellent commentary on tonight's All Things Considered. Go Paul.

Distracted No More: Going Back to Basics

by Paul Ford

Commentator Paul Ford has a solution for avoiding the endless distractions a computer provides.

You can listen to it on the NPR site.

John Trosko's picture

Okay, I might be stupid,...

Okay, I might be stupid, but I've been listening to the NPR audios for a long time now-- are they known as Podcasts?

I am impressed at Paul for going back to basics. But peeps need to be able to control themselves. If the Internet is distracting, don't log on. You'll have to evolve your thoughts to survive in this world. So that means adapting to technology. I used to be one of those "people" who made fun of cel phone users, until I discovered it myself and have become what I made fun of. But now, my relationships are better, and I stay in touch with my older parents who live far away from Los Angeles. But someones my pocket phone gets overwealming. And I turn it off knowing it will always be there.

But doing what Paul Ford did? I don't think not!

I did a post of this on my site-- http://organizingla.blogs.com/organizingla_blog/2005/11/getting_back_to.html




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