Multitasking may be an essential job skill, but not for Dr. Raj Shrivastava, a neurosurgeon at Mr. Sinai Hospital in New York City. Not when complete focus means the difference between life or death. The author recalls putting his own brain in Dr. Shrivastava's capable hands.
Do Twitter's Activity area and Facebook's Ticker give you anything you really need to know? With features like these, says Mike Monteiro, design director at Mule Design Studio, "you’re sniffing the exhaust fumes of activity.” That doesn't sound good.
You're probably reading this article during your workday as a distraction from whatever it is you’re supposed to be focusing on, which is likely sitting open and untouched in another window. Imagine how much you’d get done and how many fewer hours you'd have to work if the Internet weren't eating up all your time--follow these easy steps and you can make it happen.
Microsoft just revealed its Windows Phone 7.1, a hotly anticipated update to its smartphone OS that boasts more than 500 new features. But it's not due on new phones until the fall--perfectly timed to coincide with the next iPhone arrival. Oops.
I can only think about one thing at a time.
Any girl reading this just going to roll her eyes and think, "Of course. You're a guy!" But it's not just true for me, it's true for everyone. It's true for you.
And not in that way.
At first, this claim can sound fantastic. We can talk on a cell phone while driving to work, and we can compose complex sentences while typing.