Date: October 19, 2016 Posted in: Commentary Comments: 0
The old arcade game, Snake, which can be found on many old phones can teach us a valuable lesson about productivity. People have reported having a good game and then taking a break to answer the phone and coming back and immediately losing their game. That can teach us a lesson about sticking with task until they are complete.
“This type of pseudo-focus might seem better than old school multitasking (in which you try to work on multiple primary tasks simultaneously), but attention residue theory teaches us that it might be just as bad.”