By Maggie Jackson
In the 1st version of this groundbreaking booklet, Maggie Jackson sounded a prescient caution of a looming difficulty: the fragmentation of realization that's eroding our talents to problem-solve, innovate, and take care of each other. Now during this up to date variation with an incisive new preface, she bargains either a renewed warning sign and a course ahead as we reckon with essentially the most urgent difficulties of our time.
How do we harness the technological marvels of our age extra correctly and switch info into wisdom and distraction into skillful consciousness? How will we reset human bonds in a time of deep disconnection? We needs to, she argues, diminish technological extra by way of cultivating the total gamut of our attentional services. We needs to glance first to the human in the back of the device.
Jackson is our specialist consultant in exploring the historical roots of distraction, the perils we are facing in melding human and computer, and the state of the art technology that finds the attentional talents such a lot wanted in an age of overload. well timed and unforgettable, Distracted bargains a harrowing but hopeful account of the destiny of our maximum human capacity.
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Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention by Maggie Jackson