Technology and Time Poverty
This article from Pacific Northwest Magazine at modern work life and how technology, urgency and multi-tasking are eroding much needed focus and contemplation. It’s a good article that raises several key points ultimately questioning if anything is actually getting more efficient and productive.
“Suppose you tape two empty toilet-paper rolls and take them over your eyes. Walk around like that, only looking through them for 30 or 40 minutes,” he says. “I guarantee you will collapse into a sniveling heap after a while because everything is a surprise. It’s our peripheral vision that keeps us located and ready for what may come at us.”