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Nerd Attention Deficiency Disorder … uh-oh!

10 Apr

“How many things are you doing right now in addition to reading this column? Me, I've got a terminal session open to a chat room, I'm listening to music, I've got Safari open with three tabs open where I'm watching Blogshares, tinkering with a web site, and looking at weekend movie returns. Not done yet. I've got iChat open, ESPN.COM is downloading sports new trailers in the background, and I've got two notepads open where I'm capturing random thoughts for later integration into various to do lists. Oh yeah, I'm writing this column, as well.

Folks, this isn't multi-tasking. This is advanced case of Nerd Attention Deficiency Disorder. I am unable to function at my desktop unless I've got, at least, five things going on at the same time. If your count came close, you're probably afflicted, as well. Most excellent.”

Excellent analysis of an oh-so-familiar-ailment that afflicts the young of today! Read the full article at http://www.randsinrepose.com/archives/2003/07/10/nadd.html

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Posted by on April 10, 2006 in Quotes

 

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