Sunday, June 15, 2008

Lost in E-Mail, Tech Firms Face Self-Made Beast - NYTimes.com

See the full article for some scary stats

The onslaught of cellphone calls and e-mail and instant messages is fracturing attention spans and hurting productivity. It is a common complaint. But now the very companies that helped create the flood are trying to mop it up.

What Was I Working On Again?

Some of the biggest technology firms, including Microsoft, Intel, Google and I.B.M., are banding together to fight information overload. Last week they formed a nonprofit group to study the problem, publicize it and devise ways to help workers — theirs and others — cope with the digital deluge.

Lost in E-Mail, Tech Firms Face Self-Made Beast - NYTimes.com

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