Focus and Attention

It used to be on a Sunday afternoon, I had choices about how I could spend my time. I could either spend the time bonding with my family or I could spend time doing a household chore or I could spend the time preparing for my job. But in the last few years, with the explosion of learning opportunities, from online webcasts, online conferences, online courses, and edcamps, there is now a fourth set of activities that are vying for my attention. But as Howard Rheingold notes in Net Smart, these new choices will now “drive us to distraction or augment […]