My brain is changing and so is yours if you’re reading this. The internet is changing our brains. Reading full sized books is more difficult, even if you use a Kindle. Sitting in quiet drives us mad. We are constantly skimming articles, web sites and now conversations.
Today I am going to turn off my email, Skype, my cell phone and my iPod. I’m closing the door to my office and I’ll come out into the world when I’m done with my project.
The world is a different place than it was before all this technology but one thing has not changed. We get to choose our distractions. It’s not a distraction or an interruption of you leave it on to notify you, ring, ping or beep. If you want to ship then turn your stuff off. If it feels like you can’t it’s because your brain is different. You can learn more about that by reading this book(affiliate link) by Nicholas Carr. It’s fascinating and a must read if you want to understand how our digital lifestyle is changing the way we think.
Turn stuff off. Get stuff done. Ship