One of my most difficult challenges as I work at home on Cognitive Daily and other projects is to keep focused on the task at hand. The internet, with its myriad distractions, is just a click away. It used to be that I could just head to a coffee shop with my laptop to get away from the internet, but now even that refuge is gone: My home internet service provider now offers free access from most coffee shops.
I’ve had to discover new ways to remove myself from the distraction of the internet. I’m often surprised when the latest “convenient” device is unveiled allowing unprecedented internet access from your car, boat, or even your restroom.
Do others find the internet as distracting as I do? What do you do to keep focused on the work you need to get done? Or is the internet an indispensable tool? This week’s Casual Friday study will attempt to find out:
As usual, the study should take just a few minutes to complete. You have until Thursday, January 22 to participate. There is no limit on the number of respondents. Don’t forget to come back next week for the results!