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Q&A with Alex Pang, Author of “The Distraction Addiction”

Alex Pang, a senior consultant at Strategic Business Insights in Silicon Valley, is a proponent of “contemplative computing,” which he defines as “learning to use information technologies in ways that help you be more focused and mindful, and protect you from being perpetually distracted.” Pang’s book, The Distraction Addiction, was published last year. ...READ MORE

The future of search

"Search" is in its infancy. Like most of today's technology, and doubly so when we're talking about user interfaces, we are witnessing the opening salvo of a centuries-long march toward the augmentation of the human intellect on a "species-bending" scale. Search, in general, is a core component of the "information age" et al. Without search (and connectivity), the data we create and store on physical media is no more useful (and only slightly more portable) than the stone tablets of antiquity.   ...READ MORE