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Twitter, What Is It Good For?

Dyane Jean François | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dyane Jean François

Getting mad at Twitter for not being efficient at fostering relationships is like asking your television to talk back.

6 Ways to Do Nothing in a Wired World (PHOTOS)

Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Hull, Ph.D.

Let's be honest. When you head out to the beach or up country on that longed for road trip, do you really "turn off" the world? Do you leave your laptop behind? I doubt it.

Find Time for Summer Fun!

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Find Time for Summer Fun By Jodi Lipper & Cerina Vincent Our upcoming book Live Like a Hot Chick is all about finding balance between work and play. ...

Headstrong, Part III: Second Thoughts About Multitasking

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

Doing lots of things at once was hailed as the key to getting ahead in the digital age. However, a spate of new studies has shown that multitasking isn't all it's been talked up to be.

Headstrong, Part II: The Creative Process

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

I wrote in my last post about my life-changing experience of being diagnosed with a brain tumor and having a craniotomy three years ago to remove it. ...

Headstrong, Part I: My World Turned Upside Down

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I'd been credited with popularizing th...

Multitasking, LA-Style

Emily Farache | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Emily Farache

From somewhere behind me I hear a gentle complaint: "Dying..." Our torturer (teacher?) laughs sympathetically as she intones: "Just ten more. Lift nine, eight, seven..."

Will Books Survive Digital Age In Traditional Form?

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books may not survive in their current form as reading habits change during the electronic age, an expert has said. Dr Bill Bell, from the University...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 8: How Do I Prioritize?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz takes a break from his reception duties to offer advice about multitasking and writing a great business plan....

Nicholas Carr On Colbert: Multitasking Makes Us Worse At Multitasking (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nicholas Carr, author of the new book "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to our Brains," talked to Stephen Colbert last night about how the Int...

How Does Multitasking Affect Memory?

Josh Clark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Josh Clark

Our brain is equipped to handle this rapid shift from window to window, but not well, and nowhere is the futility of multitasking more apparent than in its effects on memory.

First Impressions of the Apple iPad

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Mostly, I feel that much of the iPad hype is justified. They did a really good job of engineering the device and keeping the price down.

Small Number Of Adults 'Supertaskers,' Study Finds

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent study by scientists at the University of Utah confirms that multitasking is an activity for an elite few. The Daily Utah Chronicle has more:...

How to Give Yourself More Time and Space

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

adly, many of us allow ourselves to be victims of our schedules, our communication devices, our co-workers, our clients, our families, our work, and some of the other demands.

Men and Women Think Differently - This is Good

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

Women multitask better than men. Men focus better than women. This affects how we process and communicate our ideas and plans.

Laptops in Class: A Professional Virus

Maureen A. Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Maureen A. Howard

Allowing students to surf the internet unrelated to class work hamstrings their ability to learn both substantive information and professional behavior.

Caution: Multitasking Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Since concentration isn't unlimited, every ring tone, beep, bell and pixel flash can splinter attention the way the trunk of even the most solid oak tree can get splintered by lightening.

Reflections On Haiti: A Different Way Of Living

Deborah Calla | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Calla

To quote a cliche, life is precious, even with all the difficulties and the unavoidable pain that we all have to go through, but if we slow down for the small gifts we are given on a daily basis life can be also beautiful.

Unitasking: Walk WITH Your Dog When You Walk With Your Dog

intent.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For many of us, walking with our dogs is a struggle of excess: too much stopping when we want to go, going when we want to stop, jumping on people, to...

Stiletto Stoners: Is Their Habit Really Harmless?

Deni Carise | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

In today's society, so many of us work like dogs. When it comes to winding down, we want instant gratification. So, I wasn't surprised that more and more career women end the day with a few hits of pot.

Unitasking: 10 Ways To Gain An Hour In Each Day

wowOwow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The power of slow says time is your friend, not your foe. When you embrace time with an abundant attitude, you actually have more of it....

Walking And Talking On Phone Dangerous For Seniors

LiveScience | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For older people, gabbing on a cell phone while walking across the street may increase the chances of being run over, according to a new study...

The Decade In Literature

GOOD | Anne Trubek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Aughts saw the birth of readerly social networking, a flowering of graphic novels, and a bunch of faked memoirs. Books about health and food contr...

5 Ways To Stay On Top Of Your To Do List

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

As I learned two weeks ago while taking a self-imposed vacation, you never completely eradicate your to-do list. But here are some tips to help reduce your "laundry."

Productivity: Is Multitasking Something To Move Toward Or Away From?

wowOwow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Multitasking seems to have wormed its way into our brain matter and I'm not sure that's a good thing, but it's tough to turn back now....