Summary. In the video above, Joe Kraus talks about how our society is increasingly distracted and unable to focus and pay attention on specific tasks.
Outline. His talk is organized as follows:
- The Crisis of Attention. Indicators of distraction.
- What is the cost of slipping into patters of distraction? What are we losing?
- What can we do to avoid being distracted?
Slow Tech. A movement that’s become known as the slow tech movement is addressing the above issues and promoting mindfulness, attentiveness, and the practice of taking breaks from technology.