Digital Literacy

Tab Sprawl

Posted in Uncategorized by Geoffrey Morris on November 24, 2008

sprawlI often find myself with about a dozen tabs open.  Sometimes some music will start playing and I can’t find the source of it…uber frustrating.  I call this phenomenon tabsprawl.  Today’s blog topic:

Technology mediates information.  This can create focus, but more often, it seems to fragment attention.  What are some positive and negative effects of this fragmentation?  Do they reach beyond our interactions with computers?  What are some examples?

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