What is contemplative computing?

  • Contemplative computing may sound like an oxymoron, but it's really quite simple. It's about how to use information technologies and social media so they're not endlessly distracting and demanding, but instead help us be more mindful, focused and creative.

    My book on contemplative computing, The Distraction Addiction, was published by Little, Brown and Co. in 2013, and is available in bookstores and online. This 2011 talk is a good introduction to the project and its big ideas.

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I think no one will check their emails after 9pm unless if someone told you to check it because it was important. Most of time, including me though, people are either going out or they are already asleep.

Anyway, checking emails all the time is really time consuming and it makes you hooked to only one task than making your time more productive.

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