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What online and offline chess tournaments can tell us about the impact of lockdowns on cognitive performance

  Researchers have been studying the productivity effects of remote work and work from home for years, and generally the results have trended in a positive direction. Stanford

By |2020-11-24T09:23:24-08:00August 5th, 2020|Flow, Health / Medicine / Wellness, Science, Work|Comments Off on What online and offline chess tournaments can tell us about the impact of lockdowns on cognitive performance

“digital tools have been engineered specifically to elicit compulsive behaviour”

Michael Schulson in Aeon writes about designing devices for addiction: [S]hould individuals be blamed for having poor self-control? To a point, yes. Personal responsibility matters. But it’s important

By |2015-12-07T21:59:13-08:00December 7th, 2015|Attention / Distraction, Contemplative computing, Design, Flow|Comments Off on “digital tools have been engineered specifically to elicit compulsive behaviour”

“we are together in a universe where two human beings can simultaneously understand the statement ‘if space is numeric!'”

David Auerbach writes in Slate about “coder’s high,” an “intense feeling of absorption exclusive to programmers:" [O]ne of the things I miss about programming is the coder’s high:

By |2014-06-17T16:48:50-07:00June 17th, 2014|Business and work, Contemplative computing, Flow, Technology|Comments Off on “we are together in a universe where two human beings can simultaneously understand the statement ‘if space is numeric!'”

Time managers were “overwhelmed and… burnt out,” while attention manager “reported more flow states.”

This from an interview with Linda Stone: The people I spoke with who worked in office jobs typically said they managed their time. Many of them had taken

By |2013-04-27T22:04:25-07:00April 27th, 2013|Attention / Distraction, Contemplative computing, Flow, Science|Comments Off on Time managers were “overwhelmed and… burnt out,” while attention manager “reported more flow states.”

The Flow Genome Project

This is interesting: Flow Genome Project is a trans-disciplinary, international organization committed to mapping the genome of Flow by 2020 and open sourcing it to everyone. I'm not really sure what

By |2013-04-09T10:07:08-07:00April 9th, 2013|Flow, Science|Comments Off on The Flow Genome Project
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