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The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions

The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ etY flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' etY Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives. The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives. The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives. The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives. The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives. The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives. The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions shuts the lid of laptop on you DISTRACTABILITY * DARK NIGHT * DIGITAL PAIN DEVICE FAILURE * LOUD MYSTERY iPhone anything happening Mobile Phone call twitter * DEEP CONTACT email RT'ed by Twitterati * DEEP APPRECIATION announcing mass redundancies * MYSTERY Text Message email Mobile Phone call twitter (silent vibrating) from romantic Tweet RT'ed! stranger (hot) partner skype email * APPRECIATION stranger (hotness unclear from small photo) New Voicemail linking to video of kittens frolicking call * BEING WANTED Landline actual friend email interpersonal stranger (unhot) email friendship group online.dating twitter met at party someone you new message new follower cool party * CONTACT online.dating favourited or winked old school friend twitter skype direct mail weirdo colleague message Google Adsense summary email colleague okay party from bot/ flickr newsletter twitter palpable facebook bid notify (near deadline) new contact O message weirdo new msg email * AUTOMATIC * REFLEXIVE flickr Google Analytics summary lame looking party facebook new friend comment work-related email to flagellate a "zombie' Linked in myspace anything bid notify facebook (far from deadline) update invite ANY KIND OF ACTUAL WORK David McCandless // v1.0 // Aug 09 source: my intoaddicted lite InformationIsBeautiful.net example: il Landline rings when you're reading facebook Landline wins your attention - at least until a Text Message arrives.

The Hierarchy of Digital Distractions

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This infographic provides a pyramid shape to show in the order from most to least and then most again, what the most distractive digital objects are. It describes the IPhone as being the source of dis...

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