I’ve actually been thinking about this a lot recently. Seems our attention span grows smaller and smaller as we get spread thinner and thinner across the various internet activities; instant emails to our phones, thousands of tweets, thousands of blog postings, text messages, social networks, etc. We begin to only skim through articles, never get around to doing that programming that side project, put off writing that blog post, and offline hobbies get pushed off until we “have time”. You get a constant feeling that “there’s something going on online that your missing out on”. Guess the lesson is to limit your internet activity around your goals and remember to get offline and step back from it all every once in a while.
The Olympic torch in Halifax on November 18, 2009. A couple of my friends and I were there for the passing of the torch in front of Dalhousie University Sexton Campus Gym. Nova Scotia native NHL star Sydney Crosby carried the torch & passed it on to Sarah Conrad; Halifax Olympian snowboarder who ran it […]