With advancing technology, we have created a world of almost unlimited opportunity to be distracted. The New York Times has an article that higlights several companies that are working to develop software that is less intrusive and is able to predict when someone is busy.
One of those interviewed says…
For the past eight years, Mr. Serotta has used a laptop computer. “That means I can take my ability to dodge serious work everywhere,” he said. “I really depend on small technical distractions to keep me away from the things I dread doing.”
Good thing none of us have that problem!