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The Digital Mystique by Sarah Granger

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CHAPTER ELEVEN

A STITCH IN DIGITAL TIME

“Let’s go invent tomorrow rather than worrying about what happened yesterday.”

—Steve Jobs, American entrepreneur and inventor

Nearly every day, someone tells me how overwhelmed she feels by the vast amount of information coming to her online, via e-mail, social media, mobile alerts, and text messages. Sociologists and psychologists now analyze the dangers of too much time online. Not only is this a time-management issue, but it also affects our overall health. And the answers to the ongoing questions about how to achieve some sort of balance in approaching the glut of information streaming toward us can vary depending on the person and how we use all of these tools now at our disposal. Now the challenge ...

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