Monotasking Vs. Multitasking

In today’s high-tech, immersive society, “multitasking” has become B-I-G.  And many people frown on “monotasking.” But is this good? Can you really text and pay attention to your professor simultaneously? (LOL 🙂 ) According to study after study, no we can’t really multitask well. Here are four examples: 12 Reasons to Stop Multitasking Now! Multitasking […]

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How Do Shoppers Feel About Waiting in Checkout Lines?

We are an impatient society and expect that our time be respected. Thus, many shoppers get impatient if the lines in a retail store are too long. Sometimes, they even leave the store without buying. What should store-based retailers understand about consumers’ attitudes and behavior about waiting in line? According to Wavetec (a firm that offers […]

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A Newsweek Print Revival: Fact Or Fiction?

In October 2012, we wrote about Newsweek’s decision to stop publishing a print edition: “Newsweek will soon no longer be available in print. This continues the trend of publishing in digital and E-reader formats. Some print publications have become too expensive to produce and distribute, and there is the problem of unsold copies. Add to […]

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Spinning Off Time Inc.: More Evidence of the Decline of Print

After its negotiations with Meredith Corporation collapsed, Time Warner decided that it will spin off its Time Inc. magazine group into a separate public corporation — as it previously did with Time Warner Cable and AOL. This will leave Time Warner with two giant entities: its television networks (including CNN, TNT, TBS, and more) and […]

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Best Inventions of 2012

Time magazine has just released its annual list of the best inventions of the year. For 2012, the magazine cites 25 inventions. This is one example: “Marcin Jakubowski built a tractor in six days. Then, he told the world how to do it: he made the designs, the budget, and an instructional video available free […]

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