The Real Genius Of The Kindle? The Return Of ‘Unitasking’: This guy echos sentiments I’ve made in the past:
Over a few weeks, I rediscovered my ability to simply read the book or article I had punched up in the first place. (Just like—gasp!—old-fashioned printed matter.) It’s particularly enjoyable when reading a newspaper or magazine—enough so that I’ve been routinely purchasing some of these publications when I could have grabbed my laptop and read them for free on the web. In effect, I’m paying for the lack of distraction.
See these earlier posts for the same general message – it’s easier to read when nothing else is fighting for your attention.
- The Printed Blog and the Difference Between Exploration and Consumption
- Reading Print Publications Electronically (my thought on the general concept is towards the end)