Unnecessary Context Switches & the Myth of Multitasking


Thanks to Tony C. who sent this suggestion as follow-up to the recent Social Media post:

Thought you might be interested in this article and the book that it references – “The Myth of Multitasking

[Disclosure: I haven't read the book and so this is not an endorsement.]

This book deals with “Human Multitasking” – not operating systems.  There is a common theme to the discussions of this book and to other content about human-multitasking.  Your “cognitive attention” can be directed to any particular task but sharing attention across multiple tasks will reduce performance.

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