Hey, i’m over here! Designing for user focus

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Image: Flickr and AJC1

In today’s  media-rich society we are constantly exposed to 100’s of things clamouring for attention and demanding our focus.  A study showed that people are bombarded by the equivalent of 174 newspapers of data a day.   These days, we are constantly on the alert, waiting for the next social network update, message or notification.    And it can be mentally exhausting.

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