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Email becomes a dangerous distraction

Sep 11th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

Email has turned into a nuisance that is costing companies millions of dollars. In a study last year, Dr Thomas Jackson of Loughborough University, England, found that it takes an average of 64 seconds to recover your train of thought after interruption by email. So people who check their email every five minutes waste 8 1/2hours a week figuring out what they were doing moments before.