Archive for time-wasting

Social networking at work could cost Irish economy €700m per year

Posted in Life with tags , on 15 September 2010 by Steve

“Employees who access social networks for personal use could potentially cost the Irish economy more than €700m in lost work time per year, an survey has revealed …” (more)

[Laura O’Brien, Silicon Republic, 15 September]

Some good ways to waste time

Posted in research with tags , , on 26 July 2010 by Steve

“… Is writer’s block real or is it just procrastination? I feel as though I have tried everything: keeping journals everywhere to write down ideas, scheduling regular writing time, setting imaginary deadlines, setting real deadlines, pinning up aspirational word counts, writing from outlines, freewriting …The list goes on. It never gets any easier …” (more)

[Juliana Adelman, Pue’s Occurrences, 26 July]