The Wall Street Journal: “Ping. Ding. Chirp. Notifications Are Driving Us Crazy.” (Gloria Mark Interviewed)

November 15, 2021

Our culture has evolved to accommodate rapid communication, says Gloria Mark, a [Chancellor’s] Professor of informatics at the University of California, Irvine, and it can be mentally taxing. … It doesn’t make for great circumstances for getting work done, but there are ways individuals, managers and organizations can contend with the onslaught. … The onus is on teams and organizations to create new norms, Dr. Mark says. … “It’s a matter of relearning how to work,” she says.

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