The Hierarchy Of Digital Distractions

"The Hierarchy Of Digital Distractions" is a visualization putted together by David McCandless of Information Is Beautiful. It is a pyramid diagram of the interferences constantly gnawing at our attention span in this socially networked, data-consuming world. In this visualization distractions stacked according to which activities and notifications are more likely to cause people to abandon whatever they are doing, starting from reflexive messages like email to mysterious distractions via mobile calls to the ultimate digital pain and sounds when our devices fail (or run out of battery).


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