Read an awesome essay about changing reading habits and the way we consume information. For those of you who manage to finish reading it and are interested in the references then here’s the blog post for that.
I feel that initially we are in the mode of reading slowly and taking it all in. But soon we realize that with this slow pace we are lagging behind and missing a lot of information. So we start to find and read what we think is important and relevant and gradually develop a habit about which Nick is talking. Increased instability and less patience are few of the symptoms.
And yes, there should be central service in Windows in which all notifications are registered and we can switch all notifications on and off with just a click. At least that way we would know that I’m supposed to ‘deep read’.