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I have two contradictory responses to this article:

1) Hey, y'know, from my experience this is good advice.

2) JESUS CHRIST, IS THIS WHAT WE'VE COME TO? DON'T SLEEP AND REPLY TO EVERYTHING WITHIN 20 MINUTES?! WE HAVE GONE TOO FAR. SMASH THE TECHNOLOGY, BURN IT ALL, LET THE LUDDITE REVOLUTION BEGIN NOW AND I SHALL LEAD YOU, MY PEOPLE!

Tim Ferriss advocates paying an assistant to answer email.

I have a simpler approach: don't answer most email. I'm all about triage.

" Critics may say that multi-tasking is the death knell of thoughtfulness. But, researchers show that “supertaskers” can juggle multiple incoming streams just fine."

Really?

Read more: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/only-a-few-can-multi-task/

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