An addicted insider’s account of our real lives in the era of the realtime, social web.

Feeling Anti-Social? There’s An App for That

According to Nielsen, we spend one out of every 4.5 online minutes visiting social sites and blogs (a stat that seems low to me). That kind of use can put a pretty big dent in your workday. A developer named Fred Stutzman couldn’t control himself. So he made an app that, when launched, prevents him from visiting a selection of sites (from Facebook to Youtube) until he reboots his computer. It’s called Anti-Social.

Serendipity Killed the Cat Calling the Internet Police Curation Nation: We Can’t Stop Sharing News

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My name is Dave Pell, internet superhero. This blog provides an addicted insider's account of what's happening to us in the era of the realtime, social web. You can read more about the site, grab the rss feed, follow me on twitter, join the Facebook page, or get email updates.