A programmer discusses agile time management, multitasking, and how he uses the Pomodoro Technique to maximize productivity. "For humans, the best way to finish tasks as quickly as possible is to do them sequentially".
Agile Time Management and the evil of multitasking
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Multi Tasking is the other great way to slow yourself down. The cost of task switching for humans is nasty – our brains just aren’t wired up the right way to be able to swap in and out of context quickly. We may convince ourselves that we can, and we may try to lie to ourselves about how the tech generation are all skilled multi taskers, but really, it’s all bubcus and an excuse for being unable to concentrate for more than 2 minutes at a time.
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