چند نقل قول درباره چندکارگی (مالتی تسکینگ)

بعد از یک روز پرآشوب ناشی از چندکارگی (مالتی تسکینگ) فرساینده، این نقل قولها رو برای عرض تسلیت به خودم و خوانندگانی که دچار این مصیبت هستند، تقدیم میکنم و چون ممکنه بعدها به لحاظ حفظ صیانت از کاربران اینترنت، به اونها دسترسی نداشته باشیم، اونها رو همین جا آرشیو میکنم.

نقل قول ۲ هر چند بی ادبیه، ولی لب کلام رو گفته. نقل قول سوم هم از آقای جان مدینا (بیولوژیستِ مولکولی مغز کودکان) هست که زمینه اصلی تحقیقاتش بیشتر دربارهٔ سلامت روانیه. و این نقل قول از فصل ۴ کتاب ایشون با عنوان «قدرت مغز (۱۲ قانون برای پابرجاماندن و کسب موفقیت در محیط کار، خانه و مدرسه)» برداشته شده.

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۱

Multitasking? I can’t even do two things at once. I can’t even do one thing at once.

Helena Bonham Carter
۲

Multi-tasking is merely the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time.

Gary W. Keller
۳

The brain cannot multitask. Multitasking, when it comes to paying attention, is a myth. The brain naturally focuses on concepts sequentially, one at a time…To put it bluntly, research shows that we can’t multitask. We are biologically incapable of processing information-rich inputs simultaneously…Studies show that a person who is interrupted takes 50 percent longer to accomplish a task. Not only that, he or she makes up to 50 percent more errors.

John Medina
۴

What looks like multitasking is really switching back and forth between multiple tasks, which reduces productivity and increases mistakes by up to 50 percent.

Susan Cain
۵

The irony of multitasking is that it’s exhausting: when you’re doing two or three things simultaneously, you use more energy than the sum of energy required to do each task independently. You’re also cheating yourself because your’re not doing anything excellently. You’re compromising your virtuosity. In the words of T. S. Elliot, you’re ‘distracted from distractions by distractions’.

Twyla Tharp
۶

Multitasking divides your attention and leads to confusion and weakened focus.

Deepak Chopra
۷

Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking, but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much.

Marilyn vos Savant
۸

Multitasking is a part of my everyday life.

Monica Denise Brown
۹

You’d think people would realize they’re bad at multitasking and would quit. But a cognitive illusion sets in, fueled in part by a dopamine-adrenaline feedback loop, in which multitaskers think they are doing great.

Daniel Levitin
۱۰

I do think to some extent multitasking is a way of fooling ourselves that we’re being exceptionally efficient.

James Surowiecki
۱۱

One thing I am learning is to slow down. Multitasking is great, but I when try to do everything at warp speed I just end up with typos and stress.

Ayana Mathis
۱۲

Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself.

Marilyn vos Savant
۱۳

People say pot-smokers are lazy. I disagree; I’m a multitasking pot-smoker: just the other day I was walking down the street, I was putting eyedrops in my eyes, I was talking on my cell phone, and I was getting hit by a car.

Doug Benson
۱۴

Most of the work on multitasking suggests that it generally makes you less efficient, not more.

James Surowiecki
۱۵

Multitasking is a lie.

Gary W. Keller
۱۶

Another study, of 38,000 knowledge workers across different sectors, found that the simple act of being interrupted is one of the biggest barriers to productivity. Even multitasking, that prized feat of modern-day office warriors, turns out to be a myth.

Susan Cain
۱۷

I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain.

Ian Somerhalder
۱۸

I’m quite good at multitasking, but I have to do things immediately.

Heidi Klum
۱۹

If someone around you is multitasking, you pick up distraction like second-hand smoke.

Clay Shirky
۲۰

Being constantly the hub of a network of potential interruptions provides the excitement and importance of crisis management. As well as the false sense of efficiency in multitasking, there is the false sense of urgency in multi-interrupt processing.

Michael Foley
۲۱

It is generally recognised that women are better than men at languages, personal relations and multi-tasking, but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that women might be less good at mathematics and physics.

Stephen Hawking
۲۲

Chinese cooking is noisy – a multitasking activity that requires constant vigilance. There is no downtime.

Jennifer Lee
۲۳

There are certain things you learn to do as a parent – using every single part of your body because you’re multitasking all the time. You’re holding the baby and you’re closing the door with your left foot.

Amy Ryan
۲۴

I will say it’s great to be a woman because we’re very good at multitasking. I could nurse and cook dinner at the same time. It is juggling. It’s juggling and you’ve got to commit to working on the weekends – I do both.

Marta Kauffman
۲۵

I’m going to continue working as a model. I want to do it all! And I think it’s possible to keep working while you go to school. Christy Turlington did it. Natalie Portman did it. Emma Watson just did it! And those are just women in the public eye, but plenty of others do it, too. You know, women around the world are great at multitasking. We do it well.

Karlie Kloss

۲۶

Knitting is repetitive, rewarding, and calms me down like a warm bath. But it takes up juuuust enough brainspace that I can’t come up with ideas. Which is too bad, because I love multitasking.

Vera Brosgol

۲۷

I’m quite good at multitasking, but I have to do things immediately. I have a book where I write things down: major topics, deadlines, things like that. Every few months, I start a new book.

Heidi Klum

۲۸

The relative ease of most driving lures us into thinking we can get away with doing other things. Indeed, those other things, like listening to the radio, can help when driving itself is threatening to cause fatigue. But we buy into the myth of multitasking with little actual knowledge of how much we can really add in or, as with the television news, how much we are missing. As the inner life of the driver begins to come into focus, it is becoming clear not only that distraction is the single biggest problem on the road but that we have little concept of just how distracted we are.

Tom Vanderbilt

۲۹

We miss extra bits of knowledge that can add value to our lives. We sort of lack empathy because we’re multitasking all the time.

Kim Stolz

۳۰

I like to think of murder-suicide as extreme multitasking.

Dana Gould

۳۱

I think my biggest career mistake has been taking on too much. And I think this is kind of – I think it’s related to the Internet world, where you’re always multitasking and you have a million windows open and you feel like you can do a lot at the same time.

Jessica Valenti

۳۲

I did that thing where you scratch your eyebrow and flip someone off at the same time. I’m good at multitasking like that.

Darynda Jones

۳۳

I never liked the philosophy that you can have everything and be everything and that something is wrong if you don’t want that. I’m terrible at multitasking and find it hard to believe that no one protests this general trend of using the rhetoric of self actualization to sell you faster and faster phones and computers, BlackBerrys, etc.

Elaine Equi

۳۴

I’m fully capable of multitasking certain conceptual concerns within the work.

Kehinde Wiley

۳۵

My first operating system project was to build a real-time system called RSX-11M that ran on Digital’s PDP-11 16-bit series of minicomputers. … a multitasking operating system that would run in 32 KB of memory with a hierarchical file system, application swapping, real-time scheduling, and a set of development utilities. The operating system and utilities were to run on the entire line of PDP-11 platforms, from the very small systems up through the PDP-11/70 which had memory-mapping hardware and supported up to 4 MB of memory.

Dave Cutler

۳۶

Like most early enthusiasts, I always thought the way the Internet encouraged multitasking made users less vulnerable to manipulation, while simultaneously exploiting even more of our brain’s capacity than before. Apparently not.

Douglas Rushkoff

۳۷

This is really good,” Donovan Caine said, attacking his third strawberry pancake. “You sound surprised,” I said. He shrugged. “I just didn’t think an assassin would be able to cook like this.” “Well, I do get lots of practice with knives. You could say I’m multitasking.” The detective froze, his fork halfway to his mouth. “I’m kidding. I enjoy cooking. It relaxes me.

Jennifer Estep

۳۸

I’m a person of whim, and easily distracted. I don’t like multitasking. When I’m doing one thing, I like to do just that thing.

Margaret Atwood

۳۹

I’m a technophobe. I can’t crack the iPhone, and the extent of my multitasking is being able to talk while I make a drink.

Len Goodman

۴۰

Audio is the only medium you can consume while you’re multitasking.

Alex Blumberg

۴۱

It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action.

Weili Dai

 

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