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Everyone procrastinates. That’s a fact of life. But there are ways to use procrastination to your advantage so you can be productive.
10 simple and effective ways to overcome procrastination immediately.
"There seems to be something about computer technology and Internet connectivity that distracts us, that tempts us towards procrastination." This is the opening line of a paper co-authored by my guest today, Nick Breems. Nick is an assistant professor of Computer Science at Dordt College (Iowa) and a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of Salford (Manchester, England). In this podcast, Nick brings his focus to the intersection of philosophy and computer science in a discussion of computers and procrastination. It’s a wide-ranging and fascinating discussion. I enjoyed the chat immensely, and I think you’ll find it thought provoking. Nick provides a few concrete examples of things we can do to minimize procrastination while online or working on our computers.
If you want to learn more about procrastination, visit procrastination.ca or The Procrastinator’s Digest: A Concise Guide to Solving the Procrastination Puzzle.
I close the podcast with a song entitled "Procrastination" by Matt Weidinger.