For the week of October 9th, I spent 20 hours and 57 minutes being distracted; 12 hours and 57 minutes writing; 10 hours and 26 minutes on neutral activities, and 7 hours and 35 minutes on email. I read articles online for 3 hours, 35 minutes.
It’s interesting, though, to break down where I spend my free time online. In order:
Quora: 4 hours, 18 minutes, 441 pages.
NY Times: 2 hours, 4 minutes, 50 pages.
Facebook: 1 hour, 54 minutes, 118 pages.
TechCrunch: 59 minutes, 9 seconds, 33 pages.
Yahoo Sports: 57 minutes, 38 seconds.
Wall Street Journal: 52 minutes, 45 seconds.
Angry Birds: 42 minutes
Google: 39 minutes, 242 pages.
Spotify: 35 minutes, 18 seconds.
YDN: 32 minutes.
MercuryNews blog: 17 minutes.
Yale: Even artichokes have doubts. Levin outlines Yale’s fiscal future. Did you know the Cubs general manager is from Yale? Oh, yea, and he won 2 World Series, too. Should sports be considered academic subjects?
Sports: Searching for Steve Bartman. How Kevin Garnett ruined everything this season. Harbaugh’s post-game victory speech.
Humor: Shit that Siri Says. More funny stuff from Siri. Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’s cartoons.
Counterintuitive: Is the secret to success failure? Why betting systems just don’t work. Play rock-paper-scissors against the NYTimes. How do you make a biased coin a fair coin? The Moneyball of marketing in politics.
Travel: Please, do not travel here. There’s probably no pool in the hotel. Uganda discontent. Japan offers 10,000 tourist trips to boost the economy! Get great flight search today. Hipmunk? Credit card deals hot off the press.
News: Did Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan come from Sim City? The one-minute news solution. The rising popularity of the carnivorous plant. I want to be this guy and watch the Supreme Court in action. I’m going to save up my money to eat at Per Se. Why I’m not going to screen for prostate cancer. The hottest peppers ever. Tips on Google search. Trends on internet usage by Mary Meeker.
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