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2016-03-17 14:12:47.7504+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

This is why open office plans or cubicles combined with headphones is such an amazingly bad idea: RT Ray Hammond @hammondfuturist:

Simple test: if you can listen to background music while you're doing it, your job will be lost to tech. pic.twitter.com/xktOzp6f8c

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#Comment Re: Automation made: 2016-03-17 15:06:19.848544+00 by: markd

I listen to background music while programming. My wife listens to background music while designing embroidery and cross stitch designs for teaching and for sale. Kind of looking forward to the tech that will be replacing those.

#Comment Re: Automation made: 2016-03-19 17:36:27.150672+00 by: Mars Saxman

I'm confused - what exactly is he trying to say here? I've been listening to background music almost nonstop for close to 30 years now, and I *am* tech. Music makes me happy, and it gives the relevant mental subsystems something to do so they aren't constantly trying to bring background noises and other people's conversations to my attention.

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