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Rude health: Technology: A class-A drug?

The old maxim ‘give a man enough rope and he'll hang himself' is back in play.

7th May, 2005

The old maxim ‘give a man enough rope and he'll hang himself' is back in play.

Only this time, office workers are strangling their productivity with the very technology that is meant to help them.

Dr Glenn Wilson of the University of London studied 1,000 adults and found that obsessive use of “always-on'‘ technology like e-mails, text messaging and hand-held devices such as Blackberries has a negative effect on mental capacity.

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