Distractions are a Nuisance, but Infinity Pools are the Real Problem

John Zeratsky
Jan 6, 2017 · 5 min read
This kind of infinity pool is totally cool. Photo by Vin Crosbie.

When Jake and I talk with people about making their iPhone distraction-free, the conversation always starts with notifications: alerts, buzzes, beeps, pop-ups, and the million other things that try to steal your attention.

Turning off notifications is a great start. Actually, I think it’s a little bit nuts to leave them on. Carrying around a…