21/05/2012 05:07 BST | Updated 20/07/2012 06:12 BST

Improve Your Efficiency, Turn Off Your Smart Phone

One of the great cautionary adages of our culture is: "Be careful what you wish for; you might just get it." And it applies in spades to the kind of instantaneous, always-on connectivity that many of us now enjoy, courtesy of the internet and mobile phones.