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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World – by Cal Newport

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World – by Cal Newport

I'm a fan of Cal's previous books Deep Work and So Good They Can't Ignore You and will always recommend those two to anyone. Digital Minimalism, however, is a much smaller, and less important, and not even about minimalism. This book covers social media and bad habits around using them. If you have a good handle on your social media habits (read: don't check it compulsively) skip this book. If you are spending more time on social media than you wish—read it. It's perfect for that. Short and easy to understand too.

I guess my only gripe with a book is its title. I'd call it "How to Break-up with Social Media" or something like that.

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