A Productivity Lesson from the Prison Debate Team that Defeated Harvard

Cal Newport writing on the prison debate Team that defeated Harvard:

Removing the prison team’s access to the Internet made their debate preparation harder, but because it forced them to focus without distraction on exactly what they wanted to say and how to say it best, it also produced better results.

More fodder for the digital vs. analog debate forever raging in my poor brain.

(Via Cal Newport » Blog)