Sequential multitasking driven by mobile interruption and its impact on laptop user
When the 1970s heralded the dawn of the information age, Daniel Bell (1974) stated that information would be the defining resource of the coming era while raw materials and energy were the core resource of the agricultural and industrial society respectively. Then he goes on to emphasise information and communication technology as the fundamental driving force of the era. It was manifested through the widespread diffusion of intellectual technologies in the following decades, including the mass production of personal computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s (Allan 2001). They invited general public to the rapid transformation of almost every facet of their lives by providing a readily available means of creating, managing and using information to accomplish their purposes.