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Focus enables you to work and study more productively by removing distractions on the desktop and Internet.
 
Focus enables you to work and study more productively by removing distractions on the desktop and Internet.
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== Preamble ==
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A few notes before getting started.
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=== Plasma Activities ===
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''Disclaimer: '' A similar function (activity management) is being developed in Plasma. While the feature sets are not distinct, the basic rationale is.
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Focus is fundamentally designed to be a distraction eliminator. Whereas, Plasma Activities provide a means to associate a set of windows, plasmoids, documents with a particular activity.
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There is overlap in these visions, and ideally the two can come together to offer a complete activity and distraction management solution for the KDE desktop.
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=== Document's Purpose ===
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This document's function is two fold:
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* Design and Planning Document
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* Brain Dump  - assist the author in organizing his thoughts regarding activity/distraction management
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== Requirements Analysis ==
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=== Root Concept  ===
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Increase productivity by eliminating distractions from the desktop.
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=== Basic Rationale ===
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The Desktop and the Internet while streamlining our workflows and increasing our productivity, have introduced near an infinite number of new means to distract ourselves and consequently decrease our productivity.
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People can focus on their task-at-hand better when potential distractions are removed. Better focus leads to more work done, and hence, greater productivity.

Revision as of 17:52, 4 February 2010

Contents

Focus

Focus enables you to work and study more productively by removing distractions on the desktop and Internet.

Preamble

A few notes before getting started.

Plasma Activities

Disclaimer: A similar function (activity management) is being developed in Plasma. While the feature sets are not distinct, the basic rationale is.

Focus is fundamentally designed to be a distraction eliminator. Whereas, Plasma Activities provide a means to associate a set of windows, plasmoids, documents with a particular activity.

There is overlap in these visions, and ideally the two can come together to offer a complete activity and distraction management solution for the KDE desktop.

Document's Purpose

This document's function is two fold:

  • Design and Planning Document
  • Brain Dump - assist the author in organizing his thoughts regarding activity/distraction management

Requirements Analysis

Root Concept

Increase productivity by eliminating distractions from the desktop.

Basic Rationale

The Desktop and the Internet while streamlining our workflows and increasing our productivity, have introduced near an infinite number of new means to distract ourselves and consequently decrease our productivity.

People can focus on their task-at-hand better when potential distractions are removed. Better focus leads to more work done, and hence, greater productivity.


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