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5 Ways to Organize Your Phone to not steal Your Mind

Former Google design ethicist and Time Well Spent founder Tristan Harris talked to Thrive Global about how smartphones have been designed to not steal our brains

And offers solutions for how to organize your phone to “un-hijack” your mind. Harris’s strategies all hinge on “putting conscious choices first” with small tweaks like managing notifications and being intentional about the placement of your icons on your home screen.

1. Receive notifications from people only, not machines.

2. Set up custom notifications for special people.

3. Put only “tools” — and not apps designed to consume more of your attention — on your home screen.

4. Scramble your apps regularly to create a pattern interrupt, so your thumb doesn’t get in the habit of going to the same apps.

5. Put everything else in a folder on your second screen, and use your phone’s search function to get to non-tool apps.

How Cheap B360 motherboards For Intel i5 8400

Today at XanxoGaming, we will do temperature tests with an inexpensive B360 board, in conjunction with the processor, Intel Core i5 8400 (midrange), where we will see if there is any problem in the future that can concern us with low-cost B360 motherboards with this processor in specific.

Chipsets and Cheap Mothers Plates - where we will explain a little the different platform for a consumer.

MSI B360M Pro-VH - Where we will see some details of this model in conjunction with the Intel i5 8400 processor and temperatures of the tests.

Intel i5 8400. Where we will see processor temperatures using the stock cooler, under stress tests and a couple of benchmarks.

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