I followed the link to this (Thanks Jason) and read it
In other words, my behavior, in large part, contradicted the author's premise of too many distractions to be able to read something through.
And I rather enjoy the multitude of links to other, related, ideas.
The Sun Magazine | Computing The Cost
Anyone who has spent a few hours on the Internet understands how reading a single paragraph can lead to a multimedia journey so far-reaching you forget what you originally went online to look up.