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Linda Stone (born 1955) is a writer and consultant who coined the phrase "continuous partial attention" in 1998. Stone also coined "email apnea" in 2008 which means "a temporary absence or suspension of breathing, or shallow breathing, while doing email."

Stone was at Apple Computer from 1986 to 1993, working on multimedia hardware, software and publishing. In her last year at Apple, Stone worked for CEO John Sculley on special projects. In 1993, Stone joined Microsoft Research under Nathan Myhrvold and Rick Rashid. She co-founded and directed the Virtual Worlds Group/Social Computing Group, researching online social life and virtual communities. During this time, she also taught as adjunct faculty in New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program. In 2000, she became a Microsoft vice president, working on industry relationships and improving Microsoft's corporate culture. She left Microsoft in 2002.

Stone served a six year term on the National Board of the World Wildlife Fund and is currently on the WWF National Council. She is an adviser for the Internet and American Life Project, the Hidden Brain Drain Task Force for the Center for Worklife Policy, and is on the Advisory Board of the RIT Lab for social computing.

Stone has been written about in many major publications, including Wired, the New York Times, and Forbes

According to Tim O'Reilly, Science Foo Camp, a series of interdisciplinary scientific conferences organized by O'Reilly Media (FOO stands for "Friends of O'Reilly") and Nature Publishing Group was Linda Stone's idea.
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Total Books: 23
Kinship and Gender An Introduction
2013 - Kinship and Gender an Introduction (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780813348612
ISBN-10: 0813348617
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Dead Things
2009 - Dead Things (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781409294450
ISBN-10: 1409294455

Tangled Leads
2009 - Tangled Leads (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781409275244
ISBN-10: 1409275248

Readings In Gender And Culture In America
2009 - Readings in Gender and Culture in America [Value Pack w/MySearchLab] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780205706488
ISBN-10: 0205706487

Evolution and Religious Creation Myths How Scientists Respond
Gender and Culture in America
2006 - Gender and Culture in America (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781597380089
ISBN-10: 1597380083

Genes Culture and Human  A Synthesis
Genes Culture and Human Evolution A Synthesis
A Genetic and Cultural Odyssey The Life and Work of L Luca Cavalli-Sforza
New Directions in Anthropological Kinship
2000 - New Directions in Anthropological Kinship (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780742501089
ISBN-10: 0742501086
Genre: Nonfiction

Readgs in Gender Cult Women Techmyth Pkg
Readgs in Gender Cult Women Techmyth Pkg (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780131420298
ISBN-10: 0131420291

Illness Beliefs and Feeding the Dead in Hindu Nepal An Ethnographic Analysis
Illness Beliefs and Feeding the Dead in Hindu Nepal an Ethnographic Analysis [Studies in Asian Thought and Religion, Vol 10] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780889460607
ISBN-10: 0889460604
Genre: History

How to Meet Girls
How to Meet Girls (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780960562831
ISBN-10: 0960562834

Scent of Crime
Scent of Crime (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781904492412
ISBN-10: 190449241X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense