I coined a new word today — “ultitasking”. As in: theULTImate in multiTASKING. It has to do with doing a number ofapparently-divergent tasks simultaneously and achieving some coherentand successful outcome.
Consider it “ultitasking” if you are leading a meeting whilesimultaneously handling several instant message chats and updating apresentation (for the same meeting.
Or, carrying out a discussion while checking news updates and knitting.
I don’t want to say that texting while driving or otherwise distractingyourself from control of a motor vehicle count — the only appropriateword there is “dangerous”.
I’d be interested in collecting some examples of “ultitasking” observedin the wild…