"Workplace incivility"—people at your job being inconsiderate, rude, or otherwise unpleasant—is on the rise, reports USA Today. An obvious factor is the dismal economy, sure. But could tech be reprogramming us into insufferable office jerks?
Oh, yeah, I'm not on Facebook. Like, it's so invasive. If you've said anything like this, I feel bad for you.
We're "constantly confronting the onslaught of information, and our brains are trying to make patterns out of the randomness," says TIME's Joel Stein. Obsessively tagged MP3s, meticulous photo folders, whitewashed inboxes—are you too struggling to stay digitally neat?