Commercial space is tight in the SF Bay Area right now. Consequently, most offices are “open floor plan”. Some companies advertise this as a perk.
Maybe it is a perk for some people. The social component of working in an office is nice. But having people enter and exit my peripheral vision activates some animal instinct that fragments my focus.
One day I was especially frustrated by the distraction. I channeled my emotion into a solution: DND Shades.