attention wars

Sep
28
When less journalism is more

When less journalism is more

The shift to digital unleashed the floodgates on a tidal wave of journalism of often variable content. And, finally, publishers are discovering that smaller amounts of more valuable work can be better.
4 min read
Jun
17
Amazon kills the Instagram competitor you never heard about

Amazon kills the Instagram competitor you never heard about

Did you know that Amazon launched an Instagram clone? Yeah, me neither.
1 min read
Dec
15
Your attention is your most precious resource: conserve it

Your attention is your most precious resource: conserve it

This is a really good guide to retaking control of your attention: The first step for successful self-defence is avoidance.
1 min read
Dec
11
Digital media brands are failing for the same reason as old media brands: they don't understand the attention economy

Digital media brands are failing for the same reason as old media brands: they don't understand the attention economy

The last few weeks have made it plain that digital media is stumbling. Buzzfeed UK is cutting back – hard. Mashable
4 min read
Apr
23
The problem with sharable content - in graphics

The problem with sharable content - in graphics

I drew a bunch of dots to explain why social media is broken I missed this back in January when
1 min read
Feb
15

The role of blogs in the age of media overload

Fascinating read in the wake of Andrew Sullivan’s closure of The Dish, in which Ira Stoll explores the present
1 min read
Jul
01

Your morning attention workout

Did you make it?
Dec
13

Afternoon Coffee Reading: 13/12/11

Some delicious, cream-filled linky goodness to while away the rest of the afternoon: - [Driving by looking in the rear
1 min read