The other impact of Covid-19 on journalism: more competition for attention Paid Members Public
Lockdown is trapping people at home, and pushing everything online. And that means a while range of organisations have suddenly become publishers.
The World Record Egg: hacking attention for mental health? Paid Members Public
We now know who was behind the World Record Egg - and what they plan on doing with the account. But what does this tell us about today's attention economy?
Facebook is the out-of-town supermarket of the web, so let's learn to browse local Paid Members Public
Jason Kottke on why Facebook won: [https://kottke.org/17/12/stop-using-facebook-and-start-using-your-browser] > […] using Facebook instead of just bookmarks is compelling in the same way that shopping at Walmart instead of small-town shops was in the 80s. We blame Walmart for decimating small businesses, but ultimately, small town shoppers chose convenience
Your attention is your most precious resource: conserve it Paid Members Public
This is a really good guide to retaking control of your attention [https://medium.com/on-advertising/self-defence-age-of-attention-c4c0e86e1b9d]: > The first step for successful self-defence is avoidance. Try to avoid as many dangerous situations as possible. In this context this would mean, stay away from every distraction, which doesn’t add a