Posts Tagged ‘attention‘

The Cost of Paying Attention – via NYTimes

What if we saw attention in the same way that we saw air or water, as a valuable resource that we hold in common? Perhaps, if we could envision an “attentional commons,” then we could figure out how to protect it. Read more from The

@stoweboyd: During nonworking hours, people in their 20s switch their attention from one media device to another 27 times/hour https://t.co/9XrvoBWg April 11, 2012 at 02:59PM via https://bit.ly/I6gbiD (via stoweboyd)

Must read: Kevin Kelly on how much Attention is worth

Our attention is the only valuable resource we personally produce without training. It is in short supply and everyone wants some of it. Since its production is severely limited while everything else is becoming abundant, this scarcity is the foundation of the new economy. Yet