Cory Doctorow: Persuasion, Adaptation, and the Arms Race for Your Attention – Locus Online


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Cory Doctorow: Persuasion, Adaptation, and the Arms Race for Your Attention – Locus Online
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Surviving to the future means adapting to the risks of the past. Our ancestors harbored vulner­abilities that bounce off of us, and yet our lives are no easier than theirs, because the predators and parasites we contend with have adapted to us, just as surely as we have adapted to them. The predator carves the prey, the prey carves the predator in turn. Our ancestors’ defenses were pitiful by contem­porary standards. (h/t Dennis at Commerce)
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6 days ago by peterjblack
This is a great article about "attentional harpoons".
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7 days ago by douglevin
Interesting take on the attention economy
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