Another thought-provoking piece by Gareth Price about how the pressure to share via social media may be influencing the quality and quantity of our ideas.
Originally posted on DisCoverage:
BrainJuicer’s Tom Ewing wrote a blog post today about how the way we listen to music could change.
He envisioned people will soon have “attention regimes, in the way they follow dietary regimes and exercise regimes, and will have them in public: a proclamation of one’s listening regime will become a kind of social marker”; adding:
“Demonstrating you can pay attention in a world of instant clicks will be a mark of presumed character (and bragging rights) in the same way demonstrating you keep fit in a world of chairs and screens is among white-collar workers now.”
Ephemerality is built into the internet.
If you don’t update your website Google will punish you by pushing you down its search rankings.
Fail to tweet for any extended period and people will unfollow you.
Don’t update your status and friends will accuse you of being a ‘Facebook…
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