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“in the attention economy of the internet, value is not measured in financial terms, but in numbers of unique users, links and search engine results. Once results have been achieved in terms of quantity, the criteria of quality obviously reappears: the value of an online project thus also – and above all – depends on whether it is being talked about in contexts like Rhizome, Neural and We-make-money-not-art, whether it has attracted the attention of certain critics, and whether it has been exhibited in certain settings, online and off-line. 127 more words

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“Rather than being a structured world with borders, for art the net is a border territory. It does not have confines, but rather represents a threshold: a point of encounter and exchange for different situations and cultures. 168 more words

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The Attention Monopoly

This article came down my Facebook newsfeed this morning, courtesy of friend and Florida newsman Taylor VinsonIt spawned two ideas in my head: one related to a shift in how social media has adapted as an industry and another about how shifts in this industry may begin influencing how literacy develops. 683 more words

The future of work and freeconomics

It is autumn break at the University and we thought we should offer some light and interesting reading in the place of a research post this week. 462 more words

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MA-CHOW! The Attention Economy of Wrestling on the Web

(Blog post #3 – Attention Structures / Multitasking / Attention Economy)

To keep up with pro wrestling, MMA, or any other kind of fighting discipline, some savvy internet users use programs, scripts, or other people’s websites to download the latest. 570 more words


The Crash of the "Attention Economy": Did The PR Industry "Break" Social Media?

This clever blog post about the crash of the “Attention Economy” raises important questions about the mindless flurry of “Likes”, “Shares”, “Tweets”, “Retweets”, “Reblogs”, “Follows” and other coinages of the Digital Age. 366 more words


Elsewhere on the Internet: Uncommon Economies

These links have been languishing among my bookmarks for awhile–so, perhaps not timely, but of ongoing interest to me.

This New York Times article about the shrinking middle class caught my eye because of the pull quote about kitchen appliances: “At G.E. 786 more words