Ex TSFG member Julia has written an essay examining how the online world battles for our attention and why:
New short book for Peninsula Press coming October 2020 . . .
An essay on the battle for our attention in the age of distraction.
‘Attention pays. In today‘s online economy it has become a commodity to be bought and sold… In exchange for our attention, information and entertainment is ever at our fingertips. But at what cost? In this essay, at once personal and polemical, meditative and militant, Julia Bell asks what has been lost in this trade off. How can we reclaim our attention? In a world of infinite distraction, how can attention become radical?’
Read more here: https://peninsulapress.co.uk/product/radical-attention