Notifications are bullets in the war for attention. They’re something to be protected against, yet most people welcome them. Be judicious.
Most of the time you’re absorbing information, you’re doing it on autopilot. The memetic consequences are significant.
Crowdsourced reality is here. Understanding this is crucial to surviving and succeeding in the information society.
We assume conspiracy in many cases where there isn’t one. But it doesn’t have to be a conspiracy to work in much the same way.
Can you do it again? We come across successes sometimes, ourselves and from others. But if you can’t reproduce it, it was likely luck.
Distilled information is superior to undistilled information. Increase your access to the distilled and decrease consumption of the undistilled.
Information is not static, or passive. It is practically a living thing, and will become increasingly so as technology advances.
Attention and time are our most precious commodities. Instinctive drives within us cause us to spend them irresponsibly.
We are rewiring our brains to use images as language. Through technology, we are extending the alphabet – in practice, and in our minds.
Social networks and online advertising enable micro-propaganda to be effective. There is no need for mass broadcasting when just a few hold the levers of power.