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.
Memetic noise is affecting your mood, even if you don’t know it. The effect is strong and exponential.
Toss your phone. I stopped using mine entirely for 10 days, and gained something of real value.
Distilled information is superior to undistilled information. Increase your access to the distilled and decrease consumption of the undistilled.
Memetics is gaining increasing currency in the mainstream. Why should you care about it?
Information is not static, or passive. It is practically a living thing, and will become increasingly so as technology advances.
Depression is widespread among thinkers, and almost a badge of honor. But is depression the outcome of rational thought about the world?