Alex Raichev

Stand out of Our Light

James Williams discusses the attention economy, arguing that digital technologies are gradually diminishing our ability to engage with the issues we care about most.

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

Williams elaborates on this theme in the following talk, analogizing that social media is a denial-of-service attack on our minds.

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Video sourced from YouTube here.

To combat the negative influence of digital technologies, Williams co-founded the non-profit organization Time Well Spent.

Thanks to Ran Prieur for highlighting Williams's work and riffing on it in his 2017-11-27 and 2017-11-29 posts.

Author: Alex Raichev
Date: 2017-12-03
Tags: video
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