Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy

Publication Year
2018
Keywords
Abstract

Former Google advertising strategist, now Oxford-trained philosopher James Williams launches a plea to society and to the tech industry to help ensure that the technology we all carry with us every day does not distract us from pursuing our true goals in life. As information becomes ever more plentiful, the resource that is becoming more scarce is our attention. In this “attention economy,” we need to recognize the fundamental impacts of our new information environment on our lives in order to take back control.

Pages
144
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
ISBN
110845299X