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Your attention didn’t collapse. It was stolen.

“Obesity is not a medical epidemic – it’s a social epidemic. We have bad food, for example, and so people are getting fat.” The way we live changed dramatically – our food supply changed, and we built cities that are hard to walk or cycle around, and those changes in our environment led to changes in our bodies. We gained mass, en masse. Something similar, he said, might be happening with the changes in our attention.

Johann Hari believes we now need an attention movement to reclaim our minds and I definitely agree. I've felt this theft of my attention too.

Linked on the 11th of January, 2022 Details

The TikTok war.

I was completely out of the loop with TikTok and the various allegations concerning it. This substantial take from Stratechery gave me a much clearer picture.

Linked on the 2nd of August, 2020 Details

Grandmother posting Facebook photos of her grandchildren violates GDPR privacy rule, court says.

Good. More of this, please.

Linked on the 24th of May, 2020 Details

An influencer is defending her decision to post a photo shoot of her motorcycle accident on instagram.

I've been in worse condition from a cycling crash. I'm not sure how real this is but it's positively Ballardian.

Linked on the 20th of August, 2019 Details

Into the Personal-Website-Verse.

I've linked to similar thoughts before but it's always worth repeating. You own your words. Why feed twitter, facebook or some other behaviour farm with them? Your personal space on the net is your archive and your place to experiment.

Linked on the 25th of June, 2019 Details

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer

We've been inundated with articles about the dangers of phone addiction. This one takes it a step further by linking it to stress hormone levels. Not a surprise.
Linked on the 5th of May, 2019 Details