BEN PARR ~ CAPTIVOLOGY ~ 2015

~ TTITM-‘V’-M-AYITM ~ The Truth Is That Most – “Viral” – Moments – Are Years In The Making

~ YHTCYA-I/S/L-A ~ You Have To Capture Your Audience’s – Immediate / Short / Long – Attention

~ EARBBDOD-SUNAU-TKTWMF-CVFYTCLTA ~ Elicit A Reaction By Being Distinctive Or Disruptive – Something Unique, Novel And Useful – To Keep Their Working Memory Focused – Create Value For Your Audience To Capture Their Long-Term Attention

~ TIHOBIP-WIETINTOG-BIWD-WQSTDAF-MF-MD-MMM-A-AGMI ~ This Is How Our Brain Is Programmed – We Ignore Everything That Isn’t Necessary To Our Goals – Because If We Didn’t – We’d Quickly Succumb To Directed Attention Fatigue – Mentally Fatigued – More Distracted – Make More Mistakes – And – Are Generally More Irritable

~ DAF ~ Directed Attention Fatigue

~ CC-IHOBFAATRS ~ Color Contrast – Is How Our Brain Finds And Attends To Relevant Stimuli

~ IYWTGPTBYS-PACTITOOYWBC ~ If You Want To Get People To Buy Your Stuff – Pick A Color That Is The Opposite Of Your Website’s Background Color

~ MLIJSTMYFG-ISTCLSYL-BLSCARS ~ Mood Lighting Isn’t Just Something That Makes You Feel Good – It’s Something That Can Literally Save Your Life – Blue Lighting Stops Crime And Reduces Suicides

~ YAHTCTAACHWYA-O-YMEUCTWKOA ~ You Also Have To Consider The Associations A Color Has With Your Audience – Or – You May End Up Capturing The Wrong Kind Of Attention

~ OBIA- ‘AM -TAMAAUT-W-I-I-AEC

~ Our Brain Is An – “Associative Machine” – That Attaches Meanings And Associations Unconsciously To – Words – Ideas – Images – And Even Colors

~ TATWTGAWS-TF-ITHPA-TS-ITDNATCAB ~ There Are Two Ways To Grab Attention With Symbols – The First – Is To Harness Preexisting Associations – The Second – Is To Develop New Associations Through Consistency And Branding

~ TFE-ACBTATWWPAPOI-BOTWIIPTU-WOMDCATSIWTEICES ~ The Framing Effect – A Cognitive Bias That Affects The Way We Perceive A Piece Of Information – Based On The Way It Is Presented To Us – We Often Make Different Conclusions About The Same Information When The Explanation Is Changed Even Slightly

~ TIOI-OOFORIS-IIIDTC-PWUDYIOYWBTDITFOROP ~ The Inertia Of Ideas – Once Our Frame Of Reference Is Set – It Is Incredibly Difficult To Change – People Will Unintentionally Dismiss Your Ideas Or Your Work Because They Don’t Fit Their Frames Of Reference Or Preconceptions

~ TFOASSTHAIOOAOIV-PS-BMB-ETWHTOT-N-R-O-SM ~ The Familiarity Of A Statement Seems To Have An Impact On Our Assessment Of Its Validity – Plausible Statements – Become More Believable – Every Time We Hear Them On The – News – Radio – Or – Social Media

~ D-A CIOE-TDOVOE-TFUTPA-WFOTDUWKWIIAPSOAPT ~ Disruption – A Change In Our Environment – That Disrupts Or Violates Our Expectations – That Forces Us To Pay Attention – We Focus On The Disruption Until We Know Whether It Is A Pleasant Surprise Or A Potential Threat

~ S-S-A-S ~ Surprise – Simplicity – And – Significance

~ SATCWICTGPA ~ Simplicity Always Trumps Complexity When It Comes To Grabbing People’s Attention

~ KTS-YH-F-OF-S-TCSA ~ Keep Things Significant – You Have – Fifteen – Or Fewer – Seconds – To Capture Somebody’s Attention

~ YMVETCA-BNSCATAYA-IYKIMWISAMTYA-YDWR ~ You Must Violate Expectations To Capture Attention – But Not So Completely As To Alienate Your Audience – If You Keep In Mind What Is Significant And Meaningful To Your Audience – Your Disruption Will Resonate

~ W-S/S/S-ACT-TRISTNOCABAKI ~ When – Surprise / Simplicity / Significance – All Come Together – The Result Is Something That Not Only Captures Attention But Also Keeps It

~ S-S-SIC-IYIEO-YMSBLC ~ Surprise – Simplicity – Significance In Context – If You Ignore Even One – Your Message Simply Becomes Less Captivating

~ TRM-AA-IH-ACDSFAGASR ~ The Reward Mechanism – All Animals – Including Humans – Are Creatures Developed Specifically For Accomplishing Goals And Seeking Rewards

~ OBICTUTDCHTITAEPOBTOWBAS ~ Our Body Is Constantly Training Us To Develop Certain Habits That It Thinks Are Either Pleasurable Or Beneficial To Our Well-Being And Survival

~ TLPARI-TMPIB-SSWARIMEACATOAFR ~ The Less Predictable A Reward Is – The More Pleasurable It Becomes – Surprising Somebody With A Reward Is More Effective At Capturing Attention Than Offering A Fixed Reward

~ WABAGECBEMWWASTRRIFOU ~ We Are Bad At Grasping Esoteric Concepts But Easily Motivated When We Actually See The Reward Right In Front Of Us

~ BIVER ~ Balancing Intrinsic Vs Extrinsic Rewards

~ OOROTRAPAOOIWD ~ Our Over-Reliance On The Reputation And Perceived Authority Of Others Is Well Documented

~ WAWTFAPO-BOIWDFLWSA ~ We Are Willing To Fight Against Popular Opinion – But Only If We Don’t Feel Like We’re Standing Alone

~ TC-IAIBWIIDATOOTIACPT ~ The Crowd – Is At Its Best When It Is Decentralized And The Opinions Of The Individuals Are Collectively Put Together

~ BYR-TTKE:C/P/T-~ Building Your Reputation – The Three Key Elements: Consistency / Personality / Time

~ OQFA-PROTOTBRIAPMTCBHTCA ~ Our Quest For Acknowledgement – Providing Recognition Or The Opportunity To Be Recognized Is A Powerful Motivator That Can Be Harnessed To Capture Attention

BEN PARR ~ THE SEVEN CAPTIVATION TRIGGERS ~ CAPTIVOLOGY ~ 2015

~ A-USSCL-CSAS-TCA-BOARTCS ~ Automaticity – Using Specific Sensory Cues Like – Colors, Symbols And Sounds – To Capture Attention – Based On Automatic Reaction To Certain Stimuli

~ F-AT-O-CSVOTW-STPMATY ~ Framing – Adapting To – Or – Changing Somebody’s View Of The World – So They Pay More Attention To You

~ D-VPE-TCWTPAT ~ Disruption – Violating People’s Expectations – To Change What They Pay Attention To

~ R-LPMFIAER ~ Reward – Leveraging People’s Motivations For Intrinsic And Extrinsic Rewards

~ R-UTRO-E/A/TC-TITACA ~ Reputation – Using The Reputations Of – Experts / Authorities / The Crowd – To Instill Trust And Captivate Audiences

~ M-CMUA-TKAAIUTVE ~ Mystery – Creating Mystery, Uncertainty And Suspense – To Keep An Audience Intrigued Until The Very End

~ A-FADC-BPTTPATTWPTWVAU ~ Acknowledgement – Fostering A Deeper Connection – Because People Tend To Pay Attention To Those Who Provide Them With Validation And Understanding

DAVID FREEDMAN ~ WRONG ~ 2010

~ AE-R-C-A-S-CAPARITRWGTA ~ An Expert’s – Reputation – Credentials – And – Style – Can All Play A Role In The Reception We Give The Advice

~ WLATSS-WLFT-ABC-E-ES-GFIAD ~ We Love Advice That Seems Simple – We Look For The – ABCs – Essentials – Executive Summaries – Guides For Idiots And Dummies

~ CWSTLFIEA:CC/DF/U/U/P/DC/S/N/RF ~ Characteristics We Seem To Look For In Expert Advice: Clear-Cut / Doubt-Free / Universal / Upbeat / Actionable / Palatable / Dramatic Claims / Stories / Numbers / Retroactive Fixes

~ WHTBCCLIACW-SWWWEATAIQTBS? ~ We Happen To Be Complex Creatures Living In A Complex World – So Why Would We Expect Answers To Any Interesting Questions To Be Simple?

~ TGEO-G/TW/C/C-ILAM ~ The General Effectiveness Of – Groups / Team-Work / Collaboration / Consensus – Is Largely A Myth

~ C-FFBRW-TOTBALAGADASTPADOEWAHI-ATTBSOTWWTTT ~ Crowds – Far From Being Reliably Wise – Turn Out To Be At Least As Good At Discouraging And Suppressing The Production And Dissemination Of Excellent Work As Highlighting It – And Tend To Bring Some Of The Worst Work To The Top

~ TEOTGIET-A/LI-WPTROWEOAITI ~ The Effect Of The Group Is Essentially To – Amplify / Lock In – Whatever Proclivity Toward Rightness Or Wrongness Exists On Average In The Individuals

~ PIGTSNTTAHAIWOTO ~ People In Groups Tend Simply Not To Try As Hard As Individuals Working On Their Own

~ PIGSMOTTLTO-RTTOTO-NARITGADP-B-IG-TNTITT-OT-OD-OP-G-ISWETIIESMA ~ People In Groups Spend Most Of Their Time Listening To Others – Rather Than Thinking On Their Own – Not All Research Indicates That Groups Always Degrade Performance – But – In General – The Notion That Individuals Tend To – OutThink – OutDecide – OutPerform – Groups – Is So Well Established That It Isn’t Even Studied Much Anymore

~ OAMOIF-EHCCP-ARTVOTGAI ~ Once A Majority Opinion Is Formed – Even Highly Competent, Confident People – Are Reluctant To Voice Opinions That Go Against It

~ MF:S/P/FE/O-S-F-A/ITWTZ/NBNR ~ Management Fads: Simple / Prescriptive / Falsely Encouraging / One-Size-Fits-All / In Tune With The Zeitgeist / Novel But Not Radical

~ ANOCHUACIHIRBIRMAB-TLOOTHGF-BEHTG-IALO ~ Any Number Of Companies Held Up As Corporate Idols – Have In Retrospect Been Iffy Role Models At Best – The List Of Organizations That Have Gone From – Business-Expert Hero To Goat – Is A Long One

~ TCOLTEA:S/U/D/SBOASS(OMSOLCO)/IG/PBPOOTSTBFIA/GTPAFOOAPRFOC ~ Typical Characteristics Of Less Trustworthy Expert Advice: Simplistic / Universal / Definitive / Supported By Only A Single Study (Or Many Small Or Less Careful Ones) / It’s Groundbreaking / Pushed By People Or Organizations That Stand To Benefit From Its Acceptance / Geared Toward Preventing A Future Occurrence Of A Prominent Recent Failure Or Crisis

~ SCOMTEA:DTTOA/IANF/HOQS/CARE/PSCFTR/PP/I-C-B-C ~ Some Characteristics Of More Trustworthy Expert Advice: Doesn’t Trip The Other Alarms / It’ A Negative Finding / Heavy On Qualifying Statements / Candid About Refutational Evidence / Provides Some Context For The Research / Provides Perspective / Includes – Candid – Blunt – Comments

NOAH ST JOHN ~ THE SECRET CODE OF SUCCESS ~ 2009

~ TFSOTRW-TF-WDKWWRW-T-WRRBBGN-FLAF-WCOTEEACUS-TA-WKTAHTWBD ~ The Four Steps Of The Real World – The Fog – We Don’t Know What We Really Want – Treadmilling – We’re Really Really Busy But Getting Nowhere – Feel Like A Failure – We Compare Ourselves To Everyone Else And Come Up Short – Try Again – We Keep Trying And Hoping Things Will Be Different

~ SD-ADNSB-APOBMBAATOPAOS ~ Success Disorder – A Deeply Negative Self-Belief – A Pattern Of Behavior Marked By An Aversion To Or Pushing Away Of Success

~ TTT:EHP-NOHRIY ~ The Two Truths: Everyone Has Potential – No One Has Reached It Yet

~ TTCOSAOHAC-E-E!-TTWANAS ~ The True Causes Of Success Are Often Hidden And Counterintuitive – Even – Especially! – To Those Who Are Naturals At Success

~ TIITPOAASFTATQ ~ Thought Itself Is The Process Of Asking And Searching For The Answers To Questions

~ DYHBYOA-ODYDT?-MOUDOOA-BWTTCOOSAOMDBTIT- APISAQTHBAY-RTMASYDB-WNAAQTCTYL? ~ Do You Honestly Believe Your Own Affirmations – Or Do You Doubt Them? – Most Of Us Doubt Our Own Affirmations – Because We’re Trying To Convince Ourselves Of Something And Our Minds Don’t Believe That It’s True – A Problem Is Simply A Question That Hasn’t Been Answered Yet – Rather Than Making A Statement You Don’t Believe – Why Not Ask A Question That Can Transform Your Life?

~ YACTROYLATVMITW-BTSYSTYAO-ABTQYAYAO ~ You Are Creating The Reality Of Your Life At This Very Moment In Two Ways – By The Statements You Say To Yourself And Others – And – By The Questions You Ask Yourself And Others

~ EQ=TRQ ~ Empowering Questions = The Right Questions

~ TFSTCATCCYL-AYWYW—FAQAATWYWIAT-GYTTQ-TNABOYNAAL ~ The Four Steps To Create Affirmations That Can Change Your Life – Ask Yourself What You Want – Form A Question That Assumes That What You Want Is Already True – Give Yourself To The Question – Take New Actions Based On Your New Assumptions About Life

~ BIYI-TL-NTF-S-ITEOS-TFSISBIY-TSSIYBISE-TFSIYBIY ~ Believing In Yourself Is – The Last – Not The First – Stage – In The Evolution Of Success – The First Stage Is Someone Believes In You – The Second Stage Is You Believe In Someone Else – The Final Stage Is You Believe In You

~ TWNHATLOSWTLSAEOSWBITWTDEBIT ~ They Would Not Have Achieved Their Level Of Success Without The Loving Support And Encouragement Of Someone Who Believed In Them When They Didn’t Even Believe In Themselves

~ A-LM-APWGYUS ~ A – Loving Mirror – A Person Who Gives You Unconditional Support

~ A-SH-S-WSYCAP-WHYTAHSAKYA ~ A – Safe Haven – Someone – Who Sees Your Capacity And Potential – Who Holds You To A Higher Standard And Keeps You Accountable

~ TFESOS:P/A/E/I/S ~ The Five Essential Systems Of Support: People / Activities / Environment / Introspection / Simplify

~ WTWWT-BR-I-E-WW ~ We Think We Want Things – But Really – It’s – EXPERIENCES – We Want

~ TTQTCEYP:WWILTDMO?-WWILTDLO? ~ The Two Questions That Can Explode Your Productivity: What Would I Love To Do More Of? – What Would I Love To Do Less Of?

~ D-D-D ~ Do – Delete – Delegate

~ WDLIT-IA-WLIT-IOA ~ We Don’t Live In The – Information Age – We Live In The – Information Overload Age

~ I-WWHTMCIL-OSLGU-BNWHTASOHTM-T-‘R’-C!~ Ironically – When We Have Too Many Choices In Life – Our Stress Level Goes Up – Because Now We Have The Added Stress Of Having To Make – The – “right” – Choice!

~ AGFZ-ATAPWYGYPTSSG-TAB-TGITYWDCFYA-TRTEOIO-TRWYAS ~ A Goal-Free Zone – A Time And Place Where You Give Yourself Permission To Stop Setting Goals – To Avoid Burnout – To Get It That Your Worth Doesn’t Come From Your Achievements – To Reduce The Effects Of Information Overload – To Reconnect With Your Authentic Self

~ AYGRY? ~ Are Your Goals Really Yours?

~ WAYTT-P-P-O-P?~ Who Are You Trying To – Protect – Punish – Or – Please?

~ TTSTS:FSTIPL/TEAI/R ~ The Three Steps To Success: Find Something That Improves People’s Lives / Tell Everyone About It / Repeat

GEOFFREY NUNBERG ~ ASCENT OF THE A-WORD ~ 2012

~ IYHTBAFA-TIAGATBBI ~ If You Have To Be A Flaming Asshole – This Is A Good Age To Be Born In

~ RHABAFOTW-TBDITNWCAI-YCMTPAB-T ~ Rudeness Has Always Been A Feature Of The Workplace – The Big Difference Is That Now We’re Concerned About It – You Could Make That Point About Bullying – Too

~ TIA-AOA-OALTANMOTWTETTUTBBWTWBOD-BIFTCIA-AOA-OTHCAHONOFALAANWOPA-PASAIPL ~ This Isn’t An – Age Of Assholes – Or At Least There Are Nor More Of Them Walking The Earth Than There Used To Be Back When They Went By Other Designations – But It’s Fair To Call It An – Age Of Assholism – One That Has Created A Host Of New Occasions For Acting Like Assholes And New Ways Of Performing Assholism – Particularly Among Strangers And In Public Life

~ TGAOS-TO-AAA-ISP-O-IRL-ITYHPTBAAY-TOSCOBRAH-NRW ~ The Great Advantage Of Seeing – The Other – As An Asshole – In Symbolic Politics – Or – In Real Life – Is That You Have Permission To Be An Asshole Yourself – The Other Side Can Only Be Ridiculed And Humiliated – Not Reasoned With

~ ‘MIP’-CSPWAADO-PA-TIDIIA ~ “Making It Personal” – Could Stand Pretty Well As A Definition Of – Political Assholism – Turning Ideological Differences Into Intimate Antipathies

~ TNSAFDC ~ There’s No Single Algorithm For Defining Incivility

~ WWS-CYDIAFHPD? ~ Whatever Was Said – Can You Defend It As Furthering Healthy Political Discussion?

GEOFFREY NUNBERG ~ THE YEARS OF TALKING DANGEROUSLY ~ 2009

~ TGF ~ The Great Forgetting

~ LBB ~ Lexical Bling Bling

~ U-ICAWOE ~ Um – Is Clearly A Word Of English

~ TNCWM-TDOALWOON ~ There’s No Choice We Make – That Doesn’t Open A Little Window On Our Nature

~ TESTPFATLPOBCOHTPS ~ The Evidence Suggests That Providing Free Access To Large Portions Of Books Can Often Help Their Print Sales

~ ANOIQSYTWBATPDRFALTLOAPB ~ And No One Is Quite Sure Yet That We’ll Be Able To Preserve Digital Records For Anything Like The Lifetime Of A Paper Book

~ IL-ACWTHC ~ Information Literacy – A Catchphrase Whose Time Has Come

~ YWV?-WGYV ~ You Want Values? – We’ll Give You Values

~ PS-‘IDBIL’-B-NES-‘IDBIN’ ~ People Say – “I Don’t Believe In Labels” – But – Nobody Ever Says – “I Don’t Believe In Names”

~ RTT-ME-ONRTT-B-A-C-E-B-40-1 ~ References To The – Media Elite – Out-Number References To The – Business – And – Corporate – Elite – By – 40 to 1

~ E-ATWLOIOMW-TIOIP-A-AUSOE ~ Elite – All That Was Left Of Its Original Meanings Was – The Implication Of Insufferable Pretension – And – An Unwarranted Sense Of Entitlement

~ ATOYOSIAND-TELSDHAW-FSWSALOBTFHF ~ After A Thousand Years Of Social Inequality And Natural Disasters – The English Language Still Doesn’t Have A Word – For Someone Who Steals A Loaf Of Bread To Feed His Family

~ TLBCTDM-NAAMOAW-BAPOHGTAAI-TM-TA-IMAWOKS ~ Today’s Leaner Billionaires Claim To Desire Money – Not As A Means Of Avoiding Work – But As Proof Of How Good They Are At It – The Money – They Avow – Is Merely A Way Of Keeping Score

~ ITO-TF-HBTF-ABBASHG-WHSPTOOTA ~ It Turns Out That – The Figures – Had Been Taken From – A Book By A Self-Help Guru – Who Had Simply Pulled Them Out Of The Air

~ TUOH ~ The Uses Of Hypocrisy

~ IF-WPDSAT-WTHIMAA-TOTBPAMC ~ In Fact – When People Defend Something As Traditional – What They Have In Mind Almost Always – Turns Out To Be Purely A Modern Concoction

~ MABAW ~ May Already Be A Winner

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~ TINELTST-E-OEMP-ABFTP ~ There Is No Economic Law That Says That Everyone – Or Even Most People – Automatically Benefit From Technological Progress ~ Erik Brynjolfsson + Andrew McAfee ~ Race Against The Machine ~ 2012

~ DPA ~ Data Protection Authority

~ TU ~ Technological Unemployment

~ UBI ~ Universal Basic Income

~ TINIWR ~ There Is No Innovation Without Regulation ~ Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future ~ 2018

~ WSIW-SITB ~ Whenever Something Is Wrong – Something Is Too Big ~ Leopold Kohr ~ The Breakdown Of Nations ~ 1957

~ ATPHATAMOISIAGPOTHO ~ Assuring The Public Has Access To A Multiplicity Of Information Sources Is A Governmental Purpose Of The Highest Order ~ Anthony Kennedy ~ 1994

~ YMSRIF ~ Your Most Scarce Resource Is Focus ~ Jeff Walker ~ Launch ~ 2014

~ TRTBF ~ The Right To Be Forgotten ~ 13-05-2014

~ BCDNMYAC ~ Being Connected Does Not Mean You Aren’t Clueless ~ Charles Sykes ~ 50 Rules Kids Won’t Learn In School ~ 2007

~ IIIVFDOWAAT-ISTTBALMR-SAPOASFAFS ~ If Information Is Visible For Days Or Weeks At A Time – It Soaks Into The Brain A Lot More Readily – Than Something That Appears On A Screen For A Few Seconds ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ TCGWIWAD ~ The Crowd Gets What It Wants And Deserves ~ Franklin Foer ~ World Without Mind ~ 2017

~ WBTIO-A-CEMI-TIICTHA-CSE-TIT-A-ITAR ~ We Believe The Issue Of Advertising Causes Enough Mixed Incentives That It Is Crucial To Have A Competitive Search Engine That Is Transparent And In The Academic Realm ~ Larry Page + Sergey Brin ~ 1998

~ IAES-TPCOWDIACIJ ~ In An Exact Sense The Present Crisis Of Western Democracy Is A Crisis In Journalism ~ Walter Lippmann ~ Liberty And The News ~ 1920

~ ELTS-RTS-ASTBCFTSE ~ Everything Looks The Same Reads The Same And Seems To Be Competing For The Same Eyeballs ~ Joshua Topolsky ~ 11-07-2015

~ MOOGSCATEOCC ~ Most Of Our Generation Scorned Computers As The Embodiment Of Centralized Control ~ Steward Brand ~ 01-03-1995

~ NILCTD ~ Nothing Is Less Cool Than Data ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ WCBATE-THTO ~ When Computers Become Available To Everybody – The Hackers Take Over ~ Steward Brand ~ 1972

~ WB ~ World Brain ~ Herbert Wells ~ 20-11-1936

~ WHGW? ~ What Has God Wrought? ~ Samuel Morse ~ [first telegram] ~ 1844

~ SC ~ Snackable Content ~ Chris Hughes

~ YWBWHN ~ You Won’t Believe What Happened Next

~ GIB ~ Gamification Is Bullshit ~ Ian Bogost ~ 2011

~ SLATII-BTOCATF-ANODBEPAUS-NMHL-NOWBATSTTSODGIS ~ So Long As There Is Interposed Between The Ordinary Citizen And The Facts A News Organization Determining By Entirely Private And Unexamined Standard – No Matter How Lofty – No One Will Be Able To Say That The Substance Of Democratic Government Is Secure ~ Walter Lippmann ~ Liberty And The News ~ 1920

~ UMDNWW-AWHS ~ Unfettered Markets Do Not Work Well – As We Have Seen ~ Joseph Stiglitz ~ The Price Of Inequality ~ 2012

~ OTEW ~ Orwell That Ends Well ~ Steve Patterson ~ The Debators ~ 31-03-2018

~ WICIRO-TCTAOIR-HAWOICAPOA ~ What Information Consumes Is Rather Obvious – It Consumes The Attention Of Its Recipients – Hence A Wealth Of Information Creates A Poverty Of Attention ~ Herbert Simon ~ 1971

~ SYODRWGYNIN ~ Seven Years Of Declining Revenue Will Give You New Ideas ~ Don Graham ~ 06-08-2013

~ PC ~ Personal Computer ~ Steward Brand ~ II Cybernetic Frontiers ~ 1974

~ ODLWTTCFWITPATEO-’MLCSSAFTTM’ ~ One Day Ladies Will Take Their Computers For Walks In The Park And Tell Each Other “my Little Computer Said Such A Funny Thing This Morning!” ~ Alan Turing ~ [Andrew Hodges ~ Alan Turing]

~ We Have – Perhaps For The First Time Ever – Built Machines We Do Not Understand ~ Jon Kleinberg + Sendhil Mullainathan ~ 2015

~ WCSLFM-WCATDWH ~ We Can Stop Looking For Models – We Can Analyze The Data Without Hypotheses ~ Chris Anderson ~ 23-06-2008

~ GTOEAD-DMOTU-OESETA ~ Gets Thousands Of E-Mails A Day – Deletes Most Of Them Unseen – Opens Every Single Envelope That Arrives ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ SIETW ~ Software Is Eating The World ~ Marc Anderson ~ 20-08-2011

~ MF&BT ~ Move Fast And Break Things ~ Mark Zuckerberg ~ 01-02-2012

~ MINTGOM-IBWETFDTBWWTADBAP ~ Money Is Not The Greatest Of Motivators – It’s Been Well Established That Folks Do Their Best Work When They Are Driven By A Passion ~ Linus Torvalds ~ Just For Fun ~ 2001

~ TGECWYTD ~ The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself To Death ~ Jia Tolentino ~ 22-03-2017

~ RRTA ~ Rhythms Rather Than Algorithms

~ CNC ~ Community Not Commodity

~ CNE ~ Curated Not Encoded

~ MSGP-1MT-A-AIGW-$16.89 ~ My Song Got Played – 1 Million Times – And – All I Got Was – $16.89 ~ David Lowery ~ 24-06-2013

~ AGPOCL-IHTCTPOEIWITHEOTASAT ~ A Great Problem Of Contemporary Life – Is How To Control The Power Of Economic Interests Which Ignore The Harmful Effects Of Their Applied Science And Technology ~ Ralph Nader ~ Unsafe At Any Speed ~ 1965

~ HHTA-BS ~ Hyper-Hostile To Ad-Blocking Software ~ Mark Thompson ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ NITTTCADW-BBVITCI ~ Now Is The Time To Create A Decentralized Web – By Building Values Into The Code Itself ~ Brewster Kahle ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ GNOCDG-IHT ~ Government Not Only Can Do Good – It Has To ~ Viral Shah

~ TMBGIITFTNTP ~ There May Be Great Information In The Fact That Nothing Took Place ~ Nassim Taleb ~ Fooled By Randomness ~ 2001

~ IATDBTALITPOF-WTP-SDF ~ Indifference About The Distinction Between Truth And Lies Is The Precondition Of Fascism When Truth Perishes So Does Freedom ~ Simon Schama ~ 2017

~ P-P ~ Post-Privacy ~ Andreas Weigend ~ Data For The People ~ 2017

~ DI ~ Data Integrity ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ OGITMIITDBTWC ~ Our Goal Is To Make It Impossible To Do Bad Things Without Consequences ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ OOWPIM-TRIIDI-TRP-IWSSFWTD ~ Our Obsession With Privacy Is Misguided The Real Issue Is Data Integrity The Real Problem – Is When Somebody Starts Fiddling With The Data ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ TROTSIADS-ITGI ~ The Role Of The Sovereign In A Digital Society – Is To Guarantee Identity ~ Toomas Ilves ~ [Andrew Keen ~ How To Fix The Future] ~ 2017

~ VE-BEVY ~ Visit Estonia Before Estonia Visits You

~ YJITEYMA-IITDTKOTTCBD ~ Your Job Is To Exercise Your Moral Authority – It Is To Do The Kinds Of Things That Can’t Be Downloaded ~ Gavin Newsom ~ 2017

~ FNIKPM ~ Fake News Is Killing People’s Minds ~ Tom Cook ~ 2017

~ TCSMP ~ Technology Can’t Solve Moral Problems ~ Dove Siedman ~ How

~ DVH ~ Dataism Versus Humanism ~ Yuval Noah Harari ~ 26-06-2016

~ WCHASS-UYHAFPOTCE ~ We Can’t Have A Stable Society – Unless You Have A Fair Part Of The Community Employed ~ John Borthwick

~ TPBMOTIIBOMS ~ The Primary Business Model Of The Internet Is Built On Mass Surveillance ~ Bruce Schneier

~ WDHATP-WHASP ~ We Don’t Have A Technology Problem – We Have A Social Problem ~ Tim Berniers-Lee ~ 2016

~ ATSVGP-EEIFB ~ As The Silicon Valley Giants Prosper – Everyone Else Is Falling Behind ~ Rana Foroohar ~ 2017

~ YNWASCTGTW ~ You Never Want A Serious Crisis To Go To Waste ~ Rahm Emanuel ~ 21-11-2008

~ C-BAQM-IAO-FTLCTTMSGN-ACTCBH-WBH ~ Cybersecurity – By All Quantifiable Measures – Is An Oxymoron – From The Largest Corporations To The Most Sensitive Government Networks – Any Computer That Can Be Hacked – Will Be Hacked ~ David Sax ~ The Revenge Of Analog ~ 2016

~ TTO-TU-IR ~ The Threat Of – Technological Unemployment – Is Real ~ Erik Brynjolfsson + Andrew McAfee ~ Race Against The Machine ~ 2012

~ DAF ~ Directed Attention Fatigue