Tim Wu: "The Attention Merchants" | Talks at Google

source: Talks at Google    2016年12月13日
Tim is an author, policy advocate, and professor at Columbia University, best known for coining the term "net neutrality." In 2006, Scientific American named him one of 50 leaders in science and technology; in 2007, 01238 magazine listed him as one of Harvard's 100 most influential graduates; in 2013, National Law Journal included him in "America's 100 Most Influential Lawyers"; and in 2014 and 2015, he was named to the "Politico 50." He formerly wrote for Slate, where he won the Lowell Thomas Gold medal for Travel Journalism, and is a contributing writer for The New Yorker.
THE ATTENTION MERCHANTS provide a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves. It serves as an illuminating, urgent look at how businesses commodify our attention, and what we lose when we give it to them.
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