Attention is the new gold

  • Heavily WIP Zettel, as this hypothesis is still pretty early in development but could be the core of my strategy and research going forward
  • I conclude that the attention of people will become/is one of the highest sought after resources in our economy.
  • Content Marketing: Putting things out for free just to get the attention of potential customers.
  • Recommender-Systems designed to keep you on their sites for as long as possible
  • Gamification and Notifications that are geared towards habit building
  • Winner takes all markets
  • A strict information diet can lead to a happier, more focused lifeA strict information diet can lead to a happier, more focused life

    I first stumbled across this idea in [[Book - The 4 Hour Work Week]]. Tim Ferris is incredibly selective with the media he consumes, not reading magazines, ignoring most non-fiction literature a...
  • Time Management is rarely the problem, it is attention management most of the time
  • Research all mobile notification sciences
  • There needs to be a mention of mindfulness meditation here
    • Book - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted WorldBook - Deep Work.. 3 Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

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      author: Cal Newport
      title: Deep Work: rules for focused success in a distracted world




      speaks about a form of meditation where we concentrate on a single cognitive task while taking a walk.
    • He focuses on structural thinking, where we avoid looping by building dependencies on variables that guide our thinking.