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The attention merchants: from the daily newspaper to social media, how our time ans attention is harvested and sold by Tim Wu

Overview: “From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch and who coined the phrase “net neutrality”–a revelatory look at the rise of “attention harvesting,” and its transformative effect on our society and our selves. Attention merchant: an industrial-scale harvester of human attention. A firm whose business model is the mass capture of attention …
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