Your Most Prized Possession in the 21st Century
In a recent article, former Facebook President Sean Parker shockingly confirmed some of our worst fears about social media. I’ll have more to say about it next week, but for now, let this sink in:
“The thought process that went into building these applications, Facebook being the first of them, … was all about: ‘How do we consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible?’”
The currency of the 21st century is attention-span, and giving it away is never free. So let’s ask ourselves, this weekend: When I’m giving away my attention to social media, what am I giving up as well?
Peace begins with pause,