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Attention Economy

Last updated April 18, 2022

# As a commodity

Attention as a commodity, it is increasingly competitive to compete for everyone’s attention

Attention is the main currency of production – what limits you from doing everything at once. Attention, then, is a common pool resource. It is non-excludable (anyone can bid for their attention) and rivalrous (limited attention).

More in Odell’s How to do Nothing, designing for slowness

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