[ExI] shortening attention spans
bbenzai at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 13 19:57:47 UTC 2011
Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> observed:
> Quick summary: it is not our attention spans that are
> getting shorter,
> it is the opportunity costs of wasting time on boring stuff
> that are
> getting larger.
Very good point, Anders. And very encouraging, imo. It suggests there's at least some hope that us poor humans may be able to keep up with the accelerating pace of change, and be able to keep adopting adaptive strategies to Time to watch the latest news on Japan!
Oh look, a squirrel!
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