How people's attention flows on the web
11 August 2014
I was starting to be haunted by a feeling that the world itself was so weird and so rich in cognitive dissonance, for me, that I had lost the capacity to measure just how weird it was.
A Gazan teen live-tweets being bombed by the IDF to tens of thousands of followers on Twitter.
A Russian soldier’s geotagged selfies place him inside Ukraine during a time of increasing instability.
A militant group using their social media followers to intimidate the population of a city on which they are advancing.
A team of civilians operating a 1970s NASA satellite out of an abandoned fast food diner.
The future is here and is being distributed whether we like it or not.