Category Archives: attention

Writing Post-Gutenberg Narratives for the Web

Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox is geared to web usability for business intra-nets and e-commerce. It isn’t the final word on usability, but I’ve long appreciated his advocacy of web accessibility for computer users with disabilities. Nielsen’s latest column raises some provocative … Continue reading






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Fishing In The Fickle Seas Of Attention

Once as a child I caught more fish in a day than I have for the whole of the rest of my life. All I had was a cane pole, a bobber, and a tin can full of night crawlers. … Continue reading






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Playing By Ear: Pearls Before Breakfast

It’s the flaneur’s dilemma. Do you linger on the street to savor the scene? Do you rush on like an automaton so you won’t be late for work? You aren’t alone. As Henry Thoreau said, “The mass of men lead … Continue reading






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