Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Weekday Newsletter

Tag: Attention

Episode One Hundred and Twelve: Probationary Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Blog Unbundled; A World of Connected Objects

0.0 Station Ident I’m an hour out of getting back to Portland for the weekend before I inevitably end up going back down to the Bay Area on Monday. I miss my son dearly – he’s taken to walking around and putting things in other things, just the mere concept of walking around while carrying […]

Episode Ninety Seven: That Most Killer Of Deals; Need To Know

0.0 Station Ident I got a bunch of notes back about what I wrote the other day about my depression. I don’t really mind writing about it, and I think it’s a tragedy that more people don’t understand how someone can look fine on the outside but really not be on the inside. And in […]

Episode Eighty Eight: Smarts; The Real Internet

0.0 Station Ident I’m writing this again at about 20k feet on the way back home to Portland from San Francisco. It’s been a long, crazy week, one capped off with meetings that feel like they’ve been interesting and productive. So fingers crossed there. 1.0 Smarts I woke up this morning to the news – […]

Episode Twelve: Attention, Star Trek and Cars

1. Oh, Attention So Upworthy’s in the news for talking about a new ‘attention metric'[1] instead of pageviews/impressions/eyeballs/brain implants. Essentially, what it looks like they’re trying to do is capitalise upon the fact that people spend a lot of time on Upworthy’s site and that their content performs quite well. An engaged audience is, of […]