Hearing happens when we’re able to recognize a sound.
Listening happens when we put in the effort to understand what it means
The thought process that went into building these applications, Facebook being the first of them, … was all about: ‘How do we consume as much of your time and conscious attention as possible?‘
Sean Parker, ex President at Facebook
Facebook, the almost-monopolist in the attention economy.
He was quoted as saying, “I wasn’t paying attention because it’s a street that normally doesn’t have many people walking or riding bikes along it.”
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