Artist Jenny Odell explains why place is the antidote to the attention economy [verge]

i award myself two custom badges for this. one is Unread Linker, because i only got as far as the first 1.5 sentences and then my brain screamed and i stopped:

“I think it’s significant that I haven’t left the Bay Area,” says writer and artist Jenny Odell, who grew up in Cupertino and now lives in Oakland. Odell, who also teaches at Stanford University,

HAHAHAHA /wrists

i’m linking it here anyway

the second custom badge is one i’m making up right now: i’m leaving the marketing url params in there so you can all see that i clicked on it via twitter and so anyone that clicks the link has to manually remove the params if they don’t want to count as me-sort-of :shamrock:

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