THE TIME OF ATTENTION
Mike Caulfield, Director of Blended and Networked Learning at Washington State University Vancouver; Giuseppe Riva, Professor of Communication Psychology, Catholic University of Milan. Introduced by Martina Saltamacchia, Distinguished Associate Professor of Medieval History at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.
What do we mean when we talk about “attention economics”? And why do authentic human relationships seem even more crucial to us after two years of pandemic? Can we go back to being once again the leading actors of our own lives or at least start to be? What role does the conscious use of technology and social media play in this? What risks and opportunities lie ahead for a life that demands to be lived right now?