July 27, 2015

Reclaiming the city

The-world-beyond-your-headAdvertising is everywhere. Its reach becomes ever more pervasive, to the point where unexpected surfaces like lunch trays and hotel key cards are being monetised. In The World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction, Matthew Crawford proposes the idea of an ‘attentional commons’ – public spaces that are left free from the intrusion of advertising, where our attention is ours to direct.

Matthew joined us in the studio to discuss his ideas further.

 

 

The-world-beyond-your-headInterview with Matthew Crawford, author of The World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction.

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