I don’t like too much the concept “Attention Economy”. I prefer focus my attention on grasping concepts such as Reputation Economy and Gift Economy. Nevertheless I loved the following definition from “The Real Nature of the Emerging Attention Economy” 2006 Etech by Michael H. Goldhaber (slides in PDF).
An Economy, Most Generallyâ€¦..
â€¢ is a massively multiplayer
â€¢ SINGLE-LEVEL game
â€¢ that involves some kind of passing of
â€¢ scarce entities
â€¢ between players
â€¢ so as to knit all players intricately together
So, don’t you think it is time we all level up together? Maybe not just one but two or three levels?