Attention

Poster: What is the value of attention? (Some rights reserved) Attention = Focusing consciousness and taking notice Also see: partial attention, conscious Translating: How do we get others to pay attention to things in their personal blindspots?Spanish: ¿Cómo logramos que los demás presten atención a las cosas en sus puntos ciegos personales? ReflectionsAnyone can pay …

Tree Blindness

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Tree Blindness = Ignorance of trees Translating: Tree BlindnessCeguera de los árboles = Ignorancia de los árboles Games in the Natural World Talk to neighbors about the trees and flowers in their yards, on the street you share, and in nearby city parks.  If you don’t know the names, you …

Distracted Driving

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Distracted Driving = any type of action that takes a driver’s attention away from the road Also see: Distraction, Hands-free, Partial Attention Embedded Tweets Beware of these folks as you ride today Ask your tech savvy children to help you avoid #DistractedDriving. Have them respond to calls & texts so …

Attention Links

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Links related to attention, presented in somewhat random fashion: QuotesAttention is the purest form of generosity– Simone Weil If you know what you’re doing, you can do what you want.– Moshe Feldenkrais Pay attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.– Susan Sontag …

Partial Attention

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Partial Attention = Behavior of continuously dividing one’s attention HeadlinesMIT Media Lab director has a good idea for “partial attention” meetings – Boing Boing WikipediaContinuous partial attention Planeta.com

Be Safe Out There!!

June 1 (1230pm Las Vegas, 230pm Minneapolis, 330pm NYC). Be safe out there!! And is there an app for that? Don’t not travel — the whole world is not a red zone. In today’s world, be attentive and informed when traveling. Our hangout shared tips on the smart use of your smartphone when visiting unfamiliar places. …