By Xeni Jardin at 3:31 pm Tue, Sep 8, 2009
The Hierarchy Of Digital Distractions: levels of digital activity, visualized. (by David McCandless, via Scott Beale)
List of requirements (or at least, list of don’ts) for great memes:
1. Does not require a legend at the bottom to explain itself
2. Includes humor
3. Prints well on a standard, crappy work B&W laser printer
4. Consumes no more than 1/4 of a standard sheet of paper when printed
5. Does not use color gradients (see #3)
Otherwise, pretty spot on.
why isn’t reddit.com on there?!
Requires recursion: entry for ‘spots insta-meme on the Boing’.
So, are we talking Digital Distractions or Balanced Social Media Diet http://tinyurl.com/kwla7f? Great graphics, but all this should do/should not do pyramid business is leaving me feeling conned/fused.
Missing TV Tropes ruins this.
Phew. Good thing I bought an Instinct.
Along the same lines, here’s a chart of boredom vs the reading of webcomics: http://www.notquitewrong.com/rosscottinc/2009/08/19/the-system-264/
It’s true. I should be working right now, and instead I’m about to make fun of people who use iPhones.
To me it just looks like an ad for I-Phone desperately trying to go viral.
no mention of online videogames?
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