Goofy images as idea data compression
Shorthand personal experience (rant) with the attention economy: How-to videos. Google search for instructions to do a very simple thing and most results are YouTube how-to videos, wherein I will have to watch some yahoo yammer at me for several minutes about how to do something that literally could be accomplished in ten seconds on a list with fewer words than this comment. To bring it around, I simply do not want to spend my attention on video unless the medium actually adds something that text would be unable to convey.
This is also why I quit going to find out what Scott Adams thinks. He ditched the written format in favor of video. Seems to me that video is more expensive and time consuming to produce, edit, and maintain, but there must be some reason it's preferred o the content creator side.
Please keep your HWFO in print.
Long ago it writing proposals, I learned that a graphic was better than words. Produced more winning proposals. But creating a good graphic required a LOT of thought, then a decent artist to take a bad sketch into reality. That demands skills few of us have.
Industry outlook for meme creators is good. It's not easy. How can we get there?
I've long thought that those music videos that flashed scene after scene were rewiring young brains. Am I wrong?
May want to repost. The bit around the gun bunny is... disjointed...