Alphabet and Amazon are racing to a $6,555 share price, with both companies hitting record highs on Wednesday. . Alter says that technology is designed to be addictive and that the gratification it provides is similar to that of other addictive behaviors, such as drug abuse or gambling. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Ethereum has been backed by major firms including JPMorgan, Microsoft and Intel. Shorter than the attention of the average goldfish, which is nine seconds. Could smartphones and other screens be decreasing the human attention span?
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Calacanis says the move is less about selling books and more about building out the company's online retail ecosystem. Give it purpose -- fill it with books, DVDs, clothes, electronics and more. Author Adam Alter thinks so.
Tesla shares could surge past $555, if the company sticks to its own production and sales targets, says Baird analyst Ben Kallo. His new book, Irresistible, explores the consequences of living in an increasingly computerized world. My brain will look [in a scan] very much like the brain of someone who's addicted to heroin and is preparing the next hit, he says.
Alter links our diminished attention spans to the mainstream adoption of screens. During the act of playing the game. My brain will look very much like that person's brain will look as they're taking heroin, or the brain of someone who is addicted to gambling, as they sit in front of a slot machine and play the game. If I'm addicted to, say, World of Warcraft, the minute I start firing up the game.