“Ars Technica ran a little experiment in 2011. When they posted Guns at home more likely to be used stupidly than in self defense, embedded in the last sentence of the seventh paragraph of the article was this text: “If you have read this far, please mention Bananas in your comment below. We’re pretty sure 90% of the respondents to this story won’t even read it first.” The first person to do this is on page 3 of the resulting discussion. ” Jeff Atwood
Jeff’s article ‘Because Reading is fundamental’ explores how our lack of stillness online impacts how we interact with others. Today, take time to read his article and reflect on your reading habits online. Would you mention Bananas in your comment? Are you sure?