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Procrastination Economy The Big Business of Downtime

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ISBN-10: 1479844233

ISBN-13: 9781479844234

Edition: 2018

Authors: Ethan Tussey

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How mobile devices make our in-between moments valuable to media companies while also providing a sense of control and connection   In moments of downtime – waiting for a friend to arrive or commuting to work – we pull out our phones for a few minutes of distraction.  Just as television reoriented the way we think about living rooms, mobile devices have taken over the interstitial spaces of our everyday lives.  Ethan Tussey argues that these in-between moments have created a procrastination economy, an opportunity for entertainment companies to create products, apps, platforms, subscription services, micropayments, and interactive opportunities that can colonize our everyday lives.   But as…    
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 2/6/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Ethan Tussey is Assistant Professor of Communication at Georgia State University.nbsp; He is the Coordinating Editor of In Medias Res , and co-founder of the Atlanta Media Project.