“There is no escape: as the CEO of Gas Station TV puts it, ‘We like to say you’re tied to that screen with an 8-foot rubber hose for about five minutes.’ It is an invention that singlehandedly may have created a new case for the electric car.” Wired’sTim Wu on The Crisis of Attention Theft — Ads That Steal Your Time for Nothing in Return. (I manage to foil these attempts by never looking away from my phone…)