Our 2020 Learner Intelligence Report is available to download now: https://emeraldworks.com/resources/research-and-reports/behavioral-research/learner-intelligence-report.
Gent referred to a paper from the UK Behavioural Insights Team describing learning content:
Team, B. I. (2014). EAST: Four simple ways to apply behavioural insights. Behavioural Insight Team, London. Online at: https://www.bi.team/publications/east-four-simple-ways-to-apply-behavioural-insights/
In What I Learned This Week, Owen shared some insight into LinkedIn's new (for them) 'story' feature: https://medium.com/@efeng/why-media-formats-like-snapchat-stories-and-tiktok-music-videos-become-hits-c6d2b9c79371
Ross shared the story of the QWERTY keyboard, based on 99% Invisible's podcast episode 'The Next Billion Users', online at: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/the-next-billion-users/
In reference to the above, Gent discussed the 'Library of Babel' project: https://futurism.com/meet-the-digital-library-of-babel-a-complete-combination-of-every-possible-combination-of-letters-ever
You can find the Library of Babel online at: https://libraryofbabel.info/
If you really want to do a deep dive, then Owen also discussed the 'infinite monkey theorem': https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinite_monkey_theorem