Microdocs are from the Short Attention Span Science notebook. The Microdocs are two to four minute videos that deal with an important issue, quickly. The Microdocs give the viewer a taste, and some talking points for the cocktail circuit.
Implications - In our current world, consumers demand real-time solutions and simply don't have the time to indulge or waste. This pattern is very telling of the large market of people that view their news on-the-go. Businesses can gain by providing products and services that give the people what they need like the news, only abbreviated.