The manipulative tricks tech companies use to capture your attention – Ted Talk

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  • A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris
  • He’s was a design ethicist at Google – where he focused on how to get people to do what you want them to do and to keep doing one specific thing – give them more of your time and attention
  • Harris shares how these companies, Facebook, Snapchat, etc prey on our psychology for their own profit and calls for a design renaissance in which our tech instead encourages us to live out the timeline we want.

 

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The manipulative tricks tech companies use to capture your attention - Ted Talk