How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist

Resource Author:  Tristan Harris
Resource Date:  05/18/2016
Resource Name:  Medium.com
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I’m an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities. That’s why I spent the last three years as Google’s Design Ethicist caring about how to design things in a way that defends a billion people’s minds from getting hijacked. When using technology, we often focus optimistically on all the things it does for us. But I want you to show you where it might do the opposite.