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Tristan Harris spent three years as a Google Design Ethicist developing a framework for how technology should “ethically” steer the thoughts and actions of billions of people from screens. He left Google in 2016 and founded the Center for Humane Technology and the associated “Time Well Spent Movement“. In the essay at the following link he reveals the psychological manipulation built into smart-phones – and more importantly he shows how to move beyond the manipulation through understanding how it works.

Have you got a slot machine in your pocket? This is a very important read for all smart-phone users – highly recommended …

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