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The Dark Side Of Digital Interfaces

  • Medium, Monday, May 23, 2016 11:49 AM
Tristan Harris, formerly Google’s Design Ethicist, considers how digital interfaces diminish people’s capacity to think for themselves, and other ways that technology is working against the common man. “By shaping the menus we pick from, technology hijacks the way we perceive our choices,” Harris writes. “But the closer we pay attention to the options we’re given, the more we’ll notice when they don’t actually align with our true needs.”

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