stevegattuso

I'm a programmer who enjoys learning/talking about cities 🌆, energy ⚡️, cooking 🍃, biking 🚲, traveling 🚞, and creating a more sustainable economy 🏴‍☠️. This website is an always-in-progress repository for documenting my latest ideas and projects.

↗ 'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

Really great article discussing the immense amount of power tech companies have amassed through smartphones and a fun ‘lil touch of psychological manipulation.

Yes, I understand that sentence sounds a bit hypobolic/conspiracy-theoryish, however I agree that tech’s power/abilities have been rapidly growing this decade and is now culminating in the political insanities (eg Brexit/Trump) we’re seeing now.