How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day | Tristan Harris
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. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays, they’re all competing for one thing: your attention. Harris shares how these companies 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.
Tristan Harris co-hosts “Your Undivided Attention”, a podcast from the TED Audio Collective that explores the incredible power that technology has over our lives — and how we can use it to catalyze a humane future. Subscribe to the TED Audio Collective at https://youtube.com/tedaudiocollective
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