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Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal

This book explains how different apps have been designed to be addictive. The more time we use them, the more personal information we give to be used for commercial purposes or to influence our political choices. "The tech industry needs a new ethical bar....

March 16th is World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of...

High on dopamine

Companies who most profit from this smartphone addiction such as Apple, Google, Facebook  will never mention internet addiction as a real social issue and nether will typical News or tech publications. Why do you think that is? The Attention...

Only one shade of Gray

The process for enabling grayscale differs for different models of Android phones, but it’s typically accessed via the “Accessibility” menu. In iOS 10, go to Settings > General > Accessibility >Display Accommodations >Color Filters. Switch Color Filters on and select...

We are all Pavlov's Dogs

Signs you might be experiencing problematic use of your phone include these: Interacting with the device keeps you up late or otherwise interferes with your sleep. It reduces the time you have to be with friends or family. It interferes with your ability to finish...