Why You Can’t Stop Clicking
Here’s our latest video – and kind of an important one that we all need to understand and acknowledge in our own lives.
“It used to be the only way to be subjected to continuous observation and behavior modification was to either be in an experiment, or you could join a cult, or you could be in an abusive relationship… and often the people who are in these situations do not realize what’s happening to them.”
– Jaron Lanier, computer scientist at Microsoft Research; lead scientist for National Tele-Immersion Initiative @ Internet2 (as visiting scholar 1997-2001)
Nobody’s perfect, but if Silicon Valley is admitting that they are programming us, addicting us, and psychologically changing us as a society – then we’d better take notice and do what we can.