‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia | Technology | The Guardian

It’s this that explains how the pull-to-refresh mechanism, whereby users swipe down, pause and wait to see what content appears, rapidly became one of the most addictive and ubiquitous design features in modern technology. “Each time you’re swiping down, it’s like a slot machine,” Harris says. “You don’t know what’s coming next. Sometimes it’s a… Continue reading ‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia | Technology | The Guardian

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