Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas

Category: Computer Science
Author: Natasha Dow Schll
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by ahussain   2017-08-19
This is a fair position, but we shouldn't forget that companies have poured billions of dollars into making these "tools" as addictive as possible, because that's ultimately how they make their money. See [1] and [2] for more.

[1] - Addiction by Design (

[2] - Chomsky on Advertising (

by j_s   2017-08-19
The Classic "HOWTO" for software: Hooked by Nir Eyal (2009)

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