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Grant Potter

http://costoffreedom.cc/ a unique snapshot of its dreads and interrogations, and a tentative program for the reader to reflect on the future of freedom in our times.

Grant Potter

Hijack #1: If You Control the Menu, You Control the Choices
Hijack #2: Put a Slot Machine In a Billion Pockets
Hijack #3: Fear of Missing Something Important (FOMSI)
Hijack #4: Social Approval
Hijack #5: Social Reciprocity (Tit-for-tat)
Hijack #6: Bottomless bowls, Infinite Feeds, and Autoplay
Hijack #7: Instant Interruption vs. "Respectful" Delivery
Hijack #8: Bundling Your Reasons with Their Reasons
Hijack #9: Inconvenient Choices
Hijack #10: Forecasting Errors, "Foot in the Door" strategies
http://www.metafilter.com/159744/Where-does-technology-exploit-our-minds-weaknesses

Grant Potter

"product designers .. play your psychological vulnerabilities against you in the race to grab your attention." https://medium.com/@tristanharris/how-technology-hijacks-peoples-minds-from-a-magician-and-google-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3#.6nxybkei4

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

"a masterpiece of cassette tape horror" https://kittyhorrorshow.itch.io/anatomy attn: @bryanalexander

Grant Potter

Formats by Decade of Obsolescence | Museum Of Obsolete Media http://www.obsoletemedia.org/obsolescence-decade/

Grant Potter

http://msxnet.org/orwell/1984 “It was curious to think that the sky was the same for everybody, in Eurasia or Eastasia as well as here. And the people under the sky were also very much the same – everywhere, all over the world . . . people ignorant of one another’s existence, held apart by walls of hatred and lies, and yet almost exactly the same – people who . . . were storing up in their hearts and bellies and muscles the power that would one day overturn the world.”

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Grant Potter

Panopticlick provides browser information data collection & suggests tools to protect yourself against trackers https://www.eff.org/files/annual-report/2015/index.html#TechPanopticlick