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How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist — Medium

The more choices technology gives us in nearly every domain of our lives (information, events, places to go, friends, dating, jobs) — the more we assume that our phone is always the most empowering and useful menu to pick from. Is it?

The “most empowering” menu is different than the menu that has the most choicesBut when we blindly surrender to the menus we’re given, it’s easy to lose track of the difference: