Here are some links to check out:
Persuasion, Adaptation, and the Arms Race for Your Attention
Los Angeles Review of Books:
The Great Attention Heist
Globe and Mail:
Your smartphone is making you stupid, antisocial and unhealthy. So why can’t you put it down?
How to Fix Facebook—Before It Fixes Us
Facebook Can’t Be Fixed.
Lost Context: How Did We End Up Here?
Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on What Friends and Family Share
- PR stunt or meaningful change?
Towards a Bra-free Instagram Experience
You Can’t Stay Here: The Efficacy of Reddit’s 2015 Ban Examined Through Hate Speech
- tl;dr: banning hate speech on Reddit actually reduced hate speech
I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how.
- a cautionary tale about relying on the trustworthiness of Node.js packages.
- fingerprinting text with control characters
- A handy list of mental models organized by category
Vox Media design team’s top 19 books to read this year
There’s a reason using a period in a text message makes you sound angry
- I do this. I have resting angry text syndrome. [via
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