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Is Silicon Valley Leading Us Into The Robot Apocalypse? – Love Your Work, Episode 21 w/ Nir Eyal

April 14 2016 – 07:30am

Nir Eyal is the author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. So he is really manufacturing the drug of digital distraction. Fortunately, he’s also concerned about the implications, so he agreed to have a discussion with me about it on the podcast.

In this discussion, we cover our views on the potential effects of distraction. Is it making people less creative? Is it as addictive and harmful as smoking? Do we have the agency to free ourselves from technology? And, of course, is it making us vulnerable to a potential robot apocalypse?

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