FYI-- Tristan Harris has a good podcast where he does a deeper dive into the topics discussed in The Social Dilemma. I recommend the first episode which identifies the myriad ways smartphones mimic slot machines and casinos.

https://www.humanetech.com/podcast

Understanding this attention economy and smartphone addiction issue (and the ~Billions of users it effects) is to be horrified. But on the bright side, this is also the root cause source of many other issues we face, now and in the future.

Clear-eyed awareness is a great first step.

Pattern recognition is the task of the Artist. This is the pattern recognition you’re looking for.

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