In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Tristan Harris about the arms race for human attention, the ethics of persuasion, the consequences of having an ad-based economy, the dynamics of regret, and other topics. You can support the Waking Up podcast at samharris.org/support.
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Chris Morris talks Paul Garner into dressing up like a nerd, and bothering a taxi.
The longtime Apple CEO had to be convinced that tech support could connect with customers.
If you came by the Vox office, you would find it oddly quiet. That’s not because we don’t like each other, or because we’re not social, or because we don’t have anything to say. It’s because almost all our communication happens silently, digitally, in Slack.
Slack is Stewart Butterfield’s creation, and it’s the fastest-growing piece on enterprise software in history. But here’s the kicker: he didn’t mean to create it, just like he didn’t mean to create Flickr before it. In both cases, Butterfield was trying to create a new kind of game: immersive, endless, and focused on experiences rather than victories.
The story of Butterfield’s pivots from the game to Flickr and Slack have become Silicon Valley lore. But in this conversation, we go deep into the part that’s always fascinated me: the game Butterfield wanted to create, the reasons he thinks gaming is so important, and the ways in which his philosophy background informs his current work. We also talk a lot about the nature of status, identity, and communication in online spaces, as Butterfield’s company is now revolutionizing all three.
This is a deep, interesting, and unusual conversation — we went places I didn’t expect, and I left thinking about topics I’d neve…
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Harry Brignull joins us to talk about “dark patterns”. Harry coined the phrase back in 2010 to describe the design patterns used on websites to deliberately trick us into doing something. We discuss some examples as well as the ethics behind implementing them and ask if “light patterns” exist. We talk about how dark patterns go beyond the web and into service design. Should we avoid using dark patterns in our designs? Well, we think yes – so in that case, how?
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MC20170128.mp3 [49.9 01:18:41 64kbps]A podcast about all things Macintosh. For Mac geeks, by Mac geeks. Episode 601. This week, a special “The Amigos” episode with David Sparks (MacSparky), Ken Ray (Mac OS Ken) and Victor Cajiao (3 Nerd Things). This time we discuss Apple’s Apple Music and media content strategy, how we think Apple did in 2016 and what we hope to see from Apple in 2017, and the future for Apple’s Siri technology in the next version of iOS. Plus we get a “Thing of the Moment” from each of the Amigos.
Things of the Moment
Dave – Trackr Bravo
Ken – Capto
Victor – OWC USB-C Docks
Adam – Setapp
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In the first episode of our new podcast, leadership mentor Michael Hyatt talks about resolutions, goals, and how to make 2017 your best year ever.
Put on your Kyber crystal necklace, don a stylish white cape, and keep the Force with you! It’s time to break down “Rogue One,” the first big-budget live-action non-saga “Star Wars” film. We discuss how the film juggles its many characters and settings, the issues with reviving past film elements through CGI, the splendor of Darth Vader’s bachelor pad (and the weirdness of his bathroom), the unexpectedly spectacular space battle, the vacation plans of the Empire’s records division, the film’s strange disconnection with its teaser trailer, and a whole lot more.
TMO Background Mode: Interview with Attorney & Mac Power Users Co-Host Katie Floyd - The Mac Observer
TMO’s Background Mode interview with attorney and podcaster Katie Floyd
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