Addictive apps

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The average Canadian teenager is on track to spend nearly a decade of their life staring at a smartphone, and that’s no accident, according to an industry insider who shared some time-sucking secrets of the app design trade.

CBC Marketplace travelled to Dopamine Labs, a startup in Venice, Calif., that uses artificial intelligence and neuroscience to help companies hook people with their apps… More here.

We all know that some apps are extremely addictive. They’re designed that way using AI and psychology. We probably figured this was true, but here’s confirmation.

Bob

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