Tristan Harris: Do Our Devices Control More Than We Think? When Tristan Harris worked in Silicon Valley, his job was to direct users online to a particular website or service. Now, he speaks out against tech companies who manipulate their users' attention.
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Tristan Harris: Do Our Devices Control More Than We Think?

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Tristan Harris: Do Our Devices Control More Than We Think?

Tristan Harris: Do Our Devices Control More Than We Think?

Tristan Harris: Do Our Devices Control More Than We Think?

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Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Manipulation.

About Tristan Harris's TED Talk

When Tristan Harris worked in Silicon Valley, his job was to direct users online to a particular website or service. Now, he speaks out against tech companies who manipulate their users' attention.

About Tristan Harris

Tristan Harris co-founded the organization Time Well Spent, which aims to spark a conversation about the kind of future we want from the tech industry. Previously, he worked for Google as a design ethicist, and was CEO and co-founder of Apture, a tech company later acquired by Google.