Social media companies are hijacking our minds by exploiting psychological vulnerabilities to manipulate and control our time and attention. That may sound dramatic, but it’s exactly what former employees of these companies, like Facebook cofounder Sean Parker, are beginning to admit. Like fast-food companies that exploit our human cravings for fat and salt, social media
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What could be more exciting than searching for lost treasure? You might think that the concept is antiquated and has no place in today’s modern world, but you would be wrong. There are plenty of hidden treasures still out there, waiting to reveal their secrets to intrepid explorers. Indeed, the practice is very much alive
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Energy winds up the world of work and makes money move. New concepts, renewable projects, and heavy investment are promising a bright future to power the world’s electrical and transport needs. But not everything works as promised or hoped. Let’s look at some of the not-so-successful ideas of the past that might make us thankful
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