Is Some Tech Too Addictive?
Nir Eyal
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I’d say I share a moderate addiction to video games, and can find myself in a similar state, spending an hour or more when I want to limit myself to half an hour. Because of your talks I’ve realised the mechanics behind this, and I’ve now used video game mechanics to hack my own habits, effectively rewarding myself for achieving goals in the real world, instead of in video games.

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