Social Media, Technology and the Modern Age: How Change was Replaced by a Designed Illusion

Gordon Moakes
Published in
5 min readJun 30, 2018

In the past, we may not have thought of design as the terrain on which the future of democracy would be decided. But that was before we entered into an age in which more and more of the designed objects and interactions we encounter became silently curated, positioned and politicised without our consent.