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What a writer, an engineer and a bomber have in common, and why we can’t rely on science

What a writer, an engineer and a bomber have in common, and why we can’t rely on science

Philosophers of the past century cautioned on the risk of surveillance, data ownership and information curation that the internet would bring. But none of them foresaw that the apps and devices of our time would also be designed to addictive.

Whilst the jury is out on how much dopamine it takes to change our brains, I argue that technology is evolving too quickly for us to rely on ‘objective science’ to give us the answer. To find phone/life balance, we can do only one thing - look around.