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brucegodin
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The Three Ways Smartphones Are Designed To Keep You Hooked - Digg

colinwalker
colinwalker

@brucegodin Setting your display to grey scale is a really interesting idea.

brucegodin
brucegodin

@colinwalker Definitely. Not sure I could live with it though. I found the idea that pull to refresh mimics slot machines really interesting considering I have mainly seen it as some brilliant, highly useful UI/UX that Loren Brichter created

colinwalker
colinwalker

@brucegodin Which he now says he regrets. I’ve written in the past about the slot machine comparison (and will do further) but it doesn’t stop there.

brucegodin
brucegodin

@colinwalker Interesting. Didn’t know that. It is certainly addictive

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dgold
dgold

@colinwalker I’ve had mine on grayscale since I first heard of the idea. It dramatically changes how I view devices.

jeremycherfas
jeremycherfas

@dgold That suggests that people with red-green or total colour blindness would naturally find their phones less addictive. I wonder whether anyone has looked.