Steve Didn’t Invent Surveillance Capitalism

 

But he did lay it’s foundation.

Jobs Never Wanted Us to Use Our iPhones Like This

Opinion | Steve Jobs Never Wanted Us to Use Our iPhones Like This

The devices have become our constant companions. This was not the plan. By Cal Newport Mr. Newport is a computer scientist and author. Smartphones are our constant companions. For many of us, their glowing screens are a ubiquitous presence, drawing us in with endless diversions, like the warm ping of social approval delivered in the forms of likes and retweets, and the algorithmically amplified outrage of the latest “breaking” news or controversy.

Surveillance Capitalism: