I Agree’ – the biggest lie on the internet? | All Hail The Algorithm — Al Jazeera Video

There’s a huge group of people at work behind our screens. They’re called behaviour architects, persuasive designers or user-experience specialists and the power they have is massive.

That urge to keep swiping through your twitter feed? That’s design. The way we all click ‘I Agree’ to the terms and conditions? That’s design. Swiping right or left on Tinder? Well, that’s design too.

We live in an online world of someone else’s making and most of us never even give it a second thought. And actually, that’s design as well.

Join Ali Rae in this episode of ‘All Hail The Algorithm’ – a 5 part series exploring the impact of these invisible codes on our everyday lives.

In this episode Ali speaks with Woody Hartzog, author of ‘Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies; Aza Raskin, creator of infinite-scroll and co-founder of The Center for Humane Technology; Natasha Dow Schüll, cultural anthropologist and author of ‘Addiction by Design’.

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