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HR Books Review – Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

I bought a copy of Adam Alter's book Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked from a library sale and quickly fell into an obsessed trance. Although I suspected as much, this book confirmed my worst fears: I'm addicted to my phone, and the tech companies planned it this way. Dammit. I liked to think I could quit my phone at any time. While I can, theoretically, Alter lays out a narrative where all aspects of our lives are intertwined with technology. It's hard to have a professional job -- or maintain relationships with...

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