Achieving “good sleep” is becoming a new source of stress, which has been termed “orthosomnia”.
Advertising, once a creative industry, is now a data-driven business reliant on algorithms. The implications are deeply sinister – not only for the consumer but for democracy itself.
Ian Leslie discovers how the two companies show Silicon Valley’s split personality.
By using ever more machines we lose not only physical skills, but cognitive faculties.
The internet is an answer machine, it doesn’t help us ask better questions. It feeds the illusion that we already know everything we need to know to be well-informed.