Boss Mode

“The proliferation of surveillance is due, at least in part, to the rising sophistication and declining cost of spy technology: Employers monitor workers because they can.” Your boss is spending a lot of time watching you. And you’re spending a lot of time evading that gaze. The Atlantic on The Employer Surveillance State.

+ “Gamification’s trapping of total fun masks that we have very little control over the games we are made to play – and hides the fact that these games are not games at all. Gamified systems are tools, not toys. They can teach complex topics, engage us with otherwise difficult problems. Or they can function as subtle systems of social control.” Aeon on the dangers associated with A Gamified Life.

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