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    Early Silicon Valley Employees Want You to Beware

    Look on their works and despair. Former tech insiders from Facebook, Google and Mozilla have launched a new nonprofit to raise awareness about technology addiction and the societal ills caused by the “digital attention crisis.” One co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, a former Google design ethicist, says humanity should understand it’s facing a “civilization-scale mind-control machine.” The group hopes Congress will fund research on the impact of manipulative design and constant scrolling on children’s health, as well as educating the public on social media’s risks.

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