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Your Happiness was Hacked (Hardcover)

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About The Book

We ve become a tribe of tech addicts, and it s not entirely our fault.Taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the human brain function, techcompanies entice us to overdose on technology interaction. This damagesour lives, work, families and friendships. Swipe-driven apps train us toevaluate people like products, diminishing our relationships. At work, weemail on an average of seventy-seven times a day, ruining our concentration.

At home, light from our screens contributes to epidemic sleep deprivation.

But we can reclaim our lives without dismissing technology. The authorsexplain how to avoid getting hooked on tech and how to define and controlthe roles that it plays and could play in our lives. This profound and timelybook turns personal observation into a handy guide to adapting to our newreality of omnipresent technology.

About The Author

Vivek Wadhwa is a distinguished fellow at Harvard Law School s Labor andWorklife Program, a professor at Carnegie Mellon s College of Engineering,and a globally syndicated columnist for the Washington Post.

Alex Salkever is a technology leader and author. He has been a chiefmarketing officer, a Businessweek editor, a visiting researcher at DukeUniversity, and a senior executive at leading technology companies. Hepens columns regularly for Fortune and consults for numerous technologycompanies.

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