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100% agreed on the ethics note. Calling it 'dopamine' is also pretty remorseless. Interestingly, the creators of the like button and pull to refresh, and others, are pushing back against this 'attention economy': https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphon...



Paul (author on that piece) is wonderful!

Not so much remorseless, we were just shooting for contrarian and attention grabbing...And here we are....knee deep in front page of HN hate mail...


Calling negative comments hate mail speaks volumes about you.


You are building a Zynga-like company and writing vague comments instead of direct answers here. Why do you expect positive replies?


You are making the world a worse place.




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