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In ‘Digital Minimalism’ Cal Newport talks about how Instagram, Facebook and all the social media app giants hired engineers who helped Vegas casinos to have more addictive slot machines. This app, this thing you’re scrolling through right now, is meant to keep you hooked, along with countless other apps and phone features. There’s nothing wrong with having these things, but awareness of their power to grab your attention and keep it is key. Being present for yourself and for others has never been harder and therefore has never been more necessary.