Nir Eyal ran a course at Stanford University teaching would-be tech-heads the dark arts of behavioural engineering. His first book, Hooked, became a bible for tech execs who wanted to create products that would keep us swiping and scrolling. Now he’s back with an antidote to tech addiction (but not an apology).
Sam Taylor-Johnson opens up about the film tackling addiction and the controversy surrounding a “memoir” built on lies.
As modern gambling moves away from traditional bookies, towards online casinos, fantasy sports and even gaming, children as young as 11 are ending up in debt. Is it finally time for a crackdown?
Crippling debt and constant hounding from loan sharks led to this former gambling addict living a double life.