How Technology is Playing with our Emotions

In our last class discussion, we focused on the ethical implications of technology. This is one of the most important topics as both startups and corporations are racing to discover the next disruptive innovation. However, the side effects of this rapid innovation on our health are not discussed nearly enough. I wanted to focus this … Continue reading How Technology is Playing with our Emotions

Snapchat Yellow: Launching Creative Ideas

Snap Inc’s Need for Innovation Snap Inc. has been in desperate need of a fresh idea. The company has been struggling as popular social media apps continue to include Snapchat features on their platforms. Facebook and Instagram have both introduced facial-recognition filters and Stories, stealing market share from Snapchat users. When talking to my friends, … Continue reading Snapchat Yellow: Launching Creative Ideas

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

Summary Nir Eyal wrote “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products” based off his years of practical experience in Silicon Valley. As he witnessed hundreds of products either flop or succeed, Eyal decided to embark on a research journey to understand why people seemed to get attached to some products over others. Ultimately, he wanted to … Continue reading Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products