Tag: quantified control

From Addiction By Design pg 83-84 Seeking to engender this same compelling sense of efficacy, secondary “bonus games” on video slots invite gamblers to perform actions over which they seem to have control (but do not). Anchor Gaming’s 2000 game Strike It Rich, for instance, presented players with a bonus game in which the object […]

From The Modi Effect, by Lance Price, pg 246: To the horror of some officials, Modi even went so far as to introduce biometric clocking- in devices and a new online portal, attendance.gov.in, through which anybody could check on the timekeeping of civil servants. Some of the abuses exposed by the new regimen were astounding. […]