Megan Orpwood-Russell

Breaking free of our addictions to persuasive technology

The attention economy of online giants like Google, Facebook, and Netflix thrives by keeping internet users plugged into a constant feedback loop of gratification. Persuasive technology collects user data through social media engagements and content interaction, building information for delivering more tailored content and advertising. This technology maximizes user attention, which is great for the […]

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Fixing VR’s Accessibility Problem

When it comes to accessibility, virtual reality has huge potential. The immersive nature of VR enables all of us to see and experience things we may not be able to in real life, like climbing Mount Everest or touring the Oval Office. It gives us the power to shoot fireballs or fly like a bird, […]

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