Ron McElfresh on how we are being manipulated by unseen forces (now more easily seen, of course).
One benefit of Russia’s influence on the 2016 election is heightened public awareness of how much we are influenced by technology and media.
Look at the packaging for any of Apple’s products. Each package smacks of quality. Look at the design. For some, visual design is meaningless. For others, design may indicate a finely crafted product worthy of a higher price tag. Think iPhone X vs. Jitterbug Smart.
I’m beginning to feel like prey.
Basically, we are being tracked and manipulated in many unseen ways; some visible, yes, but in other ways which tap into our psyche in ways we may not understand but marketers, politicians, and others understand very well.