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Stanford students asked Apple to develop “cell phones for the elderly”

In 2005, Apple founder Joe Bangzhu once encouraged his classmates at a famous speech at Stanford: “time is limited.” However, Joe may help the Lord will not think that after a decade, this sentence was Stanford classmates “live and learn to use” to “boycott” Apple’s products – they want to addicted to Apple’s mobile phone, iPad grab the time Come back and ask Apple to develop a “core mode of mode” that can only make calls, send and receive text messages, and take pictures …

Stanford University students protest at the Apple store door According to “Stanford Daily”
Stanford University student organizations “anti-electronic device addiction” campaign, Apple as the primary goal

According to the Insider Web site, a few days ago, led by computer science students, Stanford students are currently organizing a campaign called “Anti-Electronic Device Addiction (SSAAD)” and held at an Apple Store in Silicon Valley just over the weekend Parade protest. And in the protest, they made a very creative request, hoping Apple to develop a “core functional model”, open the model, the phone can only make calls, send text messages and take pictures.

Stanford University newspaper introduction, students believe Apple did not do enough to resist the growing mobile addiction. On the organization’s website, students explain in detail why they specifically target Apple devices as a primary goal to combat addiction.

“The iPhone is the threshold for many teens to engage with social software that makes them addictive, so it’s the most powerful control valve that helps teens out of the addiction to playing mobiles,” the site wrote. “And Apple’s business model does not need to be built on ‘Addiction’, unlike many software, the more people use, the more they earn … Even then, they do not do enough to assume the role of reducing adolescence The responsibility of addiction. ”

Students put forward more ways to avoid cell phone addiction, agreed by scientists

In the meantime, these students also give users ways to avoid phone addiction – turn off software pop-up windows, or simply turn your phone into a gray screen mode to “minimize the amount of cell phone irritation your dopamine secretion “. And this approach, also by many scientists, “praise” – According to the “Daily Mail” reported that Google former design ethic Tristan Harris said he was also a cell phone addict before, but the color of the iPhone mobile phone change Into the gray screen to quit this habit.

Turn the phone into a gray screen helps people quit cell phone addiction According to the “Daily Mail”

He said that many software will use bright colors as the main color of their app, allowing users to create a “want to use” subconscious. This situation is not uncommon, he had done a similar experiment in his own office: the candies from the glass jar into the opaque jar, the staff to eat candy significantly reduced the behavior, which replaced the phone into a gray Screen is a reason.