Nir Eyal: Addictive Tech, Killing Bad Habits & Apps for Life Hacking – #260
By: Dave Asprey
Why you should listen –
Nir Eyal comes on Bulletproof Radio today to discuss life hacking with apps, making addictive products, being addicted to technology and FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). Enjoy the show!
Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He is the author of the bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, which won the “Marketing Book of the Year” award from 800 CEO Read. In addition to blogging at NirAndFar.com, Nir’s writing frequently appears in TechCrunch, Inc, The Harvard Business Review, and Psychology Today.
Follow Along with Interactive Transcripts!
It’s easier than ever to find and share specific parts of the show with friends and family. Check out our new interactive technology by clicking through to the transcript page. Let us know what you think!
What You Will Hear
- 0:00 – Ting
- 1:58 – Cool fact of the day
- 3:22 – Welcome Nir Eyal
- 8:24 – Entertainment addiction
- 14:34 – Creating habit forming products
- 22:13 – Action and reward
- 28:17 – Self-control
- 34:50 – The investment phase
- 40:37 – Gaming
- 45:50 – FOMO
- 54:27 – Top 3 recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof!
- 59:38 – Bulletproof: The Cookbook
Questions for the podcast?
Leave your questions and responses in the comments section below. If you want your question to be featured on the next Q&A episode, submit it in the Podcast Question form! You can also ask your questions and engage with other listeners through The Bulletproof Forum, Twitter, and Facebook!