The idea, say the people at Spire, is that people need a machine to be mindful, so that people don’t have to go through the work of learning self-control.
It’s widely acknowledged that human beings are bad for the planet. We degrade natural habitats. We pollute. We change the climate. The fewer human beings around, the better it will be for the biosphere. But, how can we accomplish population reduction in a humane manner?
Hey, Apple geniuses: Technology that brings users a lively feeling in their stomach may not be what they are hoping for in their smartphones.