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"All this new iPhone stuff was announced. What makes people buy new tech? What makes them crave the upgrade hype?"

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In this episode, we try to formulate an algorithm for buying new tech. We try to figure out when it's worth upgrading our iPhones, and how to think about new purchases in terms of their contribution to our overall happiness. We come up with several new mental models for thinking about consumerism, and reference the concepts of measure, diminishing returns and hedonic adaptation.

Published on Sep 22, 2019 in Self-Improvement
US English


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