"Surveillance capitalists' interests have shifted from using automated machine processes to know about your behavior to ... shape your behavior according to their interests." The whole Pokémon Go thing passed me by, but now I discover in that it was a gross experiment in herding hapless players to Starbucks and pizzerias.

They've always wanted you to "click this ad", but "sleepwalk into this shop" is some next level behavior modification.

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