Tristan Harris

14 Tristan Harris Recommended Books

Tristan Harris is a former Google Design Ethicist and the founder of the Center for Humane Technology. He is a leader in the movement to align technology with humanity's best interests. He has been featured in many major publications such as The Atlantic, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He is a thought leader in the ethical design of digital products, and works to create a more mindful and humane relationship with technology.

14 Books recommended by Tristan Harris

Brave New World

Brave New World

Author :Aldous Huxley

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"Slightly older and less well known [than 1984] but equally chilling vision." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Wherever You Go, There You Are

Wherever You Go, There You Are

Mindfulness Meditation In Everyday Life

Author :Jon Kabat-Zinn

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"The point is that you will repeat our same mental habits everywhere we go." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Finite and Infinite Games

Finite and Infinite Games

Author :James Carse

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"About life and how to [...] navigate in a more improvisational way." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Metaphors We Live By

Metaphors We Live By

Author :George Lakoff

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"Talked about the power of grounding metaphor." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Winners Take All

Winners Take All

The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Author :Anand Giridharadas

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"We keep looking for these win-win solutions but sometimes we have to lose a little bit so that everybody wins. And that’s not a good message for capitalists because that’s not how we like to roll." - Tristan Harris [Source]

The Attention Merchants

The Attention Merchants

The Epic Struggle to Get Inside Our Heads

Author :Tim Wu

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"Must read." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Words That Work

Words That Work

It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear

Author :Frank Luntz

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Tristan Harris mentioned this book on "The Tim Ferriss Show" podcast. [Source]

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

Author :Neil Postman

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"Written in 1982. It literally predicts everything that's going on now." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Don't Shoot the Dog!

Don't Shoot the Dog!

The New Art of Teaching and Training

Author :Karen Pryor

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"Amazing book." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Bury the Chains

Bury the Chains

Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

Author :Adam Hochschild

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"A great book [...] about the British abolition of slavery." - Tristan Harris [Source]

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing

Violate Them at Your Own Risk

Author :Al Ries

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"Was a profound book for me." - Tristan Harris [Source]

Technopoly

Technopoly

The Surrender of Culture to Technology

Author :Neil Postman

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"I highly recommend." - Tristan Harris [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What are books recommended by Tristan Harris?

Tristan Harris recommends books such as "Change Blindness" by Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris, "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products" by Nir Eyal, and "The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload" by Daniel Levitin.

The books recommended by Tristan Harris focus on topics such as attention, perception, decision making, habit formation, and information processing.

Tristan Harris is a design thinker and thought leader in the fields of attention, information technology, and user experience design, so the books he recommends provide insight into the topics he is passionate about.

Most of the books recommended by Tristan Harris are intended for an audience aged 16 and up.