Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: opinion

11 bookmarks tagged “opinion

Disrespectful Design—Users aren’t stupid or lazy – Somehow Manage

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It's a common narrative in tech to design products with the assumption that users are stupid and lazy. I think that is both disrespectful and wrong. The idea is rooted in a lot of research around product usability, but it has been bastardized. Thing of it as a perversion of the Don't Make Me Think…

Against “sensible” politics | Prospect Magazine

prospectmagazine.co.uk/politics/against-sensible-politics-independent-group-centrist-charlotte-riley
In spite of the fact most people think their own politics are "sensible," appeals to common sense are mostly about preserving the status quo—however broken it is

Adactio: Journal—Hope

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That’s my fear. Only time will tell whether the closed or open forces will win the battle for the soul of the internet. But if we believe that centralised, proprietary, capitalistic forces are inherently unstoppable, then our belief will help make them so.