Good Design is Honest – Dieter Rams

An Example of Honest Cookie Consent Form

Just came across this user consent form. Asking for consent is so common these days but rarely do the companies make it honest.

This design by @UsabilityGeek is just right, even the defaults are set to off. To execute a good design, you need intent.  #design

UsabilityGeek.com’s Cookie Consent Form Design

The Complete Moral Bankruptcy of Manipulating Human Psychology To Turn Users Into Addicts

The “Morality Of Manipulation” Only Exists On A Spectrum From “Highly Immoral” to “Absolutely, Relentlessly Evil.”

An argument on the moral implications and the regulation in use of Psychology to manipulate users to have them complete / repeat a desired outcome.

https://hackernoon.com/the-complete-moral-bankruptcy-of-manipulating-human-psychology-to-turn-users-into-addicts-d09b98281ef?token=TCPWvHKaC6sQrLis

A look back at Y-Combinator

Today, i came across this Jessica Livingston Co-Founder and Partner at Y-Combinator. In brief it talks about the root of Y-Combinator

The part which i liked most is:

Keep working on something that a few people love. The press may ignore you, but users won’t, and that’s what matters. Laboring away in obscurity, as frightening as it feels at the time, is the way a lot of good things happen. Maybe the way most good things happen.