I came across this LinkedIn post by Patrick Neeman. As a designer who has worked in multiple contexts i can relate to it. I have worked at large organizations where the design team was in double digits to startups with 2 designers and solo designer. Having seen all the constraints be it business, politics, technology… Continue reading Hire for ability and skills while being cognizant of the contextual limitations.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-autopilot-germany/german-court-bans-tesla-ad-statements-related-to-autonomous-driving-idUSKCN24F1T5 So Tesla, has been banned at-least temporarily to not display It does not make a product more innovative, powerful or valuable than it really is. It does not attempt to manipulate the consumer with promises that cannot be kept. Dieter Rams Tesla with its lies and deceptive marketing has taken many lives. There are… Continue reading EU banned Tesla from using Auto Pilot in communication
The Email from Quora So as usual Quora does, i got an email, if i can answer “X” question because i answered “Y” related question, years ago. I clicked on it with the intention to unsubscribe. When i clicked on the link, i was auto-logged in. Hmm… that was smart and efficient. I don’t have… Continue reading Dark Pattern at Quora.com
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
A walk down the memory lane at Microsoft explaining how Widows 95 UX was designed. Worth a read. Designing Windows 95’s User Interface