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Psychology User Experience

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

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Startups

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.

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Uncategorized

Improving the Design bit by bit

The goal, is to make incremental changes to improve the design of this blog. Changes will be listed below as executed and what were the improvements.

Lets get going.

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Bad UX User Experience

Twitter.com User Experience viewing images is difficult

You are browsing Twitter.com and see an interesting image.  So you just click on the image / media to view it larger. As you can see in the image, the size is 503 pixels by 510 pixels, above screen-shot was taken in Full Screen mode.

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User Experience

Coursera Usability Problems

How people, learn ?
They view videos, take notes, research and they don’t do all of this at one go. There are breaks and most prefer to do it offline, not bound by the progress of a browser window limiting and dictating your pace.