Tag: ethics

A Modest Privacy Protection Proposal

I’m feeling increasingly uncomfortable about privacy and ethics of tech companies (and people!).  Mostly posting this here as a reminder for myself to revisit shortly. It’s hard to retain much privacy in the information age — the internet has a nearly perfect limitless memory and we’re placing a ton of sensitive data onto it. After being swatted in

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Designing personal life around work

The idea that business is about making money or profit now feels stupid to me. As time has passed, I realise that of course we need to make money, but what I want more of is the ability to change people’s lives. I care little about making lots of money, I’m more interested in a

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Humane Design

It’s great to see a trend of humane design happening.  This is very much aligned with ethics too.  An area that I would like to study more, and one that I believe we apply at MoT. We now live in a world of technology pervasively vying for our attention. This is causing increased levels of

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Focusing on the right or wrong things?

I may have just added another book to my pile of to read/buy stuff! If the most fundamental definition of design is to solve problems, why are so many people devoting so much energy to solving problems that don’t really exist? How can we get more people to look beyond their own lived experience? In

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