Episode 7.09 Frictioneers

Can adding a little friction back to user interfaces save us?

Tagged: design, ethics, technology

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Can adding a little friction back to user interfaces save us?

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We talk about the currently-trendy concept of (design) friction and how it is necessary but not sufficient for right action on the Internet.

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