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cares about people + other radical lefty ideas — 💞 @thejengil — Directing UX @Collibra — 🎸 otherwise — he/him/his — at a disclosed location
Jan 7, 2019 • 35 tweets • 8 min read
Time this Monday for a few thoughts on voice-driven "conversational" digital products. (Oh, btw, come hear me talk about them on Wednesday in #Seattle: ) #voice #design 1 - Speech recognition technology often gets labeled as == "conversational". That's incorrect and misleading. Being able to identify the parts of the human anatomy is necessary to be a doctor, but doesn't enable understanding of how bodies work and don't.
Jan 4, 2019 • 6 tweets • 1 min read
Thinking about the conveniences of life that become constraints.

- measuring time
- prepared food
- credit
- exercise separate from work
- pithy ways to share deep thoughts

Removing simple effort often creates the need for complex effort. A conundrum of sorts. We generally automatically equate "easier" or "faster" and "progress". Often that' true only in the immediate context. Our quest for ease and speed blinds us to collateral regression.