Reposting a Tweet by Tom Morris

Sebastian Greger

Reposted:

If any person behaved like an app—rifled through your address book, fitted a tracking device to your car, obsessively logged what books and TV shows you watched, and wanted to disturb you at any moment of the day or night—you’d throw them out of your house and call the police.
Tom Morris

What happened to our culture that this kind of abusive behaviour became so normalized it is not even questioned any more by most?

Here’s a free and simple design heuristic for you: Don’t design any artifact that you would throw out of your house for anti-social conduct!

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