Human-centred design might destroy us
Human-centred design seems wonderful on paper. It’s helped lots of people and its benefits are so easy to see. Unfortunately, its popularity and wide-spread practice might lead to our extinction.
On the joy of watching experts work
Trying to share the sheer joy I derive from watching Stewart Lee’s comedy, I found it easier to describe the experience of watching another expert practitioner.
There are still amazing things out there
This morning I got to see something I never could have imagined actually existed. It gave me so much joy that I spent the next few hours just allowing the world to amaze me. Sometimes wonderful things from 40 years ago can also be brand new. (Warning: contains references to pop culture figures and works that might induce nostalgia.)
I might see something out in the world. It triggers a gentle, pleasant, mental warmth, released by a fond memory.
Using ChatGPT as a Proxy for Common Thought
Earlier this week, as part of the first of a series of talks to a group of product creators, I referenced a list of characteristics of good leadership that was produced by ChatGPT. The use of this controversial technology seems to have upstaged my intention.
This is my point of view. It’s ok if we disagree.