Tristan Harris, former Design Ethicist at Google, explains how technology is designed to hijack people's attention.Read More
What's happening in the world of ethics and design?
Check out the articles below to stay up to date on the topics of ethics and design. This blog contains excerpts of various articles and other resources by designers, ethicists, researchers and other enthusiasts.
In part three of a series of reflections on how design designs us, Leyla Acaroglu explores some brain-provoking arenas of design and technology ethics and exposes the conundrum that we currently face as a species.Read More
From dark patterns that trick unsuspecting users to mass social experiments conducted by internet giants, we take a look at the murky, increasingly complicated rights and wrongs of design – and the moral questions you should ask yourself as a designer.Read More
Our role as a designer has become more influential and powerful than ever. The work we do makes an impact and naturally brings up the discussion around ethics, responsibility and accountability. In this article Tobias van Schneider invites us to think about this with him.Read More
What does your chair say about what you value? Designer Sebastian Deterding shows how our visions of morality and "the good life" are reflected in the design of objects around us.Read More