Q: Is UXD important for users? – Short Answer: No

Welcome to my rant/essay/discussion about the state of the art in the UX world. First, you’ve likely noticed the title of this article. It reads “UXD” (short for User Experience Design), not just UX. This is where my rant begins: the inaccuracy of terms, a prevailing sense of laziness,...

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Do you like dark patterns? We already have the 2021 champion!

So this is a short one about dark patterns. For those who do not know, or are too lazy to check the previous link, a dark pattern is a pattern to deceive users. Dark patterns should not be confused with anti-patterns. In the latter case, they are design patterns...