That’s why most people I know who do understand the material, and people who do have a critical and speculative attitude, leave the design business to do something else.

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Ethical choices always lose from business choices. And a deep knowledge of the material always loses from things like technical framewoks.

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A valid critique on Design Thinking. I don’t agree with the description of a designer though. Ideally I agree, yet in practice where are these "critical, speculative" designers, with a deep knowledge of the material, who make ethical choices? I know two of them
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In the last few months I have been clicking on hundreds of Ticketswap alerts. And every time "someone else was already paying". But finally, just now, I managed to get a ticket for the Viagra Boys in Paradiso.

paradiso.nl/en/program/viagra-

Nou, daar gaan we nog een keer hoor. Lekker d̶e̶ ̶h̶e̶l̶e̶ ̶d̶a̶g̶ het hele weekend studenten beoordelen.
youtube.com/watch?v=Zves3T4ntH

Nou daar gaan we weer, jongens. Lekker de hele dag … studenten beoordelen!
youtube.com/watch?v=Zves3T4ntH

It seems on Mastodon people are either very silent, or they talk too much.

The Exclusive Design talk I gave at Beyond Tellerrand last week is online now. You can, and should watch it. It is about the way I teach at my university: with a focus on real people, instead of real guidelines.
youtube.com/watch?v=TkKkAgjsfg

@sirpeet Ah, ik was dus niet de enige die niet alles helemaal begreep (-:

@sirpeet Oh, je hebt gekeken! Gheh. Ik ben eigenlijk ook wel benieuwd naar wat ik allemaal heb gezegd. Eens kijken of het ergens terug is te zien (-:

One of the things I liked about birdsite is that I could selectively disable retweets from people that I didn't want to see retweets from. That feature still works, but is now completely useless. Instead of retweets, they started to show *likes*. And you can’t disable those.

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