Ruined by Design
How Designers Destroyed the World, and What We Can Do to Fix It
The world is working exactly as designed. The combustion engine which is destroying our planet's atmosphere and rapidly making it inhospitable is working exactly as we designed it. Guns, which lead to so much death, work exactly as they're designed to work. And every time we "improve" their design, they get better at killing. Facebook's privacy set...
2019-05-22T22:01:52.000ZI now think @monteiro’s Ruined by Design is the most important book I’ve read in years. He not only describes the critical problems we need to address, he’s outlined specific prescriptions. And, dammit, he’s right. (I hate it when Mike’s right.) – source
2020-01-30T03:18:35.000ZMy god, @monteiro ‘s book “ruined by design” should be mandatory reading for anyone in the software industry - beautiful, powerful, lucid and eye opening. Treat yourself and get the book. – source
2019-05-07T13:19:10.000ZI love that @monteiro writes in such clear, direct language. Reading his new book "Ruined by Design" might be difficult or hurt your ego, designers. And, you might disagree with Mike. But you should read it for a clear-headed viewpoint on our mistakes and challenges. 👏 – source