frog: What Is The Hidden Potential In Simple Functionality?

frog: What Is The Hidden Potential In Simple Functionality?
technology

When imagining the future of gadget design, taking basic functions a step further could be the most productive path.

Allie Walker
  • 15 may 2012

Smart devices require a significant shift in thinking

This blog explores how to design smart devices. But these new devices are just so new and require such new insights, that our quaint, old school notions of UX design are completely blinding us. We are stuck between the classic paradigm of desktop computers, and the futuristic fantasy of smart dust. The world is either fastidious or fantastic. The path ahead is hard to see. Alan Kay said the best way to predict the future is to invent it… but what if we don’t know what we want?

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