Why design probes are effective methods to understand emotional UX.

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Privacy and design


UX design should improve the user experience both online and offline.

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The case study: how to get access to a bookshop


Privacy law is not enough to assure that privacy rights are integrated into the design of digital products.

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Merging legal and design knowledge is the key to develop better products and improve user’s experience

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Products that do not include privacy in their design are really not sustainable.

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Human-centered design is not perfect, but it is one of the best approaches designers have.

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Dark patters, when used ethically, can be an effective tool to increase privacy.

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Lack of real consent and dark patterns are king in this field, but better laws and design ethics can help.

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A children’s bed should be a tool for them to learn, not a cage

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Low-tech innovation is necessary in children’s furniture

Davide M. Parrilli

Designer|PhD researcher in privacy, design and ethics at UNIDCOM-IADE-Lisbon| www.parrillilegal.net

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