Product Designer at @intercom
Socializing on the internet is to real social activity as reality television is to actual reality.
We in the design industry are a bunch of timid, non-confrontational chumps who don’t know how to properly give or receive criticism.
I know we mean well. But by the time the meme has been circulated third-hand by the shiny-faced marketing managers of LinkedIn, we’ve succeeded only in propagating a skewed and oversimplified view of our craft. We do ourselves no favours sometimes.