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The Future of UI is Quiet, Passive Listening Technologies

Designer Rune Madsen explains how technologies, user interfaces, and companies should help and protect people, instead of invading their privacy.

Rune Madsen, co-founder of Design System International

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I like the idea that you don’t need to do anything; it passively listens to you, collects your data, and somehow gives you value.

I want my students to be both generalists and specialists at the same time […] In the end, you, as a designer, are building products for people. People are complex and multifaceted.

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