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Computer screen with man looking through binoculars at you. The binoculars have Facebook’s logo on the lens pieces as if to suggest Facebook is watching you.
Photo by Glen Carrie on Unsplash

The Digital Stalker

Out of the corner of my eye, I could see him following us at a distance, trying to act as though he is just strolling through the store. I’m afraid to make eye contact but can’t resist. He flashes a smile, more wolf-like than friendly. I manage a weak nod.

I whisper to my wife, “I think we have a stalker.” She nods and we pick up our pace but it’s no use. Our tail is too skilled and…



Design Koans is a weekly publication of short articles designed to provoke deeper thought on design issues and perhaps even wake you up.

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