Amber Case on Modern UIs and the Importance of Calm Technology

Key Takeaways

  • We are all cyborgs now
  • There is a clear sequence for a technology to be accepted in society, and trying to leapfrog the steps results in failure
  • The value of calm technology to overcome the shock of so many devices competing for our attention in different ways
  • The importance of security and safety in the always connected technology world
  • The risks, downfalls and benefits of technology in human lives

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