008 Design Crimes From 2018

Bad design from 2018, plus other usability problems, dark patterns, how a computer forced David into an encounter with a naked man & the origins of the Playstation buttons.

Other things we talk about: - Dongles - Bad usability prevents Americans from voting - How the hamburger menu is horrible - A urinal game - A building that injures people - A terrible robot shop assistant - A computer forces David into an encounter with a naked man - The origins of the Playstation buttons - Inclusive design

Links mentioned: - The worst design crimes of 2018) - T-Mobile Slapped With A $40 Million Fine For Its Deceptive Design) - Banish the Hamburger Menu, Adopt Pizza Menus

The Unusable podcast is presented by Andrew Waite & David Ball, who discuss the importance of user experience (UX) in technology & the world around us, & talk about great design that just works - or moan about it when it doesn’t.

Here’s the link to the episode: https://podcast.theunusable.com/podcasts/008-design-crimes-from-2018.mp3

Music is by Gold5472

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