Posts tagged design provocation

Won’t someone think of the children?

“Technology is going to revolutionize education.” If you believe the hyperbole, computation and digital devices will save the students, crafting the future of learning. But it’s unclear exactly what it will save them from; it seems more likely that it will obscure their need for some fundamental educational experiences.
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When Google buys 99designs, the traditional design industry is screwed.

Most designers I know hate 99designs. 99designs is a marketplace for design work – things like logos, clothing, websites, and more. Customers in search of a design can start contests, designers submit their work, and the customer selects a design. It boasts 444,000 happy customers with an average 4.7 out of 5 stars, $200M paid to designers, and a 60 day money back guarantee.
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