Summary - Nest Founder: “I Wake Up In Cold Sweats Thinking, What Did We Bring To The World?” - Fast Company
Tony Fadell, the founder of Nest and a key player in the development of the iPod and iPhone, reflects on how we arrived at a digital culture that packages so much bad with the good.
Whereas a childless male designer in his 20s may value freedom and optimize an app for addictiveness, his fatherly counterpart is more likely to see the value in restricting content and minimizing adverse usage. Silicon Valley is famously an un-family-friendly and male-dominated culture.
Tony would like to see a Hippocratic oath for designers - a pledge to do no harm.
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