As the success of design has become measurable, it has transformed a handicraft into an engineering job. Not the master designer but the user is the arbitrator of good design. The key performance indicator is not beauty but profit. As financial and technical performance was gained, beauty left the stage. Now it feels like something is missing.
I have bunch of old posts I’ve started, but procrastinated on for a while, some a few years old. Now that I’m finishing some of them, I’m torn whether I should backdate them, or publish them as new. I like backdating because then the posts fit within the overall timeline, but for some reason it feels “wrong” to do so.
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