Thursday 14th November, 2013
1:30pm to 2:00pm
Dark patterns are anti-patterns with a nefarious purpose - intentionally flawed designs. Carefully-crafted ‘bad’ designs; built with a pinch of psychology and a healthy dose of trickery. This is an introduction to this interesting, and often fun, side of web design and some of the methods used by companies to swindle and snare their users. This is not user-centred design!
UX consultant, Box UK
Dylan Thomas is a front-end developer turned UX consultant working at Box UK. Since moving to UX he's developed an interest in the psychological aspects of user interface design - what makes people think and do the things they do. He's also developed an unhealthy obsession with stationary.
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