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Francis Irving [LibreList] Re: [redecentralize] Spring of User Experience 2014-02-28 15:20:26 (5 years 4 mons 22 days 08:40:00 ago)
As a warning, you've got to be careful the other way...

*Just* as dangerous are cryptographically excellent products which are
hard to use and aren't marketed, therefore have no adoption.

I agree we need things which are BOTH technically sound AND have a
great user experience.

Francis

On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 09:48:38AM -0500, Eric Mill wrote:
> Not to drag this out, but would you mind posting a link to something about
> Telegram's travails? I'm interested.
> 
> There's the potential for a dangerous wave of slickly designed messaging
> apps that adopt the mantle of security without truly prioritizing it. I had
> a frustrating interaction with the Tox team here, for example:
> 
> https://github.com/irungentoo/ProjectTox-Core/issues/121
> 
> -- Eric
> On Feb 28, 2014 6:51 AM, "Ximin Luo" <infinity0@pwned.gg> wrote:
> 
> > On 27/02/14 20:20, Francis Irving wrote:
> > > Hi all!
> > >
> > > Having interviewed many geeks, I now think the limiting factor in mass
> > adoption is involvement of more design and user experience people in
> > decentralization projects.
> > >
> > > As I describe in the Gigaom article today, I also think designers are
> > quite interested in this (post Snowden), and likely there are some who need
> > good projects to help/start but don't know about this movement.
> > >
> > > We are going to try and interview more people with that kind of
> > background, who have done at least something tangible in this area.
> > >
> > > Ideas I have:
> > > Telegram - who does design stuff there?
> >
> > For the love of god please do not give Telegram any more attention.
> >
> > They are a marketing machine with no security credentials whatsoever.
> >
> > They are so far up their own ass they are like a 3D projection of a klein
> > bottle.
> >
> > They ate a crap load of humble cake, perhaps it will be worth talking to
> > them in a year or so. But not now. Give more deserving projects your
> > attention for the time being.
> >
> > X
> >
> > --
> > GPG: 4096R/1318EFAC5FBBDBCE
> > git://github.com/infinity0/pubkeys.git
> >
> >

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