Just as good user
experiences can delight us and make our lives easier, the same tactics
can be used to deceive and manipulate us. This talk will cover some of
the most common user experience “anti-patterns,” exploring the ways to
avoid these techniques, and building a case for greater awareness of the
ramifications of our UX decisions.
Nick Disabato – who goes by nickd on
the internet and elsewhere – is an interaction designer from Chicago.
Currently he’s most noted for crowdfunding, writing, and self-publishing
Cadence & Slang, a small book about his field.
He’s spoken about user experience issues at conferences and meetups
like SxSW and Refresh Chicago, and is active in his local design
community. He loves writing and talking about design issues, and
currently works at a UX-focused consultancy.
In his spare time, Nick rides his bike, and he likes craft beer a lot. He tweets at @nickd.