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Can We Design Happiness?

You’ve seen the headlines: Facebook is making us lonely (The Atlantic); How Facebook makes us unhappy (The New Yorker); The social and emotional costs of technology use, and on and on. Apparently, our increasing use of technology is making us depressed, lonely, and unable to read social cues; it’s making us dumber, destroying our memory […]

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How to Design for Happy Users

Happiness seems made to be shared. Pierre Corneille At a high level, happiness is defined as overall life satisfaction.  What makes people the happiest is hard to quantify. Some items I assume would be ingredients to happiness (a high income, warm, sunny weather, access to great food) don’t even make a blip on the happiness […]

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