Uber’s Undoing Part I: Whipping Boy(elischiff.com)

almost 5 years ago from Pierre B.

  • Giovanni HobbinsGiovanni Hobbins, almost 5 years ago

    I don't always agree with Eli, nor do I always understand his motives and/or the value of his work, but I'm glad there's someone in the design world dedicated to critique for its own sake. I think it's a healthy thing in an industry like ours.

    33 points
    • David ThornDavid Thorn, almost 5 years ago

      Absolutely healthy.

      7 points
    • Mikael StaerMikael Staer, almost 5 years ago

      I think you defined the value with the rest of your comment! We need more discussions, debates, criticism. Every industry does. We have food critics, movie critics, fashion critics, etc etc. Graphic Design/Digital Product Design has so few voices in critique.

      I always look forward to Schiff's thoughts, and especially the community's reactions to them.

      12 points
    • Mattan IngramMattan Ingram, almost 5 years ago

      Completely agree, and I find the way that much of "Design Twitter" and other design communities react to him to be really gross and insulting.

      I always default to kindness and being polite, but can you name any famous or otherwise critic in history who was always kind and polite? Sometimes I think the design world has become overly sensitive to the wrong things. We absolutely should call out injustice, inequality, and poor behavior, but sometimes I think a little bit of friction, raised voices, and passionately disagreeing opinions that aren't overly softened by caveats can be good.

      6 points