UIEtips: Smart Watches, Wearables, and That Nasty Data Rash – Part 1

Jared Spool

October 29th, 2014

In this week’s UIEtips, we’re reprinting part one of an article from Josh Clark, Smart Watches, Wearables, and That Nasty Data Rash. In the article, Josh takes his insight on mobile design to the world of wearables. He makes an argument that through design, we can avoid information poisoning and prevent the risk of the data wearing us rather than us wearing the data.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

The real luxury of wearing information is not in exposing ourselves to every passing data point but in filtering that data in ways that alert us gently, even subconsciously, to changes in our environment.

Read part one of the two part article: Smart Watches, Wearables, and That Nasty Data Rash.

What techniques have you used to reduce data rash? Leave us a note below.

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