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How to Design for Assholes

There will always be people who use your product for evil. Here’s what you can do about it.

Photo: Jekaterina Nikitina/Getty Images

“Guns don’t kill people, people do…

But the guns bloody help!”

Is there any way a user could ruin the experience for everyone else?

Slack’s @channel warning message reminds the user that not all their colleagues are in the same time-zone. Photo courtesy of the author.

If a real asshole used this service, what’s the worst they could do?



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