Is complexity the new simplicity?

We should think about machines as user-strange rather than user-friendly presences
Richard Sennet, Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

Saturday September 29th, Luca Morena, Nextatlas CEO and Co-founder, will be sharing his thought on this fascinating what-if idea during the Wired Nextfest 2018 in Florence.

What if simplicity was a mortal foe of curiosity and knowledge?
When we stop and think about it, in technology and and innovation especially, user friendliness becomes an obstacle for steeper learning curves. Try and look at how the idea of simplicity has changed in trends, you will notice that simplified user experiences and extreme minimalism end up being an hindrance.

Should we get rid of some levels of comfort?

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