systems that preserve transparency into the mechanisms of th...

systems that preserve transparency into the mechanisms of their inner workings encourage more mindful, deliberate use based in reality because people develop knowledge through use. (This stands in contrast to a system whose inner workings are opaque and therefore antithetical to developing knowledge because they reveal no seams to their true nature.)

What things are you deliberatly leaving out of the product? How might you reveal the innerworkings of the product such that the user better understands and therefore better uses the product?

Can you “articulate the value of absence” - elegance?

Absence of cruft supports permacomputing

www.joshbeckman.org/notes/658334745