Simon Pinkas is an interaction designer and developper based in Lausanne, Switzerland. He graduated from the Design Media Arts program at UCLA and then obtained his master’s degree from the Media Design department at HEAD, Geneva. His research strives to address political, geo-political and societal concerns through software, data and interfaces. He works as a freelancer and teaches web technologies, programming and interface design at ERACOM in Lausanne.
(Social) media and the coaxing of the moral mind
In his Media Design Master’s Thesis, Simon Pinkas analysed the rise of outrage culture on social media, studying significant recent cases in which true or false information triggered important – and sometimes…