Computer Says No

  • Luying Sallie Xu
“Computer says no” is a joke from the comedy show Little Britain, that actually holds a troubling truth about the technology of modern life.
When things go well the most complex tasks can seem effortless, but sometimes the most rudimentary tasks become impossible when technology breaks down. Systematic failure often leads to frustration and aggravation.
I created these cards to redefine the meaning of computer alert icons in order to re-contextualize the problem in a more playful approach.