To understand, foster, nurture, and support Quality of Life (QoL) is one of the most challenging design problems of the digital age. QoL is a broad concept without a precise, generally accepted definition. It is not out in the world to be discovered, but rather is an objective achieved by design. Design is choice: It is an argumentative process with no optimal solutions. In design, trade-offs are universal and unavoidable because there are no best solutions or decontextualized sweet spots independent of specific goals, objectives, and values. Grounded in ideas and research activities from a broad spectrum of disciplines,…
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