During the Pop!Tech conference, well known design researcher Jan Chipchase gave a talk about his research work. In the panel session an audience member asked two questions relating to personal motivations of doing this kind of research and whether anyone has the moral right to extract knowledge from a community for corporate gain:

– What is it like working for BigCorps pillaging the intellect of people around the world for commercial gain?
– How do you sleep at night as the corporations you work for pump their worthless products into the world?

Read his answer