It is important for designers to recognize power privileges in tech in continuing to reinforce Western ideologies into global perspectives and settings. It is essential to dissect how colonized educational systems have disabled us to have a sustainable impact on marginalized communities.
Utilizing empowerment frameworks and workshops to create
Article on the gender dynamics at Dropbox design team (and what Kate Apostolou did to challenge it)
Andi Galpern says accessibility is no longer an afterthought. It’s a requirement and should be considered from the very start of your design process.
Look at how design values and history is taught through a canon; that accepted pantheon of work by predominantly white male designers that sets the basis for what is deemed “good” or “bad.”
Are we just perpetuating the same system we criticize when marching by continuing to manifest, glorify, sanctify, and or canonize this design narrative?
How do we implement “Respectful Design” to design pedagogy? Interview with Dian Holton and Sadie Red.
Felicity Menzies talks about running an effective diversity and inclusive focus group by asking the right questions.
Looking at how the design choices we make for robots effects our relationships with each other.
When the algorithms we design for AI are able to pass as human consciousness, will they adopt a new role as our cohabitants?
We design for humans but we need to think of us being a part of the experiences we design to achieve overall wellness in the long term.