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Samantha Hankins: ‘But Wait, Is Your Last Name Filipino?’

I’ve never met my dad and to this day I’ve never seen a photo of him or even discussed him with my mom. From what I’ve gathered, my mom and dad were married, and they […]

Catt Small on Designing an Inclusive Workplace Culture

What three words would you use to describe the company?

Caroline Sinders on Ethical Product Design for Machine Learning

What’s needed and necessary right now is for designers to have a technical understanding of machine learning.

Fatimah Kabba on The Other Unicorn Skill: Writing

In a world fascinated by the unicorn designer that is a coding savant, I want to call on designers to pay closer attention to something else: words.

Ash Huang

Ash Huang: How Much Poison Is Acceptable in Our Technology?

Ash Huang on How Much Poison Is Acceptable in Our Technology?

Megs Fulton on Designing for Doctors and Health Technology

Last year I gave a short talk about designing for both physicians and patients at a Design + Healthcare event hosted by John Maeda and Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. Prior to this, most of my […]

Wendy Johansson on Designing a UX Academy in Mexico

Hiring UX designers remains a huge challenge - inside and outside of Silicon Valley. How do you solve that problem?

‘Nothing Special’: Rohan Gunatillake on Mindfulness In Design

I don’t know how it works but there are moments in life when someone says something which stays with you forever. All of us will have our own different examples of this: wise advice from […]

Jules Walter on Diversity in Tech: The Unspoken Empathy Gap

Ken Norton recently published a great piece about the importance of authenticity and psychological safety in order to help teams succeed. In his article, he cites research from Google that suggests psychological safety is the […]