Category: Exclusion

Exclusion is the opposite of inclusion. It lies at the basis of why inclusion is an important topic to consider in design. How does it emerge? When is it a valid stance? What are ways that we can reduce the kind of exclusion that makes our world inhospitable for some, but not all?

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 […]

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.

Ash Huang

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

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

John Palfrey on The Paradox of Tolerance

Co-Editor’s Note: Two weeks ago, I was lucky to be introduced to John Palfrey’s open note to his campus. It has stayed with me as the clearest piece of creative writing on the vital topic […]

Lena Groeger on Discrimination By Design

A few weeks ago, Snapchat released a new addition to its face-altering filters that have become a signature of the service. But instead of surrounding your face with flower petals or giving you a funny […]