Design Thinking is a Rebrand for White Supremacy | by Darin Buzon | Mediummedium.com/@dabuzon/design-thinking-is-a-rebrand-for-white-supremacy-b3d31aa55831
Essay on the relationships between Design Thinking, Modernism, and white supremacy.
Why Do We Blame Women For Prohibition? - POLITICO Magazinepolitico.com/magazine/story/2019/01/13/prohibition-women-blame-history-223972
One hundred years later, it’s time to challenge a long-held bias.
city game tileset by withering systems, loren schmidt, Everest Pipkinwithering-systems.itch.io/city-game-tileset
a hand drawn, pen and paper isometric asset pack
Disrespectful Design—Users aren’t stupid or lazy – Somehow Managesomehowmanage.com/2020/09/13/disrespectful-design-users-arent-stupid-or-lazy/
It's a common narrative in tech to design products with the assumption that users are stupid and lazy. I think that is both disrespectful and wrong. The idea is rooted in a lot of research around product usability, but it has been bastardized. Thing of it as a perversion of the Don't Make Me Think…
15 years of blogging (and 3 reasons I keep going) - Austin Kleonaustinkleon.com/2020/09/09/15-years-of-blogging-and-3-reasons-to-keep-going/
A celebration of my little piece of turf on the internets.
The Art of Debating: A Useful Skill for Software Developersthevaluable.dev/guide-debate-software-developer-skill/
The keys to debate effectively as a software developer and therefore bringing value to yourself and your company.
What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism. | MIT Technology Reviewtechnologyreview.com/2020/09/05/1008187/racial-injustice-statements-tech-companies-racism-racecraft-opinion/
On August 31, Airbnb launched Project Lighthouse, an initiative meant to “uncover, measure, and overcome discrimination” on the home-sharing platform. According to the company, Project Lighthouse will identify discrimination by measuring whether a renter’s perceived race correlates with differences in the rate or quality of that person’s bookings, cancellations, or reviews. This project comes amid…
How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations | Chartableblog.datawrapper.de/beautifulcolors/
Choosing good colors for your charts is hard. This article tries to make it easier.
If Management Isn’t A Promotion, Then Engineering Isn’t A Demotion – charity.wtfcharity.wtf/2020/09/06/if-management-isnt-a-promotion-then-engineering-isnt-a-demotion/
“Management is not a promotion, it’s a change of career.”
What’s the Point If We Can’t Have Fun?thebaffler.com/salvos/whats-the-point-if-we-cant-have-fun
My friend June Thunderstorm and I once spent a half an hour sitting in a meadow by a mountain lake, watching an inchworm dangle from the top of a stalk of grass…
How to be indistractable | Psyche Guidespsyche.co/guides/to-become-indistractable-recognise-that-it-starts-within-you
Stop blaming technology – distraction starts within. Manage your inner triggers to enjoy greater focus and a fuller life