Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: culture

53 bookmarks tagged “culture

How We’re Making Code of Conduct Enforcement Real — and Scaling it.

medium.com/mozilla-open-innovation/how-were-making-code-of-conduct-enforcement-real-and-scaling-it-3e382cf94415
In 2017 the Open Innovation team set goals envisioning Mozilla’s Community Participation Guidelines as a tool not only for consequence, but as a measure and strong influence of community health…

We Need to Talk About Digital Blackface in Reaction GIFs | Teen Vogue

teenvogue.com/story/digital-blackface-reaction-gifs
In this op-ed, Lauren Michele Jackson tackles the recurring use of black people as reaction GIFs and its implications in terms of broader “digital blackface.”

How to manage up with your boss — Quartz

qz.com/964501/how-to-manage-up-with-your-boss/
I once had a boss who would send me a series of two-word emails throughout the day, each one bearing the same message: “Call me.” Each time I received one of these emails, the hairs on the back of my neck would stiffen and my stomach would churn violently. This reaction made no sense—I was...

Blessed Are the Meek | Spike Art Daily

spikeartmagazine.com/en/articles/blessed-are-meek
“Generation Wuss” only wants to be liked, is incapable of dealing with criticism, and takes everything too seriously – this was the gist of a recent piece by Bret Easton Ellis in Vanity Fair. Responding to this no-holds-barred attack on today‘s twenty-somethings, the writer Harry Burke comes to his generation’s defence.

A Brief History of Design: How I came to appreciate Microsoft’s design roots

medium.com/microsoft-design/a-brief-history-of-design-8641bd186e00
It is easy to question everything designed before you when you join a new company. I mean, why the heck would a scroll bar be red in Windows 2.0 … what could they have possibly been thinking?! But while it may be fun and easy to criticize the past, it is crucial to ask the question “why?” To realize that those who came before were pretty damn cutting-edge, and that each design decision carries the baggage of late nights, pulled hair, teamwork, innovation, and expertise.