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Undoing Toxic Dogmatism; Designing Less; Be More Effective

Design, Digested #15 Undoing the toxic dogmatism of digital design How do we start to dismantle and rebuild a system that disempowers and excludes “by design”?, asks Lisa Angela. The design industry’s accepted and most practised ways of creating digital products are flawed, as is the way we educate aspiring designers.If you read only one…Continue readingUndoing Toxic Dogmatism; Designing Less; Be More Effective

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How the Instagram Navigation Became Convoluted

As Instagram introduced significant layout changes – the tabs Reel and Shop – its navigation became convoluted. Let’s briefly explore how. The reason Announcing the changes, Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, pointed out how the pandemic changed the way people use the app. Short and entertaining videos became prominent, and people started buying more online.…Continue readingHow the Instagram Navigation Became Convoluted

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Design, Digested #14: Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This year the day is even more important as data and reports show that violence against women and girls intensified during the pandemic. Read about the effort and campaing on the UN website. Join the conversation and spread the word. Articles There’s…Continue readingDesign, Digested #14: Elimination of Violence against Women

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Design, Digested #13: Fear, AI Bias and Enzo Mari Legacy

On the design inspiration new instalment: the role of fear in our lives and how it affects decision-making, how bias in AI happens and the legacy of “giant” of Italian design Enzo Mari. Be afraid! The silent role of fear in decision making Fear plays a predominant role in our lives. Businesses and products succeed…Continue readingDesign, Digested #13: Fear, AI Bias and Enzo Mari Legacy

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Design, Digested #12: Social Media Issues, Complicated Products and Redesigning Capitalism

After a two-month hiatus, the design inspiration series is back with a focus on issues with the moderation of social media content, how products get complicated and how a few companies are redesigning capitalism. Social Media What happened when humans stopped managing social media content As the pandemic took hold of the world, Facebook, Google…Continue readingDesign, Digested #12: Social Media Issues, Complicated Products and Redesigning Capitalism

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Why I Deleted My Twitter Account and an Update

Today I tell you why I deleted my Twitter account and give you an update on why I’ve been silent on my blog lately. Continue readingWhy I Deleted My Twitter Account and an Update