Monthly Archives: April 2016

What Can Combat Hate Speech? Why Flower Speech Of Course!

Via Shanly (thanks for this!) via Medium   Flower Speech: New Responses to Hatred Online by Susan Benesch, is a little beacon of light in the sea of despair that is online hate speech. In the vein of Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything, where she describes some grass roots environmental-protest movements from around the world

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“Who would this hurt?”: Design for Real Life According to Sara Wachter-Boettcher

Via A List Apart (Thanks Eric and Kirsten for sharing!) Our users don’t live the tidy little lives we’ve concocted for our personas, with their limited set of problems. Life is messy and unpredictable; some days, terrible. When planning a project, it’s important not to let our excitement lull us into blithely ignoring life’s harsher

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