Workshops & Lectures
Reach out if you are interested in workshops/lectures that focus on accessibility and design or machine learning and design.
Digital Design Theory
This book begins in the 1960s, a period in which code began to pervade the design world. Essential works not only by designers, but also programmers, present the two threads of discourse—design and computation—that have rapidly merged into the increasingly interactive field of contemporary graphic design.
Read more on the companion website: digitaldesigntheory.net
Five ideas to start fixing social media:
- Make social networks nonprofits
- Ban algorithmic amplification
- Restrict data collection & behavioral advertising
- Stop putting white men in charge
- Break up Facebook & let smaller networks flourish
Over the last few weeks, Kaleena Sales & Kelly Walters, AIGA DEC Steering Committee Members, have been thinking critically about their experiences as black designers and design educators, read their stories here: https://educators.aiga.org/perspectives-reflections-thoughts-on-identity-race-and-design-education/
Reading The Future Today Institute's 2020 report. Struck by this: "We will soon see a host of new tools built to engender and ensure—but also manipulate—our trust." http://futuretodayinstitute.com/2020-tech-trends/
I can't stop reading this Manual for Disaster Preparedness. Who knew armpits were a key area for heating and cooling body temperatures? http://shorturl.at/dowF6
Educators: please share your plans for your senior design show this year. https://lnkd.in/dTYSy4g
We are going a bit stir crazy...and it's only been a few days.
Need something for the kids to do here's a great list... http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/
The AIGA 2020 Board Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the AIGA National Board of Directors now through April 1 for eight open seats to be filled July 1, 2020. Here's how to apply. http://shorturl.at/suDFX
A much needed handbook on embracing neurodiversity by Universal Music: https://umusic.co.uk/Creative-Differences-Handbook.pdf #creativedifferences