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Designing with Empathy: Accessibility, Usability, and Inclusion

Earlier this year, I completed my graphic design program. Three years of eating, sleeping and drinking design like it is air. On the first day my design program, written in big bold letters on the whiteboard at the front of my class: “GRAPHIC DESIGN IS VISUAL COMMUNICATION” This definition has become the driving force behind […]
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Are computers biased? Knowing the risks of machine learning

We live in a world with an exponential dependence on artificial intelligence and machine learning. From fraud detection to medical diagnostics, we trust computers to handle an increasing number of tasks once managed by their human counterparts. But in doing so, can we be confident that the decisions and recommendations are made free of bias […]