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Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need

Posted Tue 8 Dec 2020 - 16:49 | 1,007 views

Design justice advocates for processes of design that do not extract or appropriate the knowledge of users but build systems and software that are of use to them, rather than to companies and designers themselves. In this review of the book on design justice by Sasha Costanza-Chock, there is a call to subvert and upend the process of designing and to make it about justice rather than...

Mapa del mundo de distribución del coronavirus

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Data, maps and colonialism in times of pandemic

Posted Fri 5 Jun 2020 - 09:44 | 3,067 views

The practice of mapping began within a month since the first outbreaks of Covid-19 as a means of rapid visualisation, accompanied by the division between those who manage data and those who contribute their personal information, while suffering the consequences of it. Is there a more just approach to information-based aid where people have more autonomy over their data?