A larger discussion about implications of gendered experiences in designed digital privacy, unintended exposure, and digital security divide.

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Rethinking design accessibility in the world of data visualizations. The anatomy of a data visualization and visualizing for accessibility.

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1. Defining data storytelling. 2. The anatomy of an accessible data visualization. 3. Visualization for accessibility - data sonification with an example of representing…


As designers and engineers, we have to be aware that the risk of users suffering psychological trauma will steadily increase as V.R. technology advances. The deconstruction of VR through philosophical, technological, ethical, and cognitive lenses.

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1. Philosophical Lens. A set of important theories about why and how art affects us.2. Technological Lens. What does it have to do with Virtual Reality?3. Ethical Lens. Why we need Code of Ethics for VR?4. Cognitive Lens. How VR especially its apotheosis in virtual embodiment intensifies as it draws us more into the medium with which we’re playing?
The illustration of three people in VR headsets
The illustration of three people in VR headsets
Enemies of Reality” — by Josan Gonzalez

Philosophical Lens. A set of important theories about why and how art affects us


Communicating the value of design is one of the most essential skills that I learned through my work at early-stage startups. In places, where design is on the way to becoming a leading voice of a product and design system is yet to be established, it’s a responsibility for any designer (even an intern) to help others understand the design process and its impact on business strategy.

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by the New York Times


Modern political data industry, creating new opportunities for political manipulation and anti-democratic strategy, is the result of some weaponized data-driven designed systems that lead to problematic outputs, affecting large scale communities.



Three years ago I found out my friend had dyslexia. How can design help ease reading and writing process for people with dyslexia?

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We all have the power to enact small and big changes in our communities. Self-defense can be a stepping stone for a larger conversation for areas in the world where violence occurs but never gets reported.

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Illustration by Rachel He


In the nearest 10 years Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be smarter, quicker, and more universal. It will become the most powerful competitive advantage.

Karina Nguyen

design & eng @NYTimes | data, cs + ethics research student @UCBerkeley | prev. @Dropbox, @UN

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