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Watch “What removing profile photos taught me about design’s ability to reduce discrimination” with Benjamin Evans

Can you use design to tackle racism? Inclusive Design Lead Benjamin Evans shares a case study on how his team uses negative space to reduce discrimination and build belonging in Airbnb’s global community

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Innovation Inspiration

Lateral thinking and Innovation

Learning to explore Lateral Thinking is, almost by definition, counterintuitive. Fortunately, de Bono developed some practical techniques for developing this overlooked capability […]

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Inspiration

Memory, Explained

Ever wonder what’s happening inside your head? From dreaming to anxiety disorders, this particular episode of a new Netflix series cover Mind, Explained.

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Inspiration

Brené Brown talks about belonging, courage, and vulnerability

Debbie Millman talks to author and researcher Brené Brown about belonging, courage, and vulnerability. “The very first thing I look for in you is vulnerability. And the very last thing I want to show you is my vulnerability.”

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Steven Pinker on Measuring Human Happiness

Debbie Millman talks to experimental psychologist and author Steven Pinker about measuring human happiness […]

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Design Inspiration

Watch “The Oppenheimer Moment” with Alan Cooper

In this provocative talk at IxDA’s Interaction ’18, Alan Cooper addresses the challenge that technology products should not be evil

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Watch Neil Gaiman’s “Creative Writing Lessons”

Neil Gaiman while answering questions about Creative Writing tackles the question all writers hate; where do you get your ideas from? He jokes about this first but then explains why this is, and why this is such a difficult question for writers

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Design Inspiration

Watch “5 Things We Learnt About The Beauty of Design’ with Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister talks about Design, Aesthetics, and the Beauty of Design in this follow-up Q&A at Brewery Stage after his keynote “Why Beauty Matters” at D&AD Festival 2017

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Design Inspiration Software

Don Norman’s “Emotional Design” Theory

Don Norman explains his Emotional Design Theory about how designers create the perfect products: knowing your emotions […]

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Inspiration

Watch Neil Gaiman’s “Make Up Your Own Rules”

In this Commencement Speech at the University of the Arts, author and Artist Neil Gaiman talks about how the world is change, and the creative industries are changing with it, and encourage us to “make up your own rules”