[Content warning: Medical gaslighting.]
I had a hospital appointment last week, and as the consultant was lazily scrolling through my notes, one phrase stuck out for me: “I refer to you this pleasant 39-year-old”. It was chilling.
Replicating the job of an in-person activity doesn’t mean you have to make it look exactly the same. Here’s how I used Google docs instead of Miro to brainstorm, affinity map, dot vote, and storyboard ideas at a community workshop.
If you’re ignoring part time applicants, you’re disproportionately ignoring women and disabled people, and the skills they bring.
Being in pain – physical or emotional – affects our cognitive capacity. We can all learn lessons from the pandemic to bring into content design work.