Public institutions have a unique obligation to be moral, but we’re losing trust (and for good reason!). When we decline to be honest about our work, we reduce our ability to be taken seriously. Creative director, culture critic, and moderator Zack Bryant goes beyond buzzwords to unpack a moral design framework that attempts to be honest about intentions, production, limitations, and outcomes. No holds barred as we delve into dark patterns in UX/UI, the political side of stakeholder management, and the growing skepticism of social networks and data security.
What You'll Talk About
- How do we balance sometimes flawed data with what we believe to be true?
- How do we design for human flourishing?
- How do we respond when systems we’ve built create new problems?
- How do we cultivate a culture rooted in true affection, empathetic boldness, and genuine humility?
- How do we create workplaces that honor conscious and conscientious design work?