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Responsibility & Externalities

Designs have impact outside of their intended scope. What are our responsibilities as designers, and what can we do to manage our impact? Eileen and Molly discuss in this episode of Tea Time.

Responsibility & Ethics

There's no one-size-fits-all solution to ethics for design – so what's a designer to do? Eileen and Molly discuss responsibility and ethics in design in this episode of Tea Time.

On Trust and Transparency: Perspectives from Luminate's portfolio

In June 2018, Luminate commissioned Simply Secure to conduct human-centered design (HCD) research focused on uncovering grantees’ experiences of the funding process. The report highlights insights, feedback — including anonymized quotes and comments, and recommendations synthesized from 20 interviews + 53 survey responses.

Earning Trust in Sensitive Interviews

Most of the time, honest conversations about sensitive topics happen between people who have known each other a long time, who've worked together, who've built up a foundation of trust. They don't happen when some unknown people cold-email you and ask to make a one-hour appointment with you – right?

Data Handling Best Practices

Doing data handling with privacy and security in mind means spending some time to identify different threats, culminating in a threat model, and coming up with strategies that fit the particular threat model. We’ve compiled some best practices for both risk assessment and security strategies.