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Empathy In The Real World

As a practitioner of Human-Centered Design, empathy is a core skill in the work I do. InNo Flex Zone: Empathy DrivenDevelopment, Duretti Hirpa writes about how empathy can be a competitive advantage.“We build software for all kinds of people, and empathy helps us to connect to these disparate audiences. We... (Read more)

Missing Trouble: In Memoriam

This week we are marking the sudden passing of our Operations Manager, Nóirín “Trouble” Plunkett, who introducedthemselves here just a few short months ago. We areheartbroken, and it has been hard to come to terms with this unexpected loss. Ame and I attended a memorial servicein their honor this week... (Read more)

Kids’ Online Privacy: SOUPS Conference Keynote

Last week I went to the SOUPS conference in Ottawa. As a first-time attendee,it was a good opportunity to connect with some members of the academic usable-security community. One of thehighlights was keynote speaker Valerie Steeves.Steeves, sharing findings from her Young Canadians in aWired World research, reported results of an... (Read more)

Behind-the-Scenes: Emerging Conversations from Slack

Thank you to everyone contributing to the Simply Secure Slack channel. Ifyou’re interested in joining, email slack@simplysecure.org for aninvitation. I’m especially eager to get more UX people in privacy and securityinvolved, so spread the world. Here are some highlights from our recent Slackconversations.Sharing the Rationale for UX DecisionsCheck out Gabriel... (Read more)

Closing the Participation Gap: HotPETS Presentation Summary

I really enjoyed being part of the emerging-work track, HotPETS, at the PrivacyEnhancing Technologies Symposium earlier this month. From meeting lots of greatpeople to getting face-time with the Simply Secure team, Philadelphia wasfun.Scout and I presented “Human-CenteredDesign for Secure Communication: Opportunities to Close the ParticipationGap” as part of a session... (Read more)