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Air Justins? Runner with cerebral palsy inspires Nike line
Justin Gallegos was born with cerebral palsy, but with the help of Nike, he was able to run his first half marathon in running shoes geared toward disabled people.
Building a more inclusive way to search
Every day, tens of millions of people search for ideas on Pinterest, whether it’s a recipe to cook for dinner that night or a new hairstyle to try over the weekend. According to a Pinterest study, 70…
Pinterest Just Redesigned Its App For Blind People
Here’s how the company confronted its own shortcomings on inclusive design–and systemically redesigned its app for everyone.
The Black Book of Colors
This innovative title invites readers to experience color in new ways, with raised line illustration and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers.
Inclusive Design Is Our Passion
We're inspired by the work of Kat Holmes and her clear articulation of design as needing to be increasingly inclusive — especially in the technology world. Our journey to understand how to best empower inclusive design in products began in 2016 with John Maeda joining Automattic as head of design and inclusion. Quick scenario: You're…
The DeanBeat: Inside Microsoft’s Inclusive Technologies Lab
Microsoft’s Inclusive Technologies Lab is full of insightful ideas about how to enable as many people as possible to enjoy video games. One of them is a game controller that is really, really heavy. It is meant to give game designers an idea of what it’s like for a person without strong hands to use…
How to Recognize Exclusion in AI
Can artificial intelligence be racist? Well, it depends. Let’s say you’re an African-American student at a school that uses facial recognition software. The school uses it to access the building and…