Direct download link: Episode 17
This week Amelia Abreu (@ameliaabreu) and I chat all about the ethics of care, including how the tech industry as a whole sidelines care work even though doing so is bad for business as well as morale. As Amelia says, “Understanding unmet needs is a competitive advantage.” We also talk about Amelia’s latest project, UX Night School. Enjoy!
- Towards an Ethic of Care, Introduction: Care Ethics and Care Politics in Technology Labor (Part 1)
- Care, automation and design (Part 2)
- Providing for Care : What the Starship Enterprise teaches us (Part 3)
- Taking Care of Business: next steps and future work (Part 4)
- Does care work matter in the tech industry? (No, but it should.) Notes on care ethics, designing, building, and maintaining technologies
- Carol Gilligan, founder of care ethics.
- UX Night School
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