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How do targeted ads work?

The point of targeted ads is that they are tailored to the person viewing them, but how exactly does this work? Here, we’ll take you through how targeted ads are …

Gender Inequality in Technology

You may have already encountered and considered some of the ways gender inequalities can be embedded in technologies and in the technology industry at large. There’s no denying that the …

Gender and Technology

Intersectionality gives us the framework to understand how trans and non-binary people experience discrimination and oppression differently from cisgender people, but how does gender intersect with technologies? The Gender Discussion …

How to respond to feedback

Once you’ve received feedback on what you’re creating, it’s time to analyse and action it. The context of the feedback Depending on the context in which you’ve received feedback and …

Testing and the Design Process

Now we are going to look at why testing is such a vital part of the design process. Testing can help you check whether your design is working for people …

The Importance of Feedback in Design

An Inclusive Feedback Environment It is vitally important to create an inclusive environment within our teams and workplaces so that we can be receptive to feedback. As we enter the …

A gendered history of technology

Throughout history, women and trans people have played an important role in the creation of new technologies. These histories are often hidden under stories that centre on the men who …

What is participatory design?

CHAYN is a good example of implementing participatory design. Here, we’ll take a closer look at what exactly CHAYN is and how it is structured. What is CHAYN? In 2013 …

Gender Inclusive Language and Terminology

When beginning to develop gender-inclusive technologies, considering the language we use is one of the first places we can practice inclusivity. Sex, gender and pronouns To understand the complexity of …

How to listen to your team

Practising inclusion is not just something we do as individuals but something we should be doing collectively, by creating cultures of inclusion in our teams and workplaces. One of the …

Welcome to week 2

Welcome back! We hope you’re looking forward to week 2 of the course. This week, we will start to build gender-inclusive design processes. In the diagram below you will see …

Gender and Technology

As well as the negative aspects of the technology industry, it’s important that we are aware of the potentially negative impacts of technologies themselves. New technologies are emerging all the …

Case study: Solar Mamas

Understanding the positive impacts of technologies is important as they have the potential to enrich our lives and bring about positive social change. Now, we’d like to share an example …

Meet the contributors

As we mentioned before you won’t be learning alone. Besides each other, you’ll be hearing from some incredible people working to make technologies more inclusive. So now, we’d like to …