Ethical Design Checklist

The Ethical Design Checklist exists to facilitate ethical decision-making, especially for designers & creators.


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Ethical Design Checklist


✅ See whom our decisions affect.
✅ Understand their costs & benefits.
✅ Design to empower, not exploit.
✅ Test our assumptions.
✅ Share what we’ve learned.

This talk at DDEX Seminar 2018 (see video) explains the thought process behind this checklist.

Brian Pagán at DDEX 2018 - Heroes & Villains - Ethical Questions for Data-Enriched Design - Cover

Creative Empathy

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Creative Empathy is a process-agnostic toolkit for connecting with people’s deepest needs in any creative project.

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