Tag Archives: Design

What google teaches us about our views on the sexes

TweetChris Harrison, a Ph.D. student in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon, created an infographic of how “he” and “she” are used in Google’s digital books archive, which contains  200 years worth of published material. The graph shows the 120 most common words used after “he” and “she,” ordered in decreasing frequency. When I asked Harrison [...]
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Building with the big guys

TweetNo Country for Young Women has a very cool series going on about women working in architecture and construction–two fields that are wildly male-dominated. Sara Fox, an American property development consultant living in London, who was responsible for the construction of London’s iconic Gherkin building, had this to say: Because construction is still, really and [...]
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Thanks, CommandC!

TweetWe’re still in the middle of our launch excitement, but I wanted to take a second to thank the wonderful team at CommandC, who – under the leadership of the fabulous Sara Bacon – made this new site possible.  They worked with us from the very beginning, brainstorming goals and branding, till the bitter end [...]
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Triple Bottom Line: Planet, People, and Profit

TweetCheck out Emily Pilloton on Colbert Nation. I reviewed her book back in the day. It’s exciting to see this movement, and Emily’s great work, getting the attention it deserves. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'Emily Pilloton www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Economy Tweet
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Young Woman Leads the Charge on a Design Revolution

TweetI went to a great book party last night for Emily Pilloton’s Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People. Emily, a visionary designer still in her late 20s, started Project H Design in January 2008, a nonprofit aimed at supporting product design initiatives “for humanity” (such as more vivid and engaging foster home facilities, playgrounds [...]
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