David Dylan Thomas – Ep 7 & 8

Part 1

(scroll down for part 2)

Part 2


About David Dylan Thomas

David Dylan Thomas (@movie_pundit), author of Design for Cognitive Bias, creator and host of The Cognitive Bias Podcast, and a twenty-year practitioner of content strategy and UX, has consulted major clients in entertainment, healthcare, publishing, finance, and retail. As the founder and CEO of David Dylan Thomas, LLC he offers workshops and presentations on inclusive design and the role of bias in making decisions. He has presented at TEDNYC, SXSW Interactive, Confab, An Event Apart, LavaCon, UX Copenhagen, Artifact, IA Conference, IxDA, Design and Content Conference, Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise, and the Wharton Web Conference on topics at the intersection of bias, design, and social justice.

Design for Cognitive Bias

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Show Notes

All times are approximate – hh:mm

Part 1

State of UX – :02
Design & Content Conference
How Traditional Design Thinking Protects White Supremacy
Power & the Design Process – :05
Mike Monteiro – Ruined By Design
Using Design to Mitigate Bias or Use It For Good – :10
Obstacles to Bias Training – :15
Mike Monteiro – My People were in Shipping
How You Know You’re Helping – :17
Getting Buy-In – :19
Loss Aversion Bias – :20
Arc of Accessibility & Bias – :23
Licensing Designers – :25
Power Literacy – :30
Margot Bloomstein @mbloomstein
Our Power as Designers – :33
JT Cobell
Never Again Pledge
Standing Up – :38
Algorithmic Justice League
UX & Content Slack
Design Justice

Part 2

A Book Apart
Bias workshop content – :00
Guiding groups through the conversation – :06
Moral hazards of game play and goal settings – :07
Creating a safe environment – :10
Luna Jimenez Institute
Three rules of productive discourse – :11
Brave spaces – :13
Wil Reynolds
Spotting harm – :15
Growth Mindset
Being human at work – :19
Is remote work improving diversity? – :24
LinkedIn post about drinking water during zoom interview
What’s next? Being a bias informed leader – :30