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In order to celebrate an achievement of 2018, I am very proud to share with you the first time a techdudebro mansplained me the conference I'd just given.

This is just a very brief moment extracted from the 270 seconds of his first rant. He ranted some more after my answer and came back later on when I was off stage and argued with me without listening fo more than 20mn. Extremely educational.

(sorry for the heavy GIF, bear with me!)

“Have I consulted myself with other people, designers or not, from other places of the world to check if this is not a ?” — A cheat sheet to help decolonise design.

Making feminist points: "To question who appears is to become the cause of discomfort. It is almost as if we have a duty not to notice who turns up and who doesn’t. Just noticing can get in the way of an occupation of space."

techbro red flags 

[FR] Besoin de conseils / désimlockage de vieux mobile 

"The Black Feminists Who Saw the Alt-Right Threat Coming" the interesting story of Hudson and Crockett using the hashtag to expose
trolls masquerading as women of color on Twitter in 2014. It didn't get better since.

The "Problem" Woman of Color in the Workplace: A Model 

In the past weeks, I ordered quite a few things online. Almost all shops asked for my telephone number, for most of them, entering a number was mandatory.

I used a fake number for all of them. Guess what? I still got all of my items. And if there were any problems (“sorry, there was an error in the data, so we can only send you one shirt, not the two shirts you ordered“), I got notified via email.

Anyone of you in online retail? Then, please don't ask for my number if you don't need it. :)

This cover of Newsweek is 🔥!

Reminds me this great quote from Desmond Tutu :

❝If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.❞

White supremacists, Nazism, alt-right, banality of evil 


Nouvelle édition de ma newsletter semestrielle, qui parle (entre autres) de mon actualité design et des conférences à venir avec @commonfutures]

Bellingcat did a deep dive into those creepy / laughably fake Amazon fulfilment centre ambassador accounts over on Birdsite


Le mouvement "Lyonnais·es en transition" souhaite réunir toutes celles et ceux qui souhaitent voir naître une ville qui promeut la résilience, l'accessibilité, le partage et le bon sens. Je suis signataire de leur manifeste, bien évidemment !

Rejoignez le mouvement !

So... Female CPR manikins are literally impossible to source. How the fuck are you supposed to let people practice chest compressions on women's bodies without anatomically appropriate dummies?!

What the fuck. My life matters, too!

Indecently there's an open source dummy cover that can help but it's not for sale anywhere that I can find so you gotta sew it yourself:

mastodon needs moms, signal boost 

@mcpaccard Et j’irais même un peu plus loin en disant que faire « aussi bien » ne suffira pas à provoquer une bascule. Il nous faut être véritablement innovant et inventer des communs 10x plus intéressants que les produits actuellement en place. Y’a du boulot (!) mais c’est faisable avec une bonne organisation :)

@adidal @mcpaccard
Mastercard and Visa sell their databases to databrokers, as well as shopping centers. It's "easy" to merge everything an enrich a profile...

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