Follow

We nonprofit and movement techies are influenced by (and even take inspiration from) corporate technology.

Especially in and circles. After reading No Shortcuts: Organizing in the New Guilded Age I've been thinking about how we should be drawing lessons from organizers more than marketers when it comes to design goals, principles, patterns, etc.

When corporate tech has so many resources behind it, it does give designers and others the space to do some really interesting things, but if the end goal is promoting transactional relationships to encourage more consumption then we hit a limit quickly on how much we can really learn from them.

@clayton could you recommend an ethical source of this book (ebook, preferably)? unfortunately author’s page suggests going to Oxford University Press but they only sell traditional/paper books

Sign in to participate in the conversation
social.coop

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!