Obsidian Collection Archives
Preserving Black legacy through a digital platform for archival imagery
Leading change for women’s advocacy through content-driven design
Helping families find simple and reliable information about IVF clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic
Health Worker Data Alliance
Supporting health workers through the COVID-19 pandemic with insights into well-being
Helping a venerable institution adapt and thrive in the 21st century
Documenting User Flows in FigJam
Recently, I've come to discover the power and beauty of using FigJam as a way of defining user stories... With some practice, I can rapidly create an overarching understanding of the business logic and user actions through a flow chart, and ultimately map features against that flow.
What Matters When Designing For Safety?
My first book, Design for Safety, is now available for purchase! In this blog, I wanted to provide a little bit more of a detailed overview of what topics I cover in the book, and how it might affect you and your work as a technologist.
Podcast: Know Your History: Ethical Source with Coraline Ehmke
Coraline Ehmke’s path to the tech industry was non-traditional. It took someone to turn the key for her to find the community that she sought. 25 years later, Coraline is still working in tech and has been open about her experience as a trans person in the industry. Coraline has been an inspiration for many of us at 8th Light, and we hope you can be inspired from our conversation as well.
Podcast: It's a Process: More than Machine Learning with Hana Lee
Machine learning is only as good as the humans who create the program. Even machines have biases. In our conversation today, Hana discusses her life in academia, the case for creating cross-functional teams, and how to frame data problems for machine learning success.
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