Julia and Amanda had a lot of fun talking to our Dean Dan Cohen on his podcast What’s New. We talked about inclusive information systems and our own attempts (through Design for Diversity and other work) to create change.Listen to the full episode here!
From the episode description: “Inside all computers are ones and zeros, a binary world that excels in calculation and speed, but has difficulty with nuance, uncertainty, and complexity. And too often, we humans use these binary machines in black and white ways. How can we account for the great diversity of our society in the digital realm? Julia Flanders, director of the Digital Scholarship Group in the library and Professor of the Practice in the English Department and Amanda Rust, Assistant Director of the Digital Scholarship Group and a Digital Humanities Librarian explain how to design digital systems to be more attentive to the true diversity of humanity.”