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Where Are The Black Designers?

How many black design­ers do you know? If you find that there’s not many or you don’t know any at all, that’s actu­al­ly per­fect­ly okay. That’s fine. And part of the rea­son­ing I think behind this is that you know, we don’t real­ly know where they are. We don’t see them because they’re not reflect­ed in our design media.

David Chang & Jim Yong Kim: The Future of Food

I think we need to take a look at what we find to taste good. And I think a lot of peo­ple throw away food. As Juergen men­tioned, we throw away 1.3 bil­lion tons of food a year. That’s a third of the food that is pro­duced. Which is just prob­a­bly the eas­i­est way to reduc­ing hunger in the world. Being more resource­ful, much more fru­gal about it.

Stephanie Migdalia Pi Herrera at p5js Diversity

I was vis­it­ing New York, and I got to see peo­ple who were cod­ing who did not look like the peo­ple at my start­up. Who did not act like the peo­ple at my start­up. It was a very dif­fer­ent pro­gram, obvi­ous­ly a lot of artists. That was real­ly inter­est­ing to me, and I was like, Oh. These are atyp­i­cal devel­op­ers. Maybe I could be an atyp­i­cal devel­op­er.”

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