Bias

Features How Companies Are Making Technology More Inclusive For All Consumers

In order to create solutions that provide benefits to every demographic, brands are implementing initiatives to reduce inherent bias, racism or other discriminatory nodes

Beauty Interview: How A Baby Skincare Brand Enables Quality, Transparency And Affordability

In this interview, MADE OF's founder shares their process for creating natural skincare offerings that appeal to health and environmentally-conscious consumers

Design Pioneer Of Humanability: Christina Agapakis

In an interview with PSFK, working in collaboration with Verizon, Christina Agapakis reflects on how her work as Ginkgo Bioworks is helping us build a more equitable and sustainable future by designing custom microbes

Advertising Op-Ed: The Rise Of The Discerning, Enabled Consumer Has Disrupted The Agency Model

‘State of the Digital Nation’ series author and former ustwo owner Jules Ehrhardt explores how the era of the empowered consumer caught the ad industry off guard, prompting a crisis for the agency model

Food & Beverage Starbucks Creates Employee Toolkit & Workshops To Combat Bias

From new in-store technologies to a redesigned employee curriculum, the coffee company is taking its customer feedback seriously in its effort to fight racial biases and provide fair treatment

Children Students Around The Globe Build Empathy Through A Learning Platform

Empatico is a free online learning tool, funded by the KIND Foundation, that matches classrooms around the world for a cultural exchange

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Big Data Sets Its Sights On Subway Improvements And Ridesharing Fleets

Teralytics uses telecommunications data to help cities and services plan transportation based on how people move

Retail AI Matches Applicants With The Right Jobs Based On Their Face

The HireVue app uses a mixture of video interviewing and artificial intelligence to make recruiting more efficient and match the right candidates with the right jobs.

Syndicated Computing Pioneer Says Two-Year-Olds Should Learn How To Code

An early start would encourage women to become programmers and reduce gender stereotyping, argues Stephanie Shirley

Advertising Airbnb Developed A Toolkit For Inclusive Design

Another Lens poses a set of questions to help balance your bias

Design Climate Chaos And Artificial Us: 6 Links We’re Talking About

Climate change and AI were the focus of stories circulating among the PSFK team this week

Entertainment VR Experience Sheds Light On The Outsider's Journey To America

The short film explores the journey of Mexican and Central American immigrants and refugees

Interview Begin Your Next Job Interview With Just A Text Message

Canvas is a startup that wants recruiters to approach prospective employees through texts and emojis rather than voicemails

Advertising Anthropologist & Design Researcher: The Societal Effect Of Aging In Japan And China

PSFK 2017 speaker and The Field Study Handbook author Jan Chipchase discusses how an aging society presents significant societal issues and opportunities for companies in China and Japan

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