Attention, acceptance, and power tend to be innate human needs. We want to be seen and a sense of agency. This applies to our person and to our work.
From the Blog on Identity
The challenge of the long tail of data and technology is often caused by speculation and scope creep – these sit within the circles of complexity and power.
Histories of interactions, if collectively accessible, could be extremely useful in helping the person establish or re-establish foundational identity.
But what would it look like if they were ‘holding’ the data about themselves, their families, and when they choose to, they can expose it to us?
If we are creating a digital vaccine passport, we need to ask how do we create them in a way that reduces social inequalities rather than increasing them
We view data as objective and something separate from who we are. But, if data about a person is viewed as part of the person, does that change how we act?
Everyone wants to live beside and in a community of generous, sharing, kind, and caring people and yet we all compete and want to ‘win’
Professionalism is the opposite of authentic. Being a professional requires us to behave in a certain way even if it is not ‘authentic’ to how we are feeling.
While my upbringing was very white, my aid work has been very diverse. I have had the privilege of working with many amazing leaders of colour.