Designing for social impact

(Image credit: Ben Mounsey)

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Many people in technology want to use their skills to help others. However, creating a digital product that improves society is harder than it sounds. Countless social good hackathons have been organised, yet many products created during these events fail to become anything more than a mention in a recap article. I’d like to explore the reason why this experience is so common and how to avoid it.  

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Catt Small
Catt is a product designer, game maker and developer at Etsy. She enjoys creating interactive experiences and teaching people to code.