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RT : But kind doesn't win scaremongering votes. Let's start a . 'sin
party  kindness  election2018  who  ozpol  from twitter
8 days ago by neerav
Would You Ever Fire a Client Because They Were Unkind? | Dave Aron | Pulse | LinkedIn
"When my colleague introduced me and set up the meet, [the client] told me to 'give my pitch', then proceeded to open his laptop and read his email whilst I talked about what we could do. He did not do this surreptitiously, or try to pretend he was also listening; he wanted to show us that he actively ignoring us. Obviously it was not a fun experience, and looking back on it, I wished I had had the courage to stop the meeting and leave."
culture  people  kindness  behaviour  dopost 
8 days ago by niksilver
Designed lines. — Ethan Marcotte
"We’re building on a web littered with too-heavy sites, on an internet that’s unevenly, unequally distributed. That’s why designing a lightweight, inexpensive digital experience is a form of kindness. And while that kindness might seem like a small thing these days, it’s a critical one. A device-agnostic, data-friendly interface helps ensure your work can reach as many people as possible, regardless of their location, income level, network quality, or device.

The alternative is, well, a form of digital disenfranchisement. Disenfranchisement that’s outlined—brightly, sharply—by our design decisions."

[See also: "The Unacceptable Persistence of the Digital Divide" ]
ethanmorcotte  broadband  empathy  internet  performance  kindness  webdev  2017  digitalredlining  digitaldivide  us  access  accessibility  inequality 
15 days ago by robertogreco
Kith | Music for Deckchairs
"But none of this suggests to me that citizenship is anything other than the grounds of our refusal to care for others as we’d like to be cared for if misfortune tore us from our homes and threw us onto the mercies of others."

"Kindness (kin-ness) has ancient origins that connect us both to nature and to relationships, and took me back to kith (as in “kith and kin”), and the importance of knowing the place where we are, the way that knowing place nourishes our capacity to belong."
citizenship  digitalcitizenship  2017  katebowls  kith  kin  kindness  belonging  families  care  caring  place 
5 weeks ago by robertogreco

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