Laura Kalbag Designer and Author

Laura Kalbag is a designer, and author of Accessibility For Everyone from A Book Apart. She’s one third of Ind.ie, a tiny two-person-and-one-husky social enterprise working for social justice in the digital age. At Ind.ie, Laura follows the Ethical Design Manifesto, and works on a web privacy tool called Better.

Session: Digital Assistants, Facebook Quizzes, And Fake News! You Won’t Believe What Happens Next

As citizens of the web, do we know what is happening to the data we’re sharing about ourselves publicly and privately? As people who use technology for our work, are we ethical about the data we obtain from others? There’s a dark underbelly to the internet we love, and its darkness is rooted in the core decisions we make about our products. This talk will explain more, and share how we can use the Ethical Design Manifesto to make it better.