…loyees to these events? Is it because, as one colleague told me, “they forgot that you were black?” Is a prerequisite to working in tech as a minority that one is expected to, in the eyes of the majority, sublimate your racial identity to ensure a cultural fit? In attempting to achieve the appropriate level of blackness that makes me palatable to tech, had I unwittingly erased the importance of maintaining my blackness in a sea of white faces?
… together a possibility portfolio. Within the confines of a parameter, whatever that happens to be. To me, the magic of being a designer is that you are subconsciously aware, in a very detailed format, of what the problem is and then you temporarily and consciously sort of ignore that. And that’s a trick.