The reality of domestic violence doesn’t disappear when people enter the digital world. Abusers use technology to exploit and control their victims, meaning we have a responsibility to ensure user safety. How can we prevent people with violent intentions from using our digital products as tools of abuse? There are no silver bullets, but an understanding of the role of technology in domestic violence along with thoughtful design can increase people’s safety. This talk will help the audience understand the intersections of technology and domestic violence and provide a framework for designing against domestic violence.
Designing Against Domestic Violence
- Length: 45 Min
- Language: EN
Principal Designer @ 8th Light
Eva PenzeyMoog is a Principle Designer at 8th Light. She works to ensure that digital products cannot be be used as tools of abuse, with the goal of reducing harm in the world through centering the safety of victims of domestic violence. When not designing and coding, she spends her time thinking and having dreams about the zombie apocalypse and playing with her two dogs, Hamlet and Horatio.
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