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mental illness and disability

A person with their cheek and hands pressed closely and deeply against the glass of the photo.
2016 Year in Review by Julia Nguyen on December 12th, 2016
Our efforts in supporting mental health must be comprehensive.
An X-ray image of a hand, illuminating the underlying skeletal structure.
Issue 40 by Eira A. Ekre on August 16th, 2016
When workers get hurt and are instantly pushed out for someone new and healthy, it’s easy to miss the number of people nursing chronic pain and injuries as a result of their jobs.
Clock face, slightly burned as if it's been in a fire.
Issue 34 by Eira A. Ekre on March 16th, 2016
We have continuously talked about how harmful crunch is. But game studios haven't changed their ways.
International access symbol on a brick wall.
Issue 21 by Lacey Williams Henschel on May 20th, 2015
Wide accessibility must become a part of everything we do in the tech industry, and our events are a critical part of that mission.
Multiple surveillance feeds displayed across many screens.
Issue 21 by Sedge Armon on May 18th, 2015
How is an article about surveillance by a woman who admits her madness to be taken seriously at all?
The hallway and stairway of a castle, fallen into disrepair and dilapidated.
Issue 18 by Eira A. Ekre on March 18th, 2015
In a way, you were the dream: someone who delivered high-quality work - or even perfection - without staying at the company long enough to get paid.
Shelves of patient records.
Issue 17 by Alex Rosenblat on February 26th, 2015
What happens to all the data trails we leave in our digital wake? What kinds of precautions should we take with our health data? How do we bake a ‘Do No Harm’ Hippocratic ethic into health technologies? And what are the trade-offs between improving care and increasing surveillance?
A hand holding a ball.
Mental Illness and Disability by Paddy Foran on August 11th, 2014
Stigma, privilege, and mental health.
A photo of sketches on slightly crumpled notebook paper. At the bottom, it shows an image of an eye within a circle, on top of which is a crown. At the top, a circle with two lines at a crossroads within it is adorned with textured wings and a crown. Sketches on the other side of the paer are dimly visible through the page.
Mental Illness and Disability by Davida Small on August 11th, 2014
Support staff are often expected to respect the states of our more privileged and powerful co-workers, yet our own frailties, states of depression, or anxiety are seen as not deserving of care and accommodation.
A pile of golden, generic tokens.
Mental Illness and Disability by Aurynn Shaw on August 11th, 2014
Forcing people to live in fear shows nothing but a cruel disregard of their lives.