TATIANA MAC

@TatianaTMac

Systems

Systems

Systems

Systems

Systems

Systems

of

of

of

of

of

of

Hedera Helix

English Ivy

Mississauga

Anishnabeg

Chippewa

Haudenosaunee

Wendat

 

 

Invasive species

┏┓
┃┃╱╲ under
┃╱╱╲╲ this
╱╱╭╮╲╲house
▔▏┗┛▕▔ was
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲
the real problem to solve
╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
   

TATIANA MAC

@TatianaTMac

Systems

Systems

Systems

Systems

Systems

Systems

of

of

of

of

of

of

Design Systems

Dropdown

Form pattern

Product registration

Atom

Molecule

Organism

Product registration

Organism

Products

Being

Industry

Ecosystem

Industry

Ecosystem

Society

World

Atom

Molecule

Organism

Being

Ecosystem

World

Build at Scale™

Atom

Molecule

Organism

Being

Ecosystem

World

World

Ecosystem

Being

Organism

Molecule

Atom

Wealth

Act I

Mortgage

Mort—gage

Mortus

gage

death

gage

Mortus

pledge

gage

Mort—

gage

Mort—

pledge
death

Slavery of
the South

Slavery of
the North

Civil War was
not about slavery

state sovereignty

federal authority

versus

Slavery of
the North

racial anxiety

✌️

✌️

All Negro and Indian slaves that are let out to hired [would be] hired at the Market house at the Wall Street Slip…

1711

Wall
Street

7

×

banks +
railroads

undocumented
wealth

1711

2019

$14.5MM

average CEO salary

287 : 1

CEO : worker salary ratio

Productivity

Act II

Thomas
Affleck

Cotton Plantation
Record & Account

Book

Timetracking

Tasktracking

Direct Reports

Reorgs

Timed meals

Breastfeeding

Cotton Plantation
Record & Account

Book

The Farmers' Record & Account Book

Bonus

Employee

of the Month

YOY

🇺🇸 0

🇨🇦 16

Tools of exploitation

Tools of
oppression

Riche$t Richie Riche$ Richer

Our Own

Act III

Female

Male

Truth

False

Female

Male

Truth

False

Nonbinary

Nonexistent

Female

Male

Male

Nonbinary

Female
Custom choices
It depends™

Nonbinary

Custom choices
It depends™
He/Him
They/Them+
She/Her
Male
Null
Female

gender !== gender pronouns

🙄

🧐

Chad @DevRelWearsPata

Chad @DeadLyftLyfe

Intent does not erase impact.

Intent

impact.

USER

DESIGNER

Building
Socially-Inclusive Design Systems

TATIANA MAC

Products

Being

Industry

Ecosystem

Society

World

Positive
feedback
loop

Exclusionary Ecosystem

Sustains
 bad practices, defines systemic issues

Exclusionary Atoms

Introduces
bad pattern, driven by systemic flaws

Positive
feedback
loop

Exclusionary Society

Sustains
 bad practices, defines systemic issues

Exclusionary Ecosystem

Introduces
bad pattern, driven by systemic flaws

Impact

Dana Martin

Jazzaline Ware

Ashanti Carmon

Claire Legato

Muhlaysia Booker

Denali Berries Stuckey

Marquis "Kiki" Fantroy

Jordan Cofer

Bee Love Slater

Jamagio Jamar Berryman

Pebbles LaDime Doe

Michelle Washington

Paris Cameron

Chynal Lindsey

Chanel Scurlock

Zoe Spears

Tracy Single

Brooklyn Lindsey

Bailey Reeves

Itali Marlowe

Brianna "BB" Hill

 

26 in 2018

21 in 2019

18 Trans Black women & GNC people

Our society hates transgender and nonbinary people.

English Ivy

English Ivy

Atom

Molecule

Organism

Being

Ecosystem

World

Atom

Molecule

Organism

Being

Ecosystem

World

Build at Scale™

Build
at Scale™

Build Hate
at Scale™

Tech is not a vertical...

It's a horizontal

TECH
TECH
ENTERTAINMENT
FASHION
AUTOMOTIVE
HOSPITALITY
PHARMACEUTICAL
SPORTS

Tech is a multiplier

Tech multiplies building hate
at scale.

Sequoia sempervirens

Redwoods

113' (34 m)
286' (87 m)
1800-
2700yrs
┏┓
┃┃╱╲ 
┃╱╱╲╲ 
╱╱╭╮╲╲
▔▏┗┛▕▔ 
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲

╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
┏┓
┃┃╱╲ under
┃╱╱╲╲ this
╱╱╭╮╲╲house
▔▏┗┛▕▔ was
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲
the real problem to solve
╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
   

Chase the
〰️〰️〰️.

Chase the green.

Chase the
💰💰💰.

┏┓
┃┃╱╲ under
┃╱╱╲╲ this
╱╱╭╮╲╲house
▔▏┗┛▕▔ we
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲
  hide the roots of
╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
   white supremacist capitalist patriarchy

We must lift the house.

┏┓
┃┃╱╲ under
┃╱╱╲╲ this
╱╱╭╮╲╲house
▔▏┗┛▕▔ we
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲
  hide the roots of
╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
   white supremacist capitalist patriarchy

We must pull by its roots.

┏┓
┃┃╱╲ under
┃╱╱╲╲ this
╱╱╭╮╲╲house
▔▏┗┛▕▔ we
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲
  hide the roots of
╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
   white supremacist capitalist patriarchy

We must kill it, before it kills us.

┏┓
┃┃╱╲ under
┃╱╱╲╲ this
╱╱╭╮╲╲house
▔▏┗┛▕▔ we
╱▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲
  hide the roots of
╱╱┏┳┓╭╮┏┳┓ ╲╲
▔▏┗┻┛┃┃┗┻┛▕▔
   white supremacist capitalist patriarchy

We must cut off the sunlight to the vitriolic vines of hate.

Let's be redwoods.

Learn from our fallen ancestors.

NOTHING CAN
BE CHANGED UNTIL IT IS FACED.

James Baldwin

Racism, ableism, sexism, anti-queer, anti-trans
past & present.

The things that can’t get past, and also the past that we cannot seem to remember.

Slavery & Colonisation

1619

 

PROJECT

(

)

an invitation to reframe how the country discusses the role and history of its Black citizens

Your privilege is not your fault, but it is
your responsibility.

If they come for me in the morning, they will come
for you in the night.

ANGELA DAVIS

Protect our
most vulnerable.

Fascism targets the most vulnerable people

 

unworthy of life

Hate is formulaic

...and tech has algorithamatised it.

On redwoods

Stand tall,
and join roots.

ANGELA DAVIS

We must learn to lift
as we climb.

We must learn to join
as we grow.

Systems of Systems

By Tatiana Mac

Systems of Systems

Design systems create an umbrella to to define the future of our design work. But design systems are not the biggest umbrella, so to speak—they exist under broader social, political, and infrastructural systems that affect the parameters, limitations, and variables of our system. Investigating design systems across many verticals, we'll look to see how design systems are impacted by the systems they live within. And beyond the verticals, we'll look to see how broader systems of power and oppression influence the design systems, and ultimately, the users who use the products defined by them. We'll look to see how to assess where our design systems live in broader ecosystems, the challenges inherent, and how to lean into the good, and resist the bad, to ensure we're serving all humans in an equitable and ethical way, maintaining safety and trust.

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