Finding Purpose Through the Things We Build

Jun 06, 2019

Developing software that addresses some of the world's most pressing problems relies on a human centered approach as it provides a context in which to investigate solutions and their potential impact. It can help us to create better, more useful software, while also questioning the proper ways to develop and design products. By examining the trajectory of Appolition, a software product designed to make contributing in bail relief easy for users and that centers the black experience, Kortney talks about how community engagement and empathy and have been crucial to its success and how Appolition serves as a template for future innovations.