The New Design Congress

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A research group developing a nuanced understanding of technology's role as a social, political and environmental accelerant.

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Incognito

$100 USD since Jun 2020

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Cade Diehm

$70 USD since Jan 2020

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Travis Fox

$40 USD since Jun 2020

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Andrew Thompson

$40 USD since Jul 2020

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Garry and Jewel Diehm

$40 USD since Jul 2020

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$30 USD since Jul 2020

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Sean Diehm

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Reset

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$30 USD since Jul 2020

About

All infrastructure is an expression of power.
Interfaces and technologies are social, political and ecological
accelerants.
Solutionism at scale prevents true change.

The New Design Congress is an independent research group founded by Cade Diehm. Since January 2020, we've worked with a diverse range of voices and to build a unique perspective the role of systems and interfaces beyond individual issues, developing a form of “systems literacy.” Through research partnerships, livestreams, and publications, we use our three core arguments to understand the cascading relationships of societies and their technologies.

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The New Design Congress is a fiscally sponsored project of Simply Secure, a US 501(c)3 nonprofit. 

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Many thanks to Reset.tech!

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