Essay—March 2020

No.

A short but disproportionately hard word.

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Say no. It helps.

Just in case someone asks you do something shady. Or implement inaccessible color contrast. Take one if someone shares bullshit news. Take two if you are asked to build technology to put children in cages (still looking at you, GitHub). Also, take one if your brain tries to pull you into the maelstrom of global crisis news. Even if you read this after the crisis and you don’t feel like going out, there is one for you.

Don’t be afraid. Say no.

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