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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 to build new perspectives on systems, security and interfaces and how to respond to they way digital infrastructure affects the world. 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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New Design Cables: No Face No Case

Like a kind of contrast dye, the Coronavirus illuminates and intensifies the shameful and systemic racism of our institutions. Dismantling them will not be easy – especially in a punitive, infantile surveillance state. Just as a face mask c...
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Published on July 9, 2020 by Cade Diehm

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