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Wilma Lam Joins Substantial as Associate Director of Strategy
A Framework for More Ethical Innovation
Participating in ethical innovation is about fostering an internal framework that innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders can bring to every product or business we create.
Unintended Consequences: Tech Ethics & Human-Centered Design
How can we get designers and technologists to better consider unintended consequences and ethics while developing products & services?
Now more than ever, humans are relying on digital tools for human connection. While this trend was already in progress, the Covid-19 pandemic has thrust virtual communication to the forefront.
It is Possible for a Young, Queer, Femme-Presenting Person to Successfully Navigate the Tech Industry.
I ended up at a queer prom with a person who told me about Ada Developers Academy and it turned my world upside down.
Maintaining In the Age of Coronavirus
What we've done as a company to stay a cohesive team while sheltering at home due to Covid-19.
Creating SteamML: Predicting Game Success With Machine Learning
Mike, our head of games, built a machine learning model to predict potential game success on the Steam platform.
Community Profile: Sugarpill
Sharing a bit about our wonderful downstairs neighbor, the Capitol Hill apothecary Sugarpill.
Seeking Funding or Founding a Company in the Seattle Area? Now is a Better Time than Ever.
All Tech is Human Interviews Carey Jenkins, our CEO, on Being an Intentional User and Innovator of Technology
Becoming Better Technology Creators
Erika Ramberg shares Substantial’s creative experiment in partnership with Electric Coffin.
Existing companies must make the transition or they will be left behind in a previous era of business history.
Are you ready to build a digital product?
Five key insights to help you get ready and avoid costly pitfalls in the journey to building your own digital product.
Community Profile: Entre Hermanos
Shining a light on our partner, the Seattle-based nonprofit Entre Hermanos
Community Profile: Unloop
Shining a light on one of our Partners: the Seattle-based nonprofit Unloop