News and Links in Bulk, 2017-10-13

Sara Wachter-Boettcher’s new book “Technically Wrong” about the million ways the tech industry falls short and makes ethically dubious design choices is coming out. Both her previous books have changed the way I work, so that’s an instant do-not-even-think-about-it pre-order!

Laura Kalbag’s new book about web accessibility “Accessibility for Everyone” came out at A Book Apart. Developers, project managers, etc. all shall devour it.

If you need to trick yourself in order to abstain from sexually harassing your colleagues (via Stephanie), writer-for-hire Anne Victoria Clark advises to imagine them as Dwayne Johnson.

White supremacists are afraid of being discovered because being identified as a white supremacist makes life more difficult – apparently.

Obesity in young people is getting worse (via Christopher Strebel) and there’s not much healthcare professionals can do in the absence of policy change.

The way we measure the success of a piece of writing online has a huge impact on our way of writing and publishing. I’ve re-activated Google Analytics here. Hence, I’m covering links with two sentences each.

I’d love to have the same writing process as Hisham Matar (via Nicole) but each person is different and I shall find a process that accommodates my (still relatively new) job.