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Podcast: Celebrating Black Excellence in Tech

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Government Digital Service podcast with Vanessa, Chucks, Sam & Matt.

The UK celebrates Black History Month in October. Throughout the month, the Government Digital Service has been hosting events and activities centred on the theme of “Black Excellence”. On our latest podcast, we discuss Black excellence in tech with colleagues and other public servants about careers, advice for young Black people interested in working in tech, and actions for allies to implement.

Podcast: GOV.UK Design System

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Tim Paul and Laura Stevens record a segment for the Government Digital Service podcast on the GOV.UK Design System.

For February’s episode of the GDS Podcast, Laura Stevens, Creative Content Producer at GDS, talks to Tim Paul, Head of Interaction Design and Product Manager of the GOV.UK Design System at GDS, about how the GOV.UK Design System works, who uses it, how to measure its value, and other design systems across government. The episode also features 2 users of the design system: Adam Silver, Interaction Designer at the Department for Education, and Emma Lewis, Lead Frontend Developer at the London Borough of Hackney.