The rise of community has also been met with the rise of the ‘weasel economics’ of spec work. Now that we have identified it as an evil and seen the destructive manner, we can identify how the creative community is fighting back.
- What is spec work?
- Why has it worked?
- Why has it failed?
- What is the big deal?
- What are alternatives to fixing the problem?
- Is the design industry broken?
- Can peer presure really stop this practice?
- Why are the ethics bad?
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The Logo Factory: SXSW’s Is Spec Work Evil? 2009 panel