Tarot Cards of Tech

Method Overview

Tarot Cards of Tech is a set of provocative considerations presented as cards, designed for technology professionals to more deeply consider the impact of their work and to prevent unintended negative impacts.

Example of a Tarot Card available from the method website.

Getting Started

Materials:  Set of Tarot Cards of Tech

Participants: Individual, Group


  1. Tarot Cards of Tech composes of 12 cards divided into 3 dimension; Choose the dimension(s) and card that are useful/relevant to your product.
  2. Use the context and perspective of each card to evaluate the potential effects and consequences of your product.
  3. Implement your findings into your approach of building your product.

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