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Speed, Performance, and Human Perception

Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Location: Salon 8/9
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Performance is a feature, but what exactly is performance? Should UX be part of it and are there design principles that will help us deliver experiences that “feel faster”? What does it mean for a site to “feel fast” anyway and what is fast enough?

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Ilya Grigorik


Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer at Google, cochair of the W3C Web Performance Working Group, and author of High Performance Browser Networking (O’Reilly). In short, he’s an Internet plumber.

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Hussam Dawood
03/12/2014 3:51am PDT

Actual scientific data to detect and improve performance!