Our personal identity is core to how we perceive ourselves and wish to be seen. All too often, however, applications, databases, and user interfaces are not designed to fully support the diversity of personal, cultural, and gender identities expressed throughout the world. This session will demonstrate ways to build applications that respect users’ identities instead of limiting them.
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The intended audience includes programmers, UX designers, and QA testers. Together we can build inclusive software that supports diverse identities.
Nova Patch is a software engineer on the International Search team at Shutterstock, specializing in internationalization, localization, and multilingual information retrieval; and focusing on developing a search and discovery experience that supports the world’s languages, writing systems, and cultures. They are an open source developer, contributor to the Unicode CLDR, and member of the Unicode Consortium.
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