Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Katie McLaughlin

Katie McLaughlin
Operations Engineer, KatieConf


Katie McLaughlin has worn many different hats over the years, including a software developer in many languages, a systems administrator for multiple operating systems, and a speaker on many different topics. She’s currently a core developer on the BeeWare project, organizer of KatieConf, and a former board member for Linux Australia. When she’s not changing the world, she enjoys making tapestries, cooking, and seeing just how well various application stacks handle emoji.


1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Ballroom G
Level: Beginner
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Emoji have a rich history of allowing the communication of ideas in a reduced amount of data. However, there is a social responsibility to ensure limited miscommunication and a technical responsibility to ensure compatibility between platforms. Katie McLaughlin discusses the history of emoji, cross-platform adoption, the Unicode standard, and emoji accessibility in web applications. ✨ Read more.