Finn is a student of linguistics and computer science at Portland State University, but most of what they know about effective software development comes from hobby projects and badgering off-duty professionals. They’ve spoken previously at OSB about how to implement gender-friendly user data interfaces.
Open Source Bridge 2017
Proposals for this user
There's a lot that goes into a great open-source repository besides the code. How do you make your project easy for a newcomer to understand? What about easy to install, to test, and to contribute to? Big projects have whole teams dedicated to building robust releases, but you're just a solo dev with a dream. Great news! You don't have to put your project on hold to study build engineering. Come learn a few simple tools that will put some professional polish on your personal project.
|Practice||2017-03-27 11:23:14 +0000|
Open Source Bridge 2015
Sessions for this user
You want to gather information about your users that you can use to improve their experience and yours. They want their identities to be acknowledged and treated with respect. This talk is about meeting both needs: How to ask about gender in ways that welcome the diversity of reality while still being able to analyze the data you get back. We'll discuss the nature of that challenge, how some major websites address it, and example solutions for different scenarios.
|Finn Ellis, Jonathan Harker|