"Good for POC: Keeping the tech industry honest"Amélie is a product designer(d) and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently employed at The New York Times and specializes in using cultural studies and design anthropology to inform her design process and to build the Customer Product Design System. Amélie will be presenting a talk on her organization Good for People of Color.
"Tech is a Tool, Not a Solution"Kaya Thomas is a senior Computer Science major at Dartmouth College and has interned at Time Inc, Intuit and Apple. In August 2014, she launched We Read Too, an iOS application that showcases a directory of hundreds children's and young adult books written by authors of color. She was a CODE2040 fellow, has been published on TechCrunch, Fusion and Model View Culture, was honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at the 2015 Black Girls Rock Awards and was named a 2016 College Woman of the Year by Glamour Magazine.
Have you ever worked on a programming project with more than one person? How did you share your code? Email? Dropbox? With these approaches, it is difficult to track which version of the code is the latest and if there are conflicting changes. Enter: version control, a powerful tool used to collaborate and track changes. In this workshop you will be learning how to use the version control system Git to collaborate and manage your projects.
This workshop should cover the following concepts: working with Xcode, creating and organizing a project, Interface Builder, Constraints and Auto Layout, Object Library, Connecting IBOutlets and IBActions, running the simulator.
Ever wanted to learn how to use VR? In this workshop you'll learn how to use A-Frame, a web framework for building virtual reality experiences
In this workshop, we'll discuss the importance of creating inclusive products and dive into Vox Media's accessibility guidelines. You'll learn how the Brand Identity team at Vox Media implements tools to help other creative teams build inclusive compositions without sacrificing brand strength and consistency. At the end of the workshop, we'll build a simple color contrast cheat sheet that's accessible to team members that don't have access to or experience with design applications.
Most modern applications are integrated with external apps through APIs. In this talk, we'll explain what APIs are and how to integrate them with your project. We'll also go through some example projects using the Giphy and Spotify APIs, so you can start using APIs right away!
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