User Un-Friendly [or Notes Towards a Queer Web]
The web is more than a technology platform — it was created with a mission statement, and a clear philosophy of inclusive diversity. One web, for everyone, from any device, with control in the hands of users. Design, code, and management trends also come with attached philosophies — and they’re not always so friendly. What do we believe about diversity, and how is it reflected in our code, our companies, clients, products, and processes?
About Miriam Suzanne
Eric Miriam Suzanne is an author, performer, musician, designer, and web developer. She is the author of Riding SideSaddle* (a novel on note cards), The Post-Obsolete Book (a performable website), and a number of open-source frameworks including Susy and True. Formerly Artistic Director of New World Arts & Technical Director of The LIDA Project — Miriam creates web software with OddBird, soundscapes with Teacup Gorilla, words with [WriteyWrite], and performances with Vicious Trap or the Denver Poets’ Theatre.