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Mobile Dev + Test 2017 - Business User

Thursday, April 27

TJ Usiyan
The Iron Yard

A Coded Mind: From Ideas and Assumptions to Applications

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

We tend to imagine code as a construct wholly separate from the subjectivity of the human mind. However, time and time again we prove that systems and applications are extensions of our thought process—for better and for worse. Our assumptions and our ideas are magnified when captured in code—for better and for worse. TJ Usiyan asserts that overlooking this idea has led to unfortunate expectations of the software that we write and poor results for those meant to use it. Join TJ as he describes tools you can employ to reveal overlooked audiences, avoid unforced errors in products and...