Encoding gender into technical artifacts such as emoji 😎

Published on 15 Sep 2020, 16:25
Sometimes at engineering driven companies there can be a preconceived notion there is a "right" or "wrong" way of designing. This talk explores how the emoji program operates in the spectrum between this false binary. After all, if race is not a skin color and gender is not a haircut how do you communicate the "idea" of "woman" at emoji sizes?

Watch the discussion on how Google’s emoji team uses a blend of academic research and quantitative data to inform design practices and product decisions and will share insights into how Google builds technology in an inclusive way that reflects a variety of communication needs.

Speaker: Jennifer Daniel

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