One of the principles of open-source software is "No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups". Accessibility can and should be baked in every product and interface we share with the world. This lightning talk aims at covering why is accessibility so important, from both a legal and an ethical perspective, and also to raise awareness around how people with different abilities use technology differently.
Session author bios
Marina Castejon is a UX manager at Canonical and part of the Accessibility Guild, an internal initiative focused on making Canonical's products and interfaces accessible to everyone. Since 2016, much of her work as a designer has focused on digital accessibility and inclusive design.
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