Android has been around for over 10 years, and has now become the most used operating system in the entire world. It is the go to operating system for all kinds of user facing devices. From car displays and airplane entertainment systems, to fitness gear and points of sale, users are having countless interactions with Android. Sometimes without even realizing it. Android reaches humans from all walks of life and it is our responsibility to make them feel welcome and help keep them safe.
This talk will cover key considerations to add to your engineering practice. Not all users use their devices the same way and we will learn about many styles of interaction. Advocate for the user. Learn how to recognize and push back against dark patterns before they make their way into the public.
By putting these skills into practice, Android will continue to grow and be recognized as a great platform for all, and together we can ensure this happens.