C3Subtitles: 36c3-chaoswest: "Hello, I'm your Edge Case!" or "No, seriously! How do you ask people for their gender on the internet?!"
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"Hello, I'm your Edge Case!" or "No, seriously! How do you ask people for their gender on the internet?!"

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Video duration
00:22:31
Language
English
Abstract
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In an increasingly digital age, input forms for personal data (like name, gender, sexuality, and more), while sometimes necessary, are also increasingly becoming a barrier to entry. Especially for bodies and experiences that do not fit an arbitrary norm the designer might have had in mind.

Whether you are traveling abroad, signing up with a health care provider, filling out a scientific study or ordering food, these forms not only factor into your experience but can even make or break the whole endeavour.

This talk will feature some of the most glaring fails in input form design, discussion about what exactly went wrong and some ideas on how it could be improved to be more accurate and inclusive, both in the particular as well as the general.

Talk ID
36c3CW-143
Event:
36c3-chaoswest
Day
2
Room
Chaos-West Bühne
Start
4 p.m.
Duration
00:20:00
Track
Queer
Type of
Einfacher Slot
Speaker
lambdaTotoro
Talk Slug & media link
36c3-143--hello-i-m-your-edge-case-or-no-seriously-how-do-you-ask-people-for-their-gender-on-the-internet-
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