Heydon is a designer and writer focused on inclusive and ethical design for the web. He has worked with Bulb Energy, The Paciello Group, and The BBC, and he is an editor with Smashing Magazine. He recently self-published a book on inclusive component design, available at the aptly named book.inclusive-components.design. He is currently interested in native web components and their role in performant and framework agnostic design systems.
We are not blessed with infinite resources, so when we make things for the web we have to decide what gets done and what doesn't. But what we choose to prioritize isn't always what deserves to be a priority. This talk explores the spurious thinking, the privileges and the prejudices, behind our faulty prioritizations and defends inclusive design as the ultimate priority when building interfaces.