Andromeda Founders Speak at Scenic City Summit They discussed typography and empathy in writing code at online event
Andromeda founders Martine and Michael Dowden spoke at the Scenic City Summit, an online conference on September 24th, 2021.
Martine Dowden’s talk, Type-setting in CSS: Using typography to enhance your design, covered the history of typography leading up to where we are today, how to make decisions about fonts and their usage in out application, and the CSS properties that allow us to manipulate our type for a polished beautiful design. Michael’s talk, From Horror Story to Fairy Tale: Writing code people want to read, discussed the importance of empathy when writing code, and the impact this can have on inclusivity.
Scenic City Summit started in 2016 as a community developer conference held at the Engineering, Math, and Computer Science building. Since then it has moved to the Chattanooga Convention Center and expanded the content to include data science, cloud and DevOps, UX/UI, and other topics to make SCS an event for technical professionals throughout the region.
About Scenic City Summit Started in 2016, Scenic City Summit is a community developer conference in Chattanooga Tennessee. The event connects professionals across industries, platforms, and businesses to share new methodologies, emerging technologies, and practical knowledge of unique, engaging topics.
About Andromeda Galactic Solutions Founded in 2015, Andromeda Galactic Solutions has a mission to facilitate connections between people in an ethical, accessible way, using technology when necessary. The company was created to address community issues through a unique combination of technology and services, believing that sustainable companies should generate net social gain with every product and service offered. You may learn more about Andromeda on their website, AndromedaGalactic.com.
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