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User Experience Researcher | Google
In this role, he focuses on improving the developer experience of API and programming tools through grounded, research driven insights. Besides his work at Google, he regularly serves as a paper reviewer for top ACM conferences and journals. Tao holds a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
API usability affects the velocity of developers, the quality of the resulting software, and the adoption of the API. But what affects the usability of an API? What UX principles and methods can be adapted to improve API usability? This talk addresses these questions using case studies from Google.