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Bringing delight to everyday apps

DEV & CODE

June 26, 2024
12:15 - 1:15P PST

Bringing delight to everyday apps

12:20 - 12:45P

Opting for the opposite

12:45 - 1:10P

Serious Play

12:20 - 12:45P

Opting for the opposite

Josh will outline several key decisions he made during the development of Wordle that run contrary to the expected wisdom of technology products and games. Despite that, these decisions had an outsized impact on its success.

Josh Wardle

he/him

Artist & Software Engineer at Gremco Industries, Creator of Wordle

Josh Wardle is an artist and software engineer living in Brooklyn, NY. His works ‘The Button’ (2015), ‘Robin’ (2016) and ‘Place’ (2017), explore human interaction at scale. In 2021 he released the viral word game ‘Wordle’, which he sold to the New York Times in 2022.

12:45 - 1:10P

Serious Play

How video games inspire better software.

Andy Allen

he/him

Software Designer at !Boring

Boring designer making not boring software.