Baldur Bjarnason

... works as a web developer in Hveragerði, Iceland, and writes about the web, digital publishing, and web/product development

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2021-11-30: “Towards a research community for better thinking tools - thesephist.com”

2021-11-30: “Twitter Is The Worst Reader”

2021-11-30: “Wildfires are erasing Western forests. Climate change is making it permanent. - Grist”

2021-11-29: “Software development pushes us to get better as people – Jessitron” “There is an alignment between …

2021-11-28: Another autumn photo from a few weeks ago

2021-11-28: Don’t know what I think about this one, honestly. I both like it and don’t

2021-11-28: Reworking a couple of earlier photos from here in Hveragerði.

2021-11-28: Reworking a couple of earlier photos from here in Hveragerði.

2021-11-28: “Over 40” I’m 43 and my career prospects seem roughly the same as they were five years ago. As in, …

2021-11-28: “Reading citations is easier than most people think” It’s also kind of fun.

2021-11-26: “Complexity is killing software developers - InfoWorld” Related to my Software Crisis 2.0 essay. Dev …

2021-11-26: “Adactio: Links—The Handwavy Technobabble Nothingburger”

2021-11-26: “The Handwavy Technobabble Nothingburger”

2021-11-25: “And now it’s… Springtime For Crypto – Terence Eden’s Blog” Like Terence points out, money transfers …

2021-11-25: “Modern CSS Reset / Global Styles” A good ‘you don’t need to make the same decisions but you do need …

2021-11-24: “Modern CSS in a Nutshell - Cloud Four” IMO, common CSS processors and build tools are a big part of …

2021-11-23: Is cross-posting broken? My micro.blog posts haven’t been posting anywhere else.

2021-11-23: “How to detect Emojis in JavaScript strings - Stefan Judis Web Development” TIL about unicode …

2021-11-23: Having both arts & humanities education and a coding career is having to constantly witness how …

2021-11-20: “Introducing Buy now, pay later in Microsoft Edge - Microsoft Tech Community” Here I’ve been talking …

2021-11-19: ‘Get Ready for the “Kessler Syndrome” to Wreck Outer Space - by Clive Thompson’ The odds of the …

2021-11-19: “We’re turning off AMP pages at Search Engine Land”

2021-11-19: “Amazon’s Dark Secret: It Has Failed to Protect Your Data - WIRED” This is exactly the sort of …

2021-11-18: “S’Notes – Lucy Bellwood”

2021-11-18: “Exploiting CSP in Webkit to Break Authentication & Authorization” In every project I’ve worked …

2021-11-18: “Cloudflare Pages Goes Full Stack” I know that the punditry keeps saying that Cloudflare is …

2021-11-17: It seems to be the norm for smart people to utterly lack self-awareness, esp. if they are young. …

2021-11-17: “Sticky CSS Grid Items - Melanie Richards”

2021-11-17: “Using Position Sticky With CSS Grid - Ahmad Shadeed”

2021-11-17: “Adactio: Journal—Tracking”

2021-11-17: “Line length revisited: following the research - CSS-Tricks” The flaw in the original research is …

2021-11-16: “wrangler 2.0 — a new developer experience for Cloudflare Workers” They did the right thing and …

2021-11-16: “I will pay you cash to delete your npm module” That’s one way to address the problem.

2021-11-16: “Thinking of uses for BlockChains – Terence Eden’s Blog” Kevin Kelly is wrong so often that you …

2021-11-16: “The Software Slip — Pixel Envy” All software dev is broken, but Apple’s seem especially broken.

2021-11-16: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Apple Software Quality in 2021”

2021-11-16: “Don’t soften feedback. - Lara Hogan”

2021-11-16: “Individuals matter” Like I’ve been saying for a while, the reason why most modern software is …

2021-11-16: “Your CSS is an interface – Eric Bailey”

2021-11-15: “If Apple keeps letting its software slip, the next big thing won’t matter - Macworld” The …

2021-11-15: “A random man walks into my office and asks if I’m single… - Stephanie Stimac’s …

2021-11-13: “Apple, Its Control Over the iPhone, and The Internet — MatthewBall.vc”

2021-11-12: “Tale of the Tape: Highlight.js vs Shiki - Begin” The only thing I’d add is that you should also go …

2021-11-11: “View-Source” The irony of the view-source drama is that the fearmongers are siccing …

2021-11-11: The fear-mongering over Chrome updating an enterprise policy feature to let device admins block …

2021-11-11: “Notes on Web3” If anything, Robin is being too generous towards Web3.

2021-11-10: “Adactio: Articles—The State Of The Web” Gonna link to this again ‘cause it’s so good.

2021-11-10: Web dev communities seem to be one part “X is bad UX, unusable on mobile, inaccessible, and an …

2021-11-10: “Microsoft and the Metaverse – Stratechery by Ben Thompson” An interesting insight into the mind of …

2021-11-10: “System76: A Case Study on How Not To Collaborate With Upstream – Chris’s Design & …

2021-11-10: “Restyling apps at scale – Space and Meaning” The tragedy of Gnome over the past fifteen years or so …

2021-11-09: “Adactio: Journal—Inertia” Been thinking a lot about evaluating tech because I have a new project …

2021-11-09: “Culturally transmitted skills and values”

2021-11-08: “Why you should prioritise quality over speed in design systems by Amy Hupe, content designer.”

2021-11-08: “Designing better file organization around tags, not hierarchies” Interesting. Another entry in the …

2021-11-07: “Fire-breathing requirements. The mythical design tool. - by Alan Cooper - Nov, 2021 - Medium”

2021-11-07: “Web Development Best Practices: What The Data Tells Us” These are always interesting although many …

2021-11-07: “Let’s talk about AMP - by Barry Adams - SEO for Google News” “Google penalised these …

2021-11-07: “AMP Has Irreparably Damaged Publishers’ Trust in Google-led Initiatives – WP Tavern” “I think it’s …

2021-11-05: “Adactio: Journal—Memories of Ajax”

2021-11-05: “Malware found in coa and rc, two npm packages with 23M weekly downloads - The Record by Recorded …

2021-11-05: “Adactio: Journal—Writing on web.dev”

2021-11-05: “Breaking down Apollo Federation’s anti-FOSS corporate gaslighting”

2021-11-04: Web dev has a host of ‘lost arts’: previously well-documented practices that have since …

2021-11-03: “macOS 12 Monterey and User Interface Inconsistencies – Corbin’s Treehouse” Something has gone …

2021-11-03: “Adactio: Articles—The State Of The Web” “When I talk to people about using the web—especially on …

2021-11-03: “s3-credentials: a tool for creating credentials for S3 buckets”

2021-11-02: A heuristic for whether to pay attention to the opinions of a pundit As a rule of thumb, I tend to distrust the opinions of pundits who are all in on cryptocoins and …

2021-11-02: “World Wide Words: Sphexish”

2021-11-02: “Name, labels, ARIA, what to do? - scottohara.me”

2021-11-02: “Some Older Macs Reportedly Bricked After Installing macOS Monterey - MacRumors” Something has gone …

2021-11-02: “DNSServiceNATPortMappingCreate was quietly killed in macOS Monterey” “But the worst part …

2021-11-02: The character miscounting bugs on micro.blog are honestly infuriating. Esp. since they are often …

2021-11-02: “Have Single-Page Apps Ruined the Web? (“Transitional Apps”) - CSS-Tricks” Chris makes …

2021-11-02: “Buttons vs. Links - CSS-Tricks”

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2021-10-29: “Introducing the layer based SVG engine” Nikolas Zimmermann goes over the work …

2021-10-29: “TBM 44/52: Three Teams (Boring, Chaotic, Buffered) - by John Cutler - The Beautiful Mess”

2021-10-29: “Process People - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-10-29: “The Inner Osborne Effect”

2021-10-28: “Users > developers - Go Make Things”

2021-10-28: “When you’re a manager, your behavior is under a microscope - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-10-28: “Having an open dialog - scottohara.me” “I’m just going to say right now that the dialog element …

2021-10-27: “Quickie: The Latest Technology - Think Different” “I am struck by so many hiring companies …

2021-10-27: “Code quality: a concern for businesses, bottom lines, and empathetic programmers - Stack Overflow …

2021-10-27: “Auto Dark Theme - Chrome Developers” Feels like a bad idea, badly done.

2021-10-27: “How to hold employees accountable without micromanaging them - Know Your Team - Blog”

2021-10-26: “A Deep Dive Into object-fit And background-size In CSS — Smashing Magazine”

2021-10-26: “The Greatest CSS Tricks Vol. I eBook (PDF and EPUB) - CSS-Tricks” 😁

2021-10-26: Unpopular opinion: an OSS project that is constantly getting feature changes and additions is de …

2021-10-25: It’s weird that the Github Readme retelling of the story of why the lucky stiff omits any mention of …

2021-10-25: “A Note to Self on Churn - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” “Humans get good at what they practice. Doesn’t …

2021-10-25: “Notes: Hammock Driven Development by Rich Hickey - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” “A classic. I’ve listened …

2021-10-25: “talk-transcripts/HammockDrivenDev-mostly-text.md at master · matthiasn/talk-transcripts · GitHub” …

2021-10-25: As an industry, we’re bad at the whole package: HTML, JS, CSS, accessibility, security. Only …

2021-10-25: The difference in how web devs treat CSS and JS CSS: write broken code that looks ugly because they …

2021-10-25: “How to do Discovery and Delivery at the same time … with Pivot Triggers” Interesting idea.

2021-10-25: Decidedly uncomfortable about how pervasive singularity-style progress myths seem to be among …

2021-10-25: “Better Footnotes in WordPress JetPack – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-10-25: “Switch Role Support - Adrian Roselli”

2021-10-24: “Develop Mastery by Revisiting the Basics - Jorge Arango” This doesn’t apply to just apps. If you …

2021-10-23: “Can I include a tag to a tag? Based on HTML Spec WHATWG” Useful more often than you’d think.

2021-10-22: “Pair programming sucks - Go Make Things” Don’t know which bucket I’d fall into as I’ve never …

2021-10-22: “Laurie Anderson’s 5 questions - Austin Kleon”

2021-10-22: “On Using Custom Properties – Bram.us”

2021-10-22: “(the return of) Tables, Tequila and Beer – HTML Accessibility”

2021-10-21: “Decoupling HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in design systems - Go Make Things”

2021-10-21: Been doing a bit of research in various JS/web dev online communities and, wow, there’s a lot …

2021-10-21: “You should be ready, willing, and able to read the source code of your dependencies -> …

2021-10-21: “Let’s Talk about Native HTML Tabs - daverupert.com” Interesting proposal. Could work.

2021-10-21: “Willingness to look stupid” This is really good advice.

2021-10-20: “CSS { In Real Life } - Evaluating Clever CSS Solutions” I’m not the only one worried about the …

2021-10-19: I wrote a short blog post on reading for skills development: you need to change how you read and …

2021-10-19: “How I Structure My CSS (for Now) · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer” Is ITCSS the most …

2021-10-18: “Fix web accessibility systematically · Eric Eggert”

2021-10-18: “Learning to build conviction - benkuhn.net”

2021-10-17: I guess winter has arrived.

2021-10-17: “Blaming Screen Readers 🚩×5 - Adrian Roselli”

2021-10-17: “Joyce and Walky! » The baby can hear stuff now”

2021-10-17: “Software developers have stopped caring about reliability” This x1000. There’s been a shift in …

2021-10-16: Remember this Chrome headless bug that I’ve been obsessing about? Turns out that this is a …

2021-10-16: “Some reasons to work on productivity and velocity”

2021-10-15: “Custom properties with defaults: 3+1 strategies – Lea Verou” I don’t mind the verbose solution, …

2021-10-15: “Implementing form filling and accessibility in the Firefox PDF viewer – Attack & Defense” …

2021-10-15: “The dark side of Eureka: Artificially induced Aha moments make facts feel true - ScienceDirect”

2021-10-14: “Was it easier to build websites a decade ago? - Go Make Things” Absolutely agree with this. The …

2021-10-14: “Every search bar looks like a URL bar to users – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-10-14: So, it looks like the kerning/spacing problems I saw in the PDF output of puppeteer/headless chrome …

2021-10-14: “CSS is Going Gosh-Darned Hog Wild, I Tell Ya What - CSS-Tricks” CSS is easily my favourite part of …

2021-10-14: “Appwalls and their apps are destructive to the open web. - Airbag Industries”

2021-10-13: So, it turns out that the typographic quality of Chrome’s PDF output varies quite a bit OS to OS. …

2021-10-12: As always, I am a goddamn bug magnet. Not only have I run into a known Chrome bug in my PDF testing …

2021-10-12: “Discovery - Feedback - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-10-12: “About TypeScript Hype. Are you happy about TS? Good, really…” TS is a very useful JS superset. Its …

2021-10-11: Working on a series of reviews of various free/OSS tools for generating print-ready PDFs from HTML …

2021-10-11: “Heading off confusion: When do headings fail WCAG? - TPGi”

2021-10-10: People with smarphones: use all sorts of fancy software and machine learning to fake a shallow DoF. …

2021-10-10: Also met one of the friendly neighbourhood cats

2021-10-10: Walk around the neighbourhood 3: not the only person on an autumn walk

2021-10-10: Walk around the neighbourhood 2

2021-10-10: Walk around the neighbourhood 1

2021-10-09: “Google’s apps to embrace iOS on iOS – Six Colors” About time.

2021-10-08: “Service worker strategies - Go Make Things”

2021-10-08: “Comparing Google Analytics and Plausible Numbers - CSS-Tricks” As with all statistics and metrics, …

2021-10-08: “Windows 11’s Start Menu ~ take” Curious to see all of this nostalgia for the Windows 10 start …

2021-10-08: “Buttons vs. Links · Eric Eggert”

2021-10-07: “Transitional Apps with Rich Harris” “The secret sauce in transitional web apps is progressive …

2021-10-07: “Safe DOM manipulation with the Sanitizer API” IMO, this would be the most important addition to web …

2021-10-07: “A practical example of flat file storage” There’s a ‘magic’ trick that lets you use flat file …

2021-10-07: “How to blog - macwright.com”

2021-10-07: “Writing for distributed teams · Vicki Boykis”

2021-10-06: “Did iOS 15 kill Google AMP?”

2021-10-06: Do those who make mobile sites with React truly believe that it works on low end phones? I’ve …

2021-10-05: “Footnotes now supported in Markdown fields - GitHub Changelog” 🙂

2021-10-05: Idly pondering whether refocusing on serverside dev over the front end might be a good move, …

2021-10-05: Interesting thoughts from Dorian Taylor on sheering/pace layers in software dev. …

2021-10-05: Unpopular opinion: “clever tricks” have no place in code that needs to be maintained by humans.

2021-10-05: “Designing Low Upkeep Software” How do I make software that’s cheap and easy to maintain? This is a …

2021-10-05: “Conditional Border Radius In CSS – Bram.us” This is very clever. But it’s also the sort of thing …

2021-10-02: “Using the platform” Interesting. Disagree with the caveat that CSS can’t go buildless. Had an …

2021-10-02: “No, We Won’t Have a Video Call for That! - xahteiwi.eu”

2021-10-01: So Free Guy’s actually a decent movie, huh?

2021-09-30: If you ever wondered what would be the simplest way to serialise a form… well here you go. …

2021-09-30: “Everyone Should Read ‘Teaching Machines’ - Just Visiting”

2021-09-29: “Adactio: Links—Get Lost on the Web – Dan Q”

2021-09-29: “Get Lost on the Web – Dan Q”

2021-09-29: “New Azure Active Directory password brute-forcing flaw has no fix - Ars Technica” Azure has been …

2021-09-29: “Climate Change Is the New Dot-Com Bubble - WIRED” I’m guessing that the trust many younger devs …

2021-09-28: TIL that you can use pretty much any arbitrary programming language for recipe execution in GNU …

2021-09-28: “GitHub - cloudflare/miniflare: 🔥 Fully-local simulator for Cloudflare Workers” Keeping an eye on …

2021-09-28: “I Guess People Really Hate AMP — Pixel Envy” When your fancy HTML superset is so disliked that …

2021-09-27: Pondering more about going ‘buildless’ with front end development (or achieving …

2021-09-27: I’ve been experimenting with ways to do frontend unit testing without building, node, or npm. …

2021-09-27: “What to Make of Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi Giant and Dirty Old Man? ‹ Literary Hub” Asimov and Heinlein, …

2021-09-27: Web 3.0 is shaping up to be the same sort of self-serving VC grift that dominated Web 2.0. The last …

2021-09-26: “SaaS margins are terrible.” Alternate theory: companies that get into the habit of losing money …

2021-09-26: “Cooperative Overlap” We do this here in Iceland as well.

2021-09-26: “Beware False Negatives - Adrian Roselli”

2021-09-26: “Designing the Smallest Possible Thing - Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF)”

2021-09-25: “In Iceland’s election, political stability again at stake - Reuters” Voter attendance so far …

2021-09-25: Voted💪🏻

2021-09-25: “Quickie: The Software Industry - Think Different”

2021-09-25: “British indie STRANGEHAVEN optioned by IDW Entertainment - The Beat” I interviewed Gary Spencer …

2021-09-25: On the EU USB-C mandate: It has built-in future-proofing: no mandate for wireless chargers which is …

2021-09-24: I really wish OSS communities would stop defaulting to Discord or Slack. Your software isn’t a …

2021-09-24: “Russell T Davies to return as Doctor Who showrunner - Doctor Who” 🙏🏻

2021-09-24: “Coverage Is Not Strongly Correlated with Test Suite Effectiveness” Interesting results. Java, so …

2021-09-24: “Bringing instant page-loads to the browser through speculative prerendering”

2021-09-24: “Kids who grew up with search engines could change STEM education forever” We’ve needed better …

2021-09-24: “Not Releasing Late on Fridays, a Matter of Courtesy · Jens Oliver Meiert”

2021-09-21: You’ll know that Windows finally cares about UX when it starts to hide the cursor when …

2021-09-21: “Why do Webdevs keep trying to kill REST?” Decent overview from the GraphQL perspective. It seems …

2021-09-20: “Why Bad CEOs Fear Remote Work - Scott Berkun” The default management style for most modern …

2021-09-20: In case any of you have ideas or helpful suggestions: I’ve been putting together a library for …

2021-09-18: For some reason tourists think that the burning hot lava is just decorative. Decent chance we’ll see …

2021-09-17: “The Long Tail - Bristol & Bath Creative R&D” “between 2005 and 2013 the number of writers …

2021-09-16: “Eurogamer Closes Its Forums And Moves Its Readers To Discord” “Please Stop Closing Forums And …

2021-09-16: “The Future of CSS: Cascade Layers (CSS layer) – Bram.us” This looks really useful. Could also go a …

2021-09-16: “Grainy Gradients - CSS-Tricks” Remember tho, that SVG filters and complex SVGs in HTML are buggy as …

2021-09-16: “Reducing The Need For Pseudo-Elements — Smashing Magazine”

2021-09-16: “Reducing The Need For Pseudo-Elements — Smashing Magazine”

2021-09-16: “Monotype Announces the Acquisition of Iconic Type Foundry Hoefler&Co. - Monotype” This seems to …

2021-09-16: “In Quest of Search” “On why I think adding a new HTML sectioning element for search is a good …

2021-09-15: “Should we make deprecation more prescriptive?” Just don’t deprecate APIs that have cross-platform …

2021-09-15: “An Idea from Computer Science That Can Change Your Life – Jorge Arango”

2021-09-14: For a moment there, I was filled with an overwhelming nostalgia for writing with WordPerfect on DOS. …

2021-09-14: “Aggregators aren’t open-ended - by Gordon Brander - Subconscious”

2021-09-14: “I Didn’t Come Here to Make Enemies – Lucy Bellwood”

2021-09-14: “Hacking CloudKit - How I accidentally deleted your Apple Shortcuts - Detectify Labs” Whoops.

2021-09-14: “MailChimp: an inequitous acquisition” Kinda glad I’m not a MailChimp user, tbh.

2021-09-13: “Touch the keys”

2021-09-13: “Designing Beautiful Shadows in CSS” “All of a sudden, things started making so much more sense. …

2021-09-13: “Adactio: Journal—Stakeholders of styling”

2021-09-13: “How to write about web performance - Read the Tea Leaves”

2021-09-12: “Learning and Being Wrong - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-09-12: “Assume that both are true - Seth’s Blog”

2021-09-11: Reviewing some of the work that came out of W3C Publishing WG: web publications, lightweight …

2021-09-11: Did web packaging ever get any adoption outside of Google? github.com/WICG/webp… My …

2021-09-11: “Just ask”

2021-09-11: “I completely ignored the front end development scene for 6 months. It was fine” There must be some …

2021-09-11: “Counterfeit Capitalism: Why a Monopolized Economy Leads to Inflation and Shortages - by Matt …

2021-09-10: Experimenting a bit with PDF-generation using latex/xetex via pandoc. Kind of digging it, tbh. …

2021-09-10: “Enough With Must-Have Features - Itamar Gilad Product Management”

2021-09-09: “Vanilla JS is a web performance decision - Go Make Things” “If you actually care about your users, …

2021-09-09: “Ship / Show / Ask” Interesting pattern for handling git pull requests.

2021-09-09: “Don’t attach tooltips to document.body - CSS-Tricks”

2021-09-09: “Enterprise UX: essential resources to design complex data tables by Stéphanie Walter - UX …

2021-09-09: “Don’t attach tooltips to document.body - Atif Afzal”

2021-09-09: “Oddkin - A Working Library”

2021-09-08: “Breaking projects into smaller parts - Go Make Things”

2021-09-08: “Adactio: Links—404PageFound – Active Vintage Websites, Old Webpages, and Web 1.0”

2021-09-08: “404PageFound – Active Vintage Websites, Old Webpages, and Web 1.0”

2021-09-07: “Adactio: Links—Using the platform”

2021-09-07: “Using the platform”

2021-09-06: “Replacing broken avatar images with background SVG Emoji – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-09-05: “Online Trolls Also Jerks in Real Life: Aarhus University Study”

2021-09-04: “Review Notes: Shape Up. These notes are based off of the v 1.7… - by John Cutler - Medium” …

2021-09-04: “A link (Phil Gyford’s website)”

2021-09-04: E.W.Dijkstra: The strengths of the academic enterprise “The second reason is that what society …

2021-09-04: “Google Chrome to remove detailed cookie and site data controls”

2021-09-04: “Notes for an annotation SDK – Jon Udell”

2021-09-04: “Adactio: Links—A/A Testing: How I increased conversions 300% by doing absolutely nothing”

2021-09-04: “A/A Testing: How I increased conversions 300% by doing absolutely nothing”

2021-09-02: “Some simple advice for Apple and app developers: It’s not about you”

2021-09-02: “GitHub Copilot – Productivity Boon or Considered Harmful?” “What I’ve noticed is that the …

2021-09-01: “We get what the business model wants - Seth’s Blog” Truth in the title. The rest is …

2021-08-31: “technology was going to change everything” “We experience technology moving through its …

2021-08-31: “Tolkien and Amazon’s Fight for a Franchise - by Tim Carmody - Amazon Chronicles”

2021-08-31: “How Weak Analogies About Software Can Lead Us Astray – Rich Mironov’s Product Bytes”

2021-08-30: The fact that my dad (an organisational psychologist) used to test his management training workshops …

2021-08-30: “Frank Oz on life as Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and Yoda: ‘I’d love to do the Muppets again but Disney …

2021-08-28: ‘“Worst cloud vulnerability you can imagine” discovered in Microsoft Azure - Ars Technica’

2021-08-28: “Developers Should Abandon Agile”

2021-08-28: “Agile at 20: The Failed Rebellion - Simple Thread”

2021-08-28: “My tiny side project has had more impact than my decade in the software industry – Mike’s …

2021-08-27: “Some reasons to measure”

2021-08-27: “Jimmy Wales on Constraints for Bad Behavior – Jorge Arango” “if you design for the worst people, …

2021-08-27: “The Rise Of User-Hostile Software - Den Delimarsky” This is directly relevant to what I was writing …

2021-08-27: “Why are hyperlinks blue?”

2021-08-26: “Start small - Go Make Things” This! Not just for those who are learning. Always start small. Even …

2021-08-26: “My love-hate affair with technology - Read the Tea Leaves”

2021-08-26: “Software Crisis 2.0 – Baldur Bjarnason” I decided to dump everything I’ve learned that’s relevant …

2021-08-26: “Wax On, Wax Off. There’s Value In Simple Exercises. – Codemanship’s Blog”

2021-08-25: “The Cognitive Costs of Bad UX – Jorge Arango”

2021-08-25: “Robin Rendle › Newsletters”

2021-08-23: I may have finished writing almost 9000 words on software project failure to publish later this …

2021-08-23: The next article link I clicked in my feed reader did exactly this, to an uncanny degree. Good job …

2021-08-22: It feels like every time I come across an interesting-looking series on Netflix made by Netflix, the …

2021-08-19: “Focus groups are worthless.. Now, I’ll tell you how I really feel - by Erika Hall - Mule Design …

2021-08-19: Every time micro.blog gets the character count wrong on a post and cross-posts a truncated version …

2021-08-19: “Is Safari the new Internet Explorer?” They detail how the biggest Safari issues are a result of …

2021-08-18: Is there something in the employee handbook at Google that mandates that they be condescending and …

2021-08-18: Got a booster shot Monday. Icelandic authorities feel there’s preliminary data indicating that …

2021-08-18: “Release it and it will sell without any effort”

2021-08-13: This post is an experiment. I had a go at revisiting an almost decade old blog post on the nature of …

2021-08-13: Six years ago I wrote this… “The web has covered the basics — that’s why it’ll get …

2021-08-13: “How Not To Be A Jerk • Robin Rendle”

2021-08-12: That feeling when your best received work in a long while is a screenshot of something you made ten …

2021-08-12: Looking back at old designs for my weblog, I kind of miss the simpler, more book-like designs I was …

2021-08-12: Only just now realised that my flickr feed from about 15 years ago is still online …

2021-08-11: “Adactio: Journal—Resigning from the AMP advisory committee” “Whenever a representative from Google …

2021-08-11: “Stress systems. — Ethan Marcotte” “You don’t start by fixing the system. You start by relieving …

2021-08-10: “Stay alert” “If alert is fair game for removal, then so is every API we add to the platform if the …

2021-08-10: “CSS Transforms tutorial”

2021-08-10: “Cool URIs and Image Hotlinking - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-08-10: “Notes on the Perfidy of Dashboards – charity.wtf”

2021-08-10: “Google vs. the web - Go Make Things” Chromers are so argumentative and condescending that they …

2021-08-09: Odds are that updating an established app, site, or service just to keep its look …

2021-08-09: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Apps Getting Worse” This is happening more than it used to. (Possibly because …

2021-08-07: Most of those who are writing about the web and media these days haven’t read Amusing Ourselves to …

2021-08-07: “Chrome is Not the Standard · Chris Krycho”

2021-08-07: “Browsers and Representation - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-08-06: “Apple’s photo scanning and our state of forced collective paranoia (Interconnected)”

2021-08-06: One recurring issue that keeps popping up in the years I’ve been on the web, acerbated by social …

2021-08-05: “See Xena stars Lucy Lawless, Renee O’Connor reunion on My Life Is Murder” Lucy Lawless and …

2021-08-05: “About Web Components. It was the year 1998 when W3C proposed… - by Andrea Giammarchi - Aug, 2021 - …

2021-08-04: “Handling properties in custom element upgrades - Read the Tea Leaves”

2021-08-04: “Adactio: Journal—A Few Notes on A Few Notes on The Culture”

2021-08-04: ‘Deming: “Cease Dependence on Inspection” - Think Different’

2021-08-04: “Exploring the SameSite cookie attribute for preventing CSRF” In every project where I’ve set the …

2021-08-03: I keep wondering how big the ‘hidden’ podcasting ecosystem is; the podcasts not listed …

2021-08-03: “How To Build Resilient JavaScript UIs — Smashing Magazine”

2021-08-03: “Making Reasonable Use of Computer Resources”

2021-08-03: “Refactoring CSS: Strategy, Regression Testing And Maintenance (Part 2) — Smashing Magazine”

2021-08-03: “Better coordination, or better software? – Jessitron”

2021-08-03: “Adactio: Journal—Facebook Container for Firefox”

2021-08-02: Genuinely think that whoever okayed this change in behaviour should be fired. And then whoever hired …

2021-08-02: “Why it’s okay for web components to use frameworks - Read the Tea Leaves”

2021-08-01: The whole “automation increases employment in the long run” example of ATMs not reducing teller jobs …

2021-08-01: “Pixels of the Week – August 1, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.”

2021-08-01: “On data rights, immigration, privilege, power, and the shit life throws at you – Hi, I’m Heather …

2021-08-01: The more I hear from musicians who have essentially quit the business because of how little it pays …

2021-08-01: “Tension in Chrome and Safari’s Dominance — Pixel Envy”

2021-07-31: Another SVG experiment.

2021-07-31: “Survivorship bias”

2021-07-31: “Aligning a Button Label Vertically - Ahmad Shadeed” Neat solution for a common problem.

2021-07-31: “From Iceland — Food Of Iceland: Landi” Turns out you can now buy landi (Icelandic moonshine) …

2021-07-31: ‘The Oxymoron of “Data-Driven Innovation” – Chelsea Troy’

2021-07-31: “Too Smart” “The big blowups in any field aren’t typically caused by a lack of smarts. The …

2021-07-30: “Adactio: Journal—Reader” Opening up my feed reader app in the morning feels the same as opening the …

2021-07-30: “Nobody gives a hoot about groupthink – Baldur Bjarnason” Where I write about the two bad software …

2021-07-30: “On Permalinks and Paradigms… – plasticbag.org”

2021-07-30: “Safari isn’t protecting the web, it’s killing it - HTTP Toolkit” This is a great post. …

2021-07-29: “What the team lacked was the psychological safety to go and do product discovery. The mere act of …

2021-07-29: “Kent Beck’s Paint Drip People - Think Different”

2021-07-29: “The Baked Data architectural pattern”

2021-07-28: Tried to watch the Icelandic Netflix series Katla out of national loyalty and hate it after the …

2021-07-28: “Don’t listen to Le Corbusier—or Jakob Nielsen” “This is what psychology and …

2021-07-28: “Kevin Smith Masters of the Universe Backlash: Tells Fans Grow Up” This actually makes me want to …

2021-07-28: “Measuring Inner-Loop Agility – Codemanship’s Blog”

2021-07-28: “One-offs and low-expectations with Safari - daverupert.com” Here’s an example of somebody who …

2021-07-28: “I often get the impression that software vendors, in general, imagine that it is inherently good …

2021-07-28: Kremlinology and the motivational fallacy when blogging about Apple. “For developers, Apple’s Safari is crap and outdated – Perry Sun - Blog” The reason for Apple’s …

2021-07-26: “Rationality Is Not A Way Out Of Group Action Problems like Climate Change and Covid – Ian Welsh”

2021-07-26: If you were curious about what Icelanders were doing during the quarantine year, births increased by …

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2021-07-26: I think this one works better in black and white.

2021-07-25: “Hacking is the opposite of marketing - macwright.com”

2021-07-24: Just finished re-reading Alan Moore’s entire Supreme run, for the first time in twenty years. …

2021-07-23: “Sylvie Was Right To Do What She Did On ‘Loki’”

2021-07-23: Looks like 90% of all tech writing today is either hagiography (VCs and CEOs as saints spouting …

2021-07-23: I’ll stop worrying about COVID only if research confirms that breakthrough infections of those who …

2021-07-23: “Twitter locked my account (again) for an obvious joke”

2021-07-23: “The problem here then is that the reconstructions systematically whitened the emperors (through, I …

2021-07-22: “Meeting the User – Jorge Arango”

2021-07-22: “The Dirty Secret About AI”

2021-07-22: One clear example of how tech is built on cargo culting are the various estimated read time widgets. …

2021-07-22: “Lost Business - Think Different” I’ve seen this in action way too often.

2021-07-22: “PresentationDomainDataLayering” “The reduced scope of attention reason is sufficient on its own.” …

2021-07-21: “The stockmarket is a machine for creating cults (Interconnected)”

2021-07-21: “Delegate Outcomes, Not Methods - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-07-21: “Async functions & microtasks”

2021-07-21: “Adactio: Journal—Hope” “For each year back in time, the probability of a link still working …

2021-07-21: “Make Failure A (Safe) Option - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-07-21: “The accessibility stalemate - Christian Heilmann”

2021-07-21: “A natural shadow with SVG filters - Stefan Judis Web Development” Aside from the Safari bugs, last …

2021-07-20: ‘Inner-Loop Agility (or “Why Your Agile Transformation Failed”) – Codemanship’s Blog’ “A very …

2021-07-20: “Things I Learned Reading Webkit’s UA Stylesheet” Namespace scoping in CSS is one of the reasons why …

2021-07-20: “The Handshake of Generations”

2021-07-20: “BBEdit 14.0 arrives with Notes and LSP support – Six Colors”

2021-07-20: People see that we keep using ill-fitting paradigms to think about web development and web authoring …

2021-07-19: Been digging through a few boxes of comics I haven’t touched in 20 years and found these two. …

2021-07-19: “Marvel, DC Offer ‘Shut Up Money’ As Comic Creators Go Public – The Hollywood Reporter” US superhero …

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2021-07-19: “Toxic Positivity & The Decline of UX - by UX Uncensored - Medium”

2021-07-19: “Pixels of the Week – July 18, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.”

2021-07-17: “Underjord - Trust in Software, an All Time Low” Software quality in general seems to be …

2021-07-16: “Accessibility of the section element - scottohara.me” ‘Semantically, the section specifies an …

2021-07-16: “Hobson’s Browser - Infrequently Noted”

2021-07-16: “How many happy users did your product have this month? - Christian Heilmann”

2021-07-16: “Collections: The Queen’s Latin or Who Were the Romans? Part III: Bigotry and Diversity at Rome – A …

2021-07-15: “America’s Abstract Freedom”

2021-07-15: “A bad accessibility trend I’ve noticed – Eric Bailey”

2021-07-14: “Stop the Medium”

2021-07-14: “The rise of JavaScript compilers and micro-libraries - Go Make Things”

2021-07-14: “Tip: not everyone has macOS to hide those ugly scrollbars”

2021-07-14: “A privacy war is raging inside the W3C” 😕 Parts of the W3C have been dysfunctional (and coopted by …

2021-07-14: Pretty much, yeah. www.youtube.com/watch

2021-07-13: “D.C. Circuit overturns FDA ban on shock device for disabled students - Reuters” The US keeps …

2021-07-13: “Scroll Snap Challenges - Adrian Roselli”

2021-07-12: “Redesign: Content Migration ・ Robin Rendle” One problem with being an early adopter of projects …

2021-07-12: “How Intel Financialized and Lost Leadership in Semiconductor Fabrication - naked capitalism”

2021-07-11: I see the Personal Knowledge Management industry (what used to be called ‘notes’) is …

2021-07-11: “Behind the scenes, AWS Lambda”

2021-07-11: “Decentralization and the templated society”

2021-07-10: “Discovery vs. Design - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-07-10: “The infinite scroll - Columbia Journalism Review”

2021-07-10: “The Infinite Ugly Scroll — Pixel Envy” Googlers keep talking about how the content web is …

2021-07-09: “NDA Expired – let’s spill the beans on a weird startup – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-07-09: “Probably Are Gonna Need It: Application Security Edition - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-07-08: “’We Make Mistakes’: Twitter’s Embrace of the Extreme Far Right - Southern Poverty …

2021-07-08: “Self-driving cars, self-driving bullets: Why even Elon Musk has been forced to admit that …

2021-07-08: “Michael Tsai - Blog - GitHub Copilot and Copyright”

2021-07-08: “Breaking: GitHub’s Copilot Is Generating Functional API Keys”

2021-07-08: “1998: Open Season with Mozilla, W3C’s DOM, and WaSP – Web Development History”

2021-07-07: “npm audit: Broken by Design” Every node project I’ve worked on since npm audit …

2021-07-07: “Trusted Types - mid 2021 report - Google Docs”

2021-07-07: I wrote a thing on how our reading of techno-utopianists and techno-pessimists is coloured by our …

2021-07-07: “The Mindset That Kills Product Thinking – Help your organization focus on successful outcomes”

2021-07-07: “Reactions to Amazon’s Purchase of MGM — Pixel Envy”

2021-07-07: “Yale Law Journal - Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox”

2021-07-06: Am I right in thinking that the main precedent letting companies like GitHub claim that their …

2021-07-06: “Techno-Feudalism Is Taking Over by Yanis Varoufakis - Project Syndicate”

2021-07-06: “Tabs in HTML?”

2021-07-05: “Fail whale. Fail Captain Ahab. Fail Ishmael. Fail the Pequod and her whole damn crew! Oh, just …

2021-07-05: “Health Check – Lucy Bellwood”

2021-07-04: “Is GitHub a derivative work of GPL’d software?”

2021-07-04: “CA habitat restoration used beavers to restore Placer - The Sacramento Bee”

2021-07-04: “export default thing is different to export { thing as default } - JakeArchibald.com”

2021-07-04: “The Decision Diamond: a simple and effective prioritisation technique - Joe Leech”

2021-07-04: “6 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Demand When Designing UX - by Alexander Rådahl - May, 2021 - UX Planet”

2021-07-04: “Pixels of the Week – July 4, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2021-07-03: “What if infosecbikini is a CIA psyop? Also, Github Copilot is just 21st century enclosure of …

2021-07-03: “The amorality of Web 2.0 - ROUGH TYPE” This 2005 blog post by Nicholas Carr looks pretty prescient …

2021-07-03: “Jaron Lanier Interview on What Went Wrong With the Internet” “The truth is that we totally have …

2021-07-03: “Bruce Lawson’s personal site : prefers-reduced-motion and browser defaults”

2021-07-03: “My theory on why advertising is so terrible – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-07-03: “Remote Work Is Always Efficient But Efficient Isn’t Always Effective – Paul Taylor”

2021-07-03: “Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to… — programming is terrible”

2021-07-03: “Back to the Bad Old Days of the Web – Jorge Arango” Google is as bad a steward of the web as …

2021-07-03: “Long passwords don’t cause denial of service when using proper hash functions”

2021-07-03: “The hidden costs of software inventory” “Controlling software inventory is a business opportunity, …

2021-07-03: “Reinventing the Fiery Wheel – Running In Production With Scissors”

2021-07-02: “Iceland fishing company goes ‘guerilla’ on journalists who uncovered alleged corruption - Committee …

2021-07-02: One reason why I bounce off a lot of projects and services are poor docs. The most common culprit is …

2021-07-02: GitHub Copilot adds several new wrinkles to the question whether you should open source code and put …

2021-07-02: “YAGNI exceptions - lukeplant.me.uk”

2021-07-02: “PAGNIs: Probably Are Gonna Need Its”

2021-07-02: “App Platform on Digital Ocean - CSS-Tricks” I tested this at my last job with the intent to turn it …

2021-07-02: “Out-group animosity drives engagement on social media” This would explain why creating an in-group …

2021-07-02: “Stop Using ‘Pop-up’ - Adrian Roselli”

2021-07-01: “Cybersecurity Workers Flood Twitter With Bikini Pics to Protest Harassment”

2021-07-01: “Books Are Cheap” Anne Trubek observes that book prices have failed to keep up with …

2021-07-01: “Manton Reece - Open-sourcing the Micro.blog apps”

2021-07-01: “I once said that if Twitter was real life our bodies would always be slowly shrinking, and …

2021-07-01: ‘Michael Tsai - Blog - Remixing Old Tracks in Spatial Audio Is “Sacrilegious”’

2021-07-01: “The unseen benefits of accessibility - Christian Heilmann”

2021-07-01: “Towards richer colors on the Web - Darker Ink”

2021-07-01: “The Rotting Internet Is a Collective Hallucination - The Atlantic”

2021-06-30: That most of everything is crap usually isn’t a problem for machine learning. You use them to …

2021-06-30: “Adactio: Journal—Safari 15”

2021-06-30: “Deciding Between Cloud-based & Local Apps – Jorge Arango”

2021-06-30: “Research recitation - GitHub Docs” Here’s a hugely biased paper from GitHub handwaving around the …

2021-06-29: IME, whenever you seem somebody pride themselves on social media for being a hyper-rational …

2021-06-29: “Adactio: Journal—ReCoil” “The whole thing smells of grift”

2021-06-29: Web devs writing typescript: “we need to use Proxies so we can transparently map all the objects to …

2021-06-28: “The open source space (maybe?) works if you build developer-facing utilities, but it has …

2021-06-28: Found this in a box. AFAICT this should be Alan Moore’s complete run on Supreme.

2021-06-28: Y’know Google, pretty sure some sort of automatic check could have told you that you …

2021-06-28: “Everyone Is Beautiful and No One Is Horny - Blood Knife” I will always post a link to this classic …

2021-06-28: “Why I chose to leave my successful UX career: Building the wrong thing faster doesn’t …

2021-06-28: “You can’t capture the nuance of my form fields” Custom form controls are rarely a good idea.

2021-06-28: “Bitcoin myths: immutability, decentralisation, and the cult of “21 million” – Attack of the 50 Foot …

2021-06-26: Occasionally, I’m reminded of the American couple I met back in 2002 who were so appalled by …

2021-06-26: “Whatever Happened to UI Affordances? – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-06-25: “Using CSS to Enforce Accessibility - Adrian Roselli”

2021-06-25: “Robin Rendle ・ The web is too damn complex”

2021-06-24: One of the most offputting things about TailwindCSS is the aggressive ‘“Best practices” don’t …

2021-06-24: “Banning Surveillance-Based Advertising - Schneier on Security” Interesting report from the …

2021-06-23: “All kinds of online marketplaces are creaking under scams (Interconnected)”

2021-06-22: “The full stack developer myth - Go Make Things”

2021-06-21: —Reads a dev.to post about the evolution of Web 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 which states outright that the …

2021-06-21: “#162: Minimum Viable Self - Kneeling Bus”

2021-06-21: “Amazon’s Staggering HR Failures - Amazon Chronicles” “This is all awfully close to The Way Things …

2021-06-21: “The perfect link - The A11Y Collective”

2021-06-21: “Just link!”

2021-06-21: “mnot’s blog: How the Next Layer of the Internet is Going to be Standardised”

2021-06-20: “How to Draw a Wireframe (Even if You Can’t Draw)”

2021-06-20: “Pixels of the Week – June 20, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2021-06-20: “To Learn a New UX Skill, Read an Old Book”

2021-06-20: “UTC is Enough for Everyone, Right?”

2021-06-20: “Don’t Feed the Thought Leaders - Earthly Blog”

2021-06-20: “Robin Rendle ・ The web is too damn complex”

2021-06-19: “We’re often told that we live in the greatest era of technological progress in history. But …

2021-06-18: “Leveraging System Fonts on the Web - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-06-18: Any time I see somebody use the word ‘rational’ to describe themselves in a social media …

2021-06-18: “The COVID-19 Lab Leak Theory Is Short on Evidence and Long on Guesswork”

2021-06-18: “Safari 15 and Chickenshit Minimalism — Pixel Envy”

2021-06-18: “The Power of Inversion 🔃 - Refactoring”

2021-06-17: Whenever you read reviews of any kind of Icelandic content (TV, movies, novels) you need to dial it …

2021-06-17: Gleðilega þjóðhátíð! Happy Independence Day! (In Iceland.)

2021-06-16: I don’t know which is worse, the idea that the Chrome team thinks that nobody wants to use …

2021-06-16: “Why America Overrates Scientific Research - The Atlantic”

2021-06-15: “content-visibility: the new CSS property that boosts your rendering performance”

2021-06-15: “New aspect-ratio CSS property supported in Chromium, Safari Technology Preview, and Firefox …

2021-06-15: “The MBA Pathology - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-06-15: “Abstraction and Implementation – Jorge Arango”

2021-06-15: “Maurice Parker - Zavala 1.0 released” “It is free and Open Source and will be forever, so you have …

2021-06-15: “Kirkville - How the Audio Industry is Deceiving Consumers with High-Resolution Audio”

2021-06-15: “Kirkville - Why Hi-Res Lossless Music from Apple Music Won’t Sound Different when Played on Macs …

2021-06-15: “CSS Frameworks, hype and dogmatism - Piccalilli” I’m actually in favour of frameworks under some …

2021-06-13: “Fuck Glory – Startups are One Long Con - Stacking the Bricks”

2021-06-12: “The Digital Garden — Pixel Envy”

2021-06-12: “Hey, so, I Think I Fucking Hate the Internet — No Octothorpe”

2021-06-12: “Elevated Stupidity Is the Evolution of the Hot Take Economy at Its Worst”

2021-06-12: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Fanhouse vs. Apple” “Fanhouse’s presumably largest competitor, Patreon, gets …

2021-06-11: “Best method for dark-mode friendly SVG in HTML” “You should always specify either role=img (static …

2021-06-10: “The rise of community-owned monopolies” “how did software collapse become normal? I believe that …

2021-06-10: “The dependency hubs in Open Source software” “there is no practical difference between Microsoft …

2021-06-10: “It’s time to ditch Chrome - WIRED UK” Apple vs Google is one of the few times where I use the …

2021-06-10: “The CSPO Pathology - Silicon Valley Product Group” “These people are confusing the rituals of a …

2021-06-10: “The CSPO Pathology - Silicon Valley Product Group” “What I want to address specifically is why our …

2021-06-09: “Is beef bad for the environment? 🐄 💨 - Justin Mares” The short answer is yes, but pretty much only …

2021-06-09: “An Unbelievable Demo”

2021-06-09: “Adactio: Journal—Deceptive dark patterns”

2021-06-09: “Adactio: Links—Real-world CSS vs. CSS-in-JS performance comparison - Tomas Pustelnik’s personal …

2021-06-09: “Real-world CSS vs. CSS-in-JS performance comparison - Tomas Pustelnik’s personal website” …

2021-06-09: “Robin Rendle ・ Everything that books ought to be” A hardback book’s primary purpose is to be …

2021-06-09: ‘Reasons why bugs might feel “impossible”’

2021-06-09: “Adactio: Links—Introducing Astro: Ship Less JavaScript”

2021-06-09: “Introducing Astro: Ship Less JavaScript” This is a good idea and timely. I’m curious to see what …

2021-06-08: “The mobile web is the web - Go Make Things”

2021-06-08: “Fixing a design flaw that’s also an industry standard - Lynn Fisher”

2021-06-07: “CSS Houdini - Vincent De Oliveira”

2021-06-07: I’m starting to kinda like the super-minimalistic epub reader that’s built into Dropbox.

2021-06-07: “Ancestors and Descendants – Eric’s Archived Thoughts” For some reason I swiped right past this the …

2021-06-07: “Adactio: Links—The right tag for the job: why you should use semantic HTML - localghost”

2021-06-07: “The right tag for the job: why you should use semantic HTML - localghost”

2021-06-07: “No thanks to the App Store - Riccardo Mori”

2021-06-07: “The Entire Amount of Commerce – tyler.io”

2021-06-07: “An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding - by Camille Fournier - Jun, 2021 …

2021-06-07: “Hixie’s Natural Log: Extracts from a private Q&A retrospective about the WHATWG” HTML5 …

2021-06-05: “Lux Year 4: Doubling Down”

2021-06-05: “Adactio: Links—Two articles on SPA or SPA-like sites vs alternatives — Piper Haywood”

2021-06-05: “Two articles on SPA or SPA-like sites vs alternatives — Piper Haywood”

2021-06-04: “Age of Invention: Why Didn’t the Ottomans Print More? - Age of Invention, by Anton Howes”

2021-06-04: “Non-uniform memory access - Wikipedia” Have any of the tech sites covered the possibility of Apple …

2021-06-03: “For Apple to continue to deny these is dishonest, factually wrong, and extremely insulting — not …

2021-06-03: “Gaining a Competitive Advantage with a Solid Experience Vision” “Competitive parity ultimately …

2021-06-03: “I helped pioneer UX design. What I see today horrifies me” “What got lost along the way was a view …

2021-06-03: “The take-away here is when anyone starts talking about various testing categories, dig deeper on …

2021-06-03: “On the Diverse And Fantastical Shapes of Testing” “Similarly their notion of integration test …

2021-06-03: “On the Diverse And Fantastical Shapes of Testing” “it’s not clear what people see as the …

2021-06-03: “TBM 23/52: The Mediocrity Trap - The Beautiful Mess”

2021-06-03: “1997: The Year of DHTML – Web Development History” I remember being very excited about this. Which …

2021-06-03: “Trying Your Best is really bad advice (and strategy) - Zell Liew”

2021-06-02: “The hidden world of aria-hidden – HTML Accessibility”

2021-06-02: “Tech interviews are stupid - Go Make Things”

2021-06-02: “Embracing Design Constraints - Adrian Roselli”

2021-06-02: “Reflections on HTML - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-06-01: “How to Write Creative Fiction: Umberto Eco’s Four Rules”

2021-06-01: ‘What are “unusual characters” – Terence Eden’s Blog’

2021-06-01: “Identity and ideas - Seth’s Blog”

2021-06-01: “Islands of Data - BitWorking” “The depressing part is that in every single one of those …

2021-06-01: “Thoughts for the Aging Web Developer · Jens Oliver Meiert”

2021-06-01: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Testing in the Twenties” Full of good advice.

2021-06-01: “For a better web, let developers learn - Mike Carter”

2021-06-01: “For a better web, let developers learn - Mike Carter”

2021-06-01: “Adactio: Links—Priorities”

2021-06-01: “Priorities”

2021-05-31: Whenever I see “full stack developer” I read it as “developer who writes JS components that render …

2021-05-31: The worrying React hegemony (I wrote the following as a Twitter/Mastodon thread. Reposted here for posterity. Lightly edited and …

2021-05-31: “The Perils of Rehydration: Understanding how Gatsby/Next manage server-side rendering and …

2021-05-31: “Amazon Prime Is an Economy-Distorting Lie - BIG by Matt Stoller” “Prime, in other words, is …

2021-05-30: Is it just me or have Google’s search results been extra-useless lately? Keeps ignoring the most …

2021-05-29: Seeing web devs start to hype up canvas-rendering as the future of all web apps makes me want to …

2021-05-29: “FANDOM FLAMES: Why women-centered media gets left behind - The Beat”

2021-05-28: “Inclusive Design Principles”

2021-05-28: “I Think You Can Do Better - Viget” “Toxic You Suck Culture has been replaced with a pernicious …

2021-05-28: “How Finance Sharks Destroy Industries: Chicago Tribune Edition - Ian Welsh”

2021-05-27: “The return of fancy tools - macwright.com” Looks like I timed my recent focus on simple tools …

2021-05-27: “A high-resilience org chart – Jessitron”

2021-05-26: I’ve finally uploaded the next episode in the podcast series I and @tomabba recorded last …

2021-05-26: “Surviving IDEO” “But you can’t spell culture without the word cult.” This applies to so so many …

2021-05-26: “CSS Container Queries For Designers - Ahmad Shadeed” Container queries have the potential to …

2021-05-26: “Adactio: Links—No, Utility Classes Aren’t the Same As Inline Styles - frontstuff” “Anyway, if you …

2021-05-25: As an Icelander it’s always been a bit weird to see foreigners extol the virtue of skyr and see it …

2021-05-25: Terrifying realisation: there are a ton of developers out there who think you can’t use an …

2021-05-25: “Pathological culture - Chris Swan’s Weblog”

2021-05-25: “How organisations are changing.. The next “next” generation - by swardley - May, 2021 - Medium”

2021-05-23: Here’s a minimal Makefile for transforming JS with esbuild js_files := $(shell find src -name …

2021-05-23: “The High Bar of Expectations Can Crush Our Creativity - zen habits zen habits”

2021-05-23: “GitHub OCTO - Flat Data” This is clever.

2021-05-22: “Subtext: markup for note-taking - Subconscious”

2021-05-22: Is micro.blog cross-posting down? None of the usual tricks to bump it into cross-posting when its …

2021-05-22: I’m hesitant to express my opinions about web development when I’m reliably employed… …

2021-05-21: I kinda get the feeling sometimes that a lot of people aren’t aware that you can use nunjucks or …

2021-05-21: “Annoy a medievalist Bingo – Going Medieval” “on average modern workers work far more than workers …

2021-05-21: “svg-loader: A Different Way to Work With External SVG - CSS-Tricks” This article claims that …

2021-05-21: I see Basecamp is celebrating their sudden influx of white supremacist customers. (Ultra-nationalist …

2021-05-21: “Classes vs. prototypal inheritance in vanilla JS - Go Make Things” Good overview. I’d only add that …

2021-05-21: The saddest thing about the Basecamp drama is how common it is. Bosses at an SMB mismanage their way …

2021-05-20: “Google revives RSS - TechCrunch” RSS never died and now, in the pop culture that is software, it …

2021-05-20: “Review: Panic’s Nova 2021 – a VS Code and Sublime Text beater? – Ben Frain” The one thing I truly …

2021-05-20: “Age of Invention: Did the Ottomans Ban Print? - Age of Invention, by Anton Howes”

2021-05-19: I don’t know whether JS build configs have just gotten incredibly complicated or whether …

2021-05-19: “Accessibility is hard. It’s also your job. - Go Make Things”

2021-05-19: “Robin Rendle ・ The Cage”

2021-05-18: “The most important thing I learned in art college - by Andrew Coyle - NextUX - Medium”

2021-05-18: “Designing Between the Lines - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-05-17: “No Utopias: Gerard O’Neill, Gundam, and the Illusion of Space Colonization – ZIMMERIT – Anime - …

2021-05-17: “Pixels of the Week – May 16, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2021-05-16: “Adactio: Journal—The cage”

2021-05-15: The OSS bubble that is and the blogging bubble that was – Baldur Bjarnason “The biggest problem—and …

2021-05-15: “Why Bad CEOs Fear Remote Work - Scott Berkun”

2021-05-15: “Auto-Generated Social Media Images - CSS-Tricks”

2021-05-15: “Doc Searls Weblog · How the cookie poisoned the Web”

2021-05-14: “The 60-Year-Old Scientific Screwup That Helped Covid Kill - WIRED”

2021-05-14: “The tragedy of the commons is a false and dangerous myth - Aeon Essays”

2021-05-14: Was there a rule about posting big blog posts on Fridays? Or was that just about shipping software? …

2021-05-14: “Praise is different from positive feedback (positive feedback is better) - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-05-14: “Michael Tsai - Blog - What It Was Like to Sell Apps Online in 2003”

2021-05-14: “The Testament of a Furniture Dealer” “Development is not always the same thing as progress. It is …

2021-05-14: “Lessons from IKEA - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-05-13: “HTML5 canvas sub DOM” Canvas can be accessible. But accessibility needs a DOM somewhere and Google …

2021-05-13: “Making Your RSS Feeds Automatically Discoverable - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-05-13: “The Lost Designer - Scott Berkun”

2021-05-13: “5 steps to faster web fonts /// Iain Bean”

2021-05-12: The past year was the first year in my life where I didn’t get a cold, the flu, or some other …

2021-05-12: “Bruce Lawson’s personal site : CSS Zen Garden turns 18” CSS Zen Garden was a revelation.

2021-05-12: “Babel is used by millions, so why are we running out of money?” This doesn’t surprise me. The …

2021-05-11: “Stop Obsessing Over Development Velocity, Focus on This Instead - Itamar Gilad Product Management”

2021-05-11: “The Thunderbolt/USB-C ports on M1 Macs don’t work – Ben Frain” Compatibility issues with enclosures

2021-05-11: “Why OpenDoc failed, and then failed 3 more times? - Instadeq Blog”

2021-05-11: “The Mass Email Mistake - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-05-11: “The Mortifying Ordeal of Pairing All Day”

2021-05-11: “Work Won’t Love You Back - A Working Library”

2021-05-11: “JWT should not be your default for sessions” “Adopting complex systems before the simple option is …

2021-05-11: “Panic Blog » The Future of Code Editor” “we’re discontinuing Code Editor as it doesn’t generate …

2021-05-10: “Diving Deep on S3 Consistency”

2021-05-10: “Design for reading: tips for optimizing content for Reader modes and reading apps”

2021-05-09: “Solve The Problem You’ve Got, Not The One You Want” ‘I strongly encourage developers to solve the …

2021-05-09: “The economics of JavaScript web apps - Mike Carter” Been saying this for a while but tech, …

2021-05-09: “Newfound brain structure explains why some birds are so smart—and maybe even self-aware - Science - …

2021-05-08: “Sexism, Racism, Toxic Positivity, and TailwindCSS” “The criticisms aren’t …

2021-05-08: “Criticism pushes the web forward”

2021-05-08: “inessential: What It Was Like to Sell Apps Online in 2003” I haven’t bought software in a physical …

2021-05-07: “A useful fiction - A Working Library”

2021-05-07: “Understanding Architectural Scale: Tabletops and landscapes - by Sarah R. Barrett - Known Item - …

2021-05-07: “Feedback is a Mirror – Rands in Repose”

2021-05-07: “Why You Should Have Few Meetings 🔋 - Refactoring”

2021-05-06: “Why we hate specifications. Written specifications (user stories or… - by Thorbjørn Sigberg - …

2021-05-06: “Stop wasting time on the backlog! - by Thorbjørn Sigberg - Medium”

2021-05-06: “Mac-Like – Worms and Viruses” The excellent ‘Mac-like’ third party apps are the only reason why I …

2021-05-05: “How to Stop Getting Defensive - Psychology Today UK”

2021-05-05: “The Limitations of Economies of Scale” (PDF) Scale often increases costs but because it also moves …

2021-05-05: “On the Criteria To Be Used in Decomposing Systems into Modules” A classic 25 year old paper.

2021-05-05: “Unicode symbol as text or emoji · mts.io”

2021-05-04: “The State of CSS Cross-Browser Development - Ahmad Shadeed”

2021-05-04: “Efficiency is the Enemy”

2021-05-04: “Shadow DOM and Its Effect on the Unofficial Styling API - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-05-04: “Web History, Chapter 8: CSS - CSS-Tricks”

2021-05-04: “🚨 How Basecamp blew up - Platformer” Wow.

2021-05-03: Idle thought: most Open Source Software, certainly most OSS on npm, shouldn’t be OSS but should …

2021-05-02: “GitHub - justjavac/proxy-www: 学会 Proxy 就可以为所欲为吗?对,学会 Proxy 就可以为所欲为!” This is clever.

2021-05-01: I wonder how many devs who have an atavistic rejection of using eval realise that innerHTML is even …

2021-05-01: Knowledge work requires trust. Basecamp’s new policies was management declaring that staff had …

2021-04-30: “Molly Sanden – Húsavík (live at the Oscars)” I completely unironically love both this song and the …

2021-04-30: “The True Meaning of Technical Debt 💸 - Refactoring”

2021-04-30: “The social contract of open source”

2021-04-29: “Fusion on Apple Silicon: Progress Update - VMware Fusion Blog - VMware Blogs” Virtualisation on the …

2021-04-29: “New WebKit Features in Safari 14.1 - WebKit”

2021-04-29: “How to Create Actions for Selected Text With the Selection API” Caveat: shadow DOM and selection …

2021-04-29: ‘Your Team is Not “Them” - CSS-Tricks’ Good advice.

2021-04-29: “Two charms”

2021-04-28: 136 things every web developer should know before they burn out and turn to landscape painting or …

2021-04-28: 136 facts every web dev should know before they burn out and turn to landscape painting or nude …

2021-04-28: “A Complete Guide to Custom Properties - CSS-Tricks”

2021-04-28: “🚨 What really happened at Basecamp - Platformer”

2021-04-27: “Custom Elements Without JavaScript? - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” I’ve done this quite a bit in the past. …

2021-04-27: “iOS 14.5 brings the new Safari 14.1 to PWAs and the Web Platform - firt.dev”

2021-04-27: “shape-outside - CSS: Cascading Style Sheets - MDN” TIL that shape-outside has decent support in …

2021-04-27: “Exploring color-contrast() for the First Time - CSS-Tricks” This would be really useful.

2021-04-27: “All the Futures that Will Not Happen - Ian Welsh”

2021-04-27: “The Rise of The Four Day Work Week – Paul Taylor” Many managers would become more opposed to a four …

2021-04-27: “HTML Sanitizer API” This is a great idea. Hope it gets implemented. Kind of wonder why Chromers …

2021-04-26: “Cryptocurrency is an abject disaster”

2021-04-26: “The True Meaning of Technical Debt 💸 - Refactoring” “Ward describes debt as the natural result of …

2021-04-26: I wonder if JSX fans would’ve used E4X? If we as a community had been more open to the …

2021-04-26: Compared to Canadian and British banks, Icelandic online banking is far better in every way. Which …

2021-04-26: “Crypto miners are killing free CI” Cryptocurrency is an industry of parasites and con artists.

2021-04-26: “Adactio: Links—A quick look at privacy-focused analytics for small sites”

2021-04-26: “A quick look at privacy-focused analytics for small sites”

2021-04-26: “Design Affordance Controls”

2021-04-24: “Computers and Creativity”

2021-04-24: “Legacy without nostalgia”

2021-04-23: “A Recording of John Seddon’s Book Tour Finale - Vanguard”

2021-04-23: “Getting started with CSS Custom Properties - Tutorial - Piccalilli” Another platform feature I use …

2021-04-23: “Three Feedback Models - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-04-23: “Custom events in vanilla JS - Go Make Things” Pretty much every project I work on uses Custom …

2021-04-23: “A Guide to Understanding What Makes a Typeface Accessible - by Gareth Ford Williams - The …

2021-04-23: “On women having sex with themselves – Going Medieval” History.

2021-04-23: “Breaking down barriers using the DataTransfer API”

2021-04-22: “Marvel movies have a weird relationship with kissing and romance - Polygon”

2021-04-22: I’m available for work – Baldur Bjarnason Please share if you can 🙂 Also, feedback on the site’s new …

2021-04-22: “Backdoored developer tool that stole credentials escaped notice for 3 months - Ars Technica” This …

2021-04-22: “Still Hoping for Better Native Page Transitions - CSS-Tricks” We’ve been wanting native page …

2021-04-21: “Adactio: Journal—Get the FLoC out”

2021-04-21: “No Wrong Notes · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2021-04-21: “Say Hello To CSS Container Queries” This will be huge.

2021-04-20: Am I right in thinking that by switching to the M1 in the iPad Pro, Apple is giving themselves the …

2021-04-20: I know the stuffy geek crowd will make fun of the colour iMacs but being able to buy a bright yellow …

2021-04-20: On standard themes for web components and the failure that is the Shadow DOM Earlier I linked to this project: GitHub - castastrophe/wc-theming-standards: A naming standards …

2021-04-20: “Adactio: Journal—The State of the Web — the links”

2021-04-20: “Adactio: Links—Home · castastrophe/wc-theming-standards Wiki”

2021-04-20: “GitHub - castastrophe/wc-theming-standards: A naming standards repository for using Custom …

2021-04-20: “Why Do We Do That? - Ian Welsh”

2021-04-20: “The Fundamental Purpose of Middle Management: Context Down, Information Up - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-04-19: I had completely forgotten about this little project I put together 8 years ago with my sister (who …

2021-04-19: “AI datasets are filled with errors. It’s warping what we know about AI - MIT Technology …

2021-04-19: “Building a Magical 3D button with HTML and CSS” This one’s a lot of fun.

2021-04-19: “Heroics – Lucy Bellwood” “The people I admire are mostly moving in spirals, guided by curiosity, …

2021-04-19: “How (Not) To Change Someone’s Mind – Paul Taylor”

2021-04-19: “Pixels of the Week – April 18, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2021-04-18: “F*ck you, pay designers. There is this weird thing with design… - by Dennis Hambeukers - Design …

2021-04-18: I see Anglophones are misrepresenting Denmark’s AstraZeneca decision again. Oh, well.

2021-04-18: “Adactio: Links—trapped in the technologist factory”

2021-04-17: “Platform News: Using :focus-visible” I might be the only one on the planet who actually likes …

2021-04-17: “Are You Stuck On Vision, Strategy, or Tactics? - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-04-17: “Creating an Editable Textarea That Supports Syntax-Highlighted Code - CSS-Tricks” This was way …

2021-04-17: “Oblivious - Think Different”

2021-04-16: We’re in a world where monolithic SPAs are ‘traditional’ and binding JS to …

2021-04-16: “Am I FLoCed?” “Google is testing FLoC on Chrome users worldwide. Find out if you’re one of …

2021-04-16: “‘Agility Theatre’ Keeps Us Entertained While Our Business Burns – Codemanship’s Blog” The …

2021-04-16: “Websites are not living rooms and other lessons for information architecture - by Sarah R. Barrett …

2021-04-16: “Remotion: A framework for making videos in React - LogRocket Blog” Here’s an interesting idea. It …

2021-04-16: “Working around the viewport-based fluid typography bug in Safari”

2021-04-16: “2021 is the year of modern JavaScript - Go Make Things” Looks useful and interesting.

2021-04-16: “Users of the iOS Discord App Will Be Unable to Access NSFW Channels — Pixel Envy” The problem with …

2021-04-16: “CSS { In Real Life } - Development Budgets”

2021-04-16: “How to fight back against Google FLoC - Plausible Analytics” I hadn’t realised just how goddamn …

2021-04-15: “Distributed Persistent Rendering (DPR) · Discussion #549 · jamstack/jamstack.org · GitHub” Has the …

2021-04-15: “Get Faster Builds for Large Sites on Netlify: On-demand Builders” The snarky response here would be …

2021-04-15: “How to Sign Users In with IndieAuth • Aaron Parecki” I really like IndieAuth as a tech (basically a …

2021-04-15: “TBM 15/52: Stop Hiring Things to Do Too Many Jobs - The Beautiful Mess” This is excellent advice …

2021-04-15: “Robin Rendle ・ How To Be Hopeless” Every Brit I know seems to think that the result of the Brexit …

2021-04-15: “The Trouble With Objects – Codemanship’s Blog” “Millions of people around the world read OO …

2021-04-15: “Declarative Shadow DOM” This could work. Now you just need to fix selection APIs and make it work …

2021-04-14: “The Layers of the Web - Jeremy Keith - YouTube” This is really good

2021-04-14: “CSS is a Strongly Typed Language - CSS-Tricks”

2021-04-14: “Practical accessibility, part 2: Name (almost) everything - Filament Group, Inc.”

2021-04-14: “Coasean Inversion - The Making of Making Sense”

2021-04-14: ‘”It’s Not Cancel Culture — It’s A Platform Failure.” - Galaxy Brain’ …

2021-04-13: “Ketting 7 released” “A generic HATEOAS client for Javascript” Ketting is one of the more …

2021-04-12: Found this gem in a book box I hadn’t opened in over twenty years.

2021-04-12: “Desperate investors, neoliberalism and Keynes: how to increase returns – Attack of the 50 Foot …

2021-04-12: “Pixels of the Week – April 11, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2021-04-12: ‘ongoing by Tim Bray · The Sacred “Back” Button’

2021-04-12: “5 ways to prevent code injection in JavaScript and Node.js”

2021-04-12: “This is probably the biggest indictment of modern web design…when you take the web back to …

2021-04-11: ‘JS classes are not “just syntactic sugar” - by Andrea Giammarchi - Apr, 2021 - Medium’

2021-04-11: “Maestro Syndrome - Sam Bleckley”

2021-04-11: “The Creator Economy Needs Fatter Tails - Strange Loop Canon”

2021-04-10: “Why Keyboard Shortcuts don’t work on non-US Layouts and how Devs could fix it · tkainrad” I …

2021-04-09: “The Trouble With Easy Criticism by Ritesh Babu” “Why can’t we criticize creators, and the works of …

2021-04-09: “Adactio: Journal—The state of UX”

2021-04-08: Geek culture is being against digital scarcity when you want somebody’s work for free and for …

2021-04-08: “Embrace the Grind - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-04-08: “CSS Is, In Fact, Awesome - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” CSS is my favourite part of the web stack. Web devs …

2021-04-08: “inessential: The lack of a price tag seems almost criminal” “I should explain: the app is better — …

2021-04-07: “Adactio: Journal—Of the web” Right chuffed to read this. 😁 Love Jeremy Keith’s writing as well 🙂

2021-04-06: “pencil and paper thinking - daniel g. siegel” Always link to posts that quote Alan Kay.

2021-04-06: “Sortable Table Columns - Adrian Roselli”

2021-04-06: “8 lessons I learned from spending 4 years writing one course — Learn JavaScript - Zell Liew”

2021-04-05: “The window.matchMedia API — Sebastian De Deyne” TIL

2021-04-03: “Go is a great programming language”

2021-04-03: “Collections: Clothing, How Did They Make It? Part IVa: Dyed in the Wool – A Collection of …

2021-04-03: “Accessible front-end components: claims vs reality”

2021-04-01: “Validation is a mirage” “If you want to see if something works, make it. The whole thing. The …

2021-04-01: “No fooling - Seth’s Blog”

2021-04-01: “Adactio: Links—Design as (un)ethical illusion”

2021-03-31: “You Can’t Trust Amazon When It Feels Threatened - Last Week in AWS” “While mistakes can …

2021-03-31: Which type of novelty-seeking web developer are you? www.baldurbjarnason.com/2021/whic… Not …

2021-03-31: “Design as (un)ethical illusion”

2021-03-31: “Management of the Absurd - Scott Berkun” One of my favourite books on management.

2021-03-31: “Some opinionated thoughts on SQL databases - Made of Bugs”

2021-03-31: “Daði Freyr (Daði & Gagnamagnið) – 10 Years (Official Video) - YouTube” 😄

2021-03-30: “The Vast Confusion Of Implicit Assumptions Like Wages And Productivity - Ian Welsh”

2021-03-30: Most Organisations Misunderstand Their Own Culture This image, from Imagine That Things Can Be Different which in turn got it from the book …

2021-03-30: “Dendron - Dendron” A VScode-oriented take on the, now crowded, hypertext-y note-taking genre.

2021-03-29: ‘Thelma Grétars on Instagram: “Pepper challenge with awesome people and freezing cold -12 degrees!’ …

2021-03-29: “A B2B Product Management Story: on discovering problems that customers actually care about …

2021-03-29: “SVG Generators — Smashing Magazine”

2021-03-29: “Pixels of the Week – March 28, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2021-03-29: “Under-Engineered Select Menus - Adrian Roselli”

2021-03-28: “Ruby off the Rails: Code library yanked over license blunder, sparks chaos for half a million …

2021-03-28: “Discovery - Excuses - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-03-27: “Poker, blacksmithery, and other activities that teach a way to see the world (Interconnected)”

2021-03-27: “Cloud study” Aside from the atrocious UI which is a constant across all of these platforms, what …

2021-03-26: “Five Things: March 25, 2021”

2021-03-26: “Adactio: Links—Web Development History”

2021-03-26: “Web Development History – Internet history for developers and the technically curious”

2021-03-26: “Not Just a New Feature; a New Compact – Jorge Arango” “The upshot is that adding a new ‘feature’ …

2021-03-26: “More on Penguin Random House distributing Marvel Comics - The Beat” This is, no joke, a major …

2021-03-26: This is a clever trick. tantek.com/2021/084/…

2021-03-26: “Au revoir, mon AMPmour? — Ethan Marcotte”

2021-03-25: “Get better at programming by learning how things work”

2021-03-25: “Not all design opinions are created equal – The Haystack”

2021-03-24: “Substack’s UI and 1Password just cost me $2,023 - Timmy O’Mahony” The names of the …

2021-03-24: “Adactio: Journal—Service worker weirdness in Chrome Ran into this exact same thing the other day …

2021-03-23: 10 years ago this one-liner would have blown my mind Object.fromEntries(new URLSearchParams(new …

2021-03-23: “CSS Is, In Fact, Awesome - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” CSS is my favourite part of the web dev stack.

2021-03-23: “A Complete Guide To Accessible Front-End Components — Smashing Magazine” Looks like a page I’ll be …

2021-03-23: “Robin Rendle ・ Every website is a gift”

2021-03-21: “Highlighting columns in HTML tables - Manuel Matuzović”

2021-03-21: “Many subtle channels”

2021-03-20: “Dropping Support For IE11 Is Progressive Enhancement · The Ethically-Trained Programmer”

2021-03-20: “Why We Need To Learn To Unlearn – Paul Taylor”

2021-03-20: “Surfacing Required Knowledge” “You are dependent on a living experience embodied by your team, and …

2021-03-20: “Avoiding Bad Decisions”

2021-03-19: Interesting times. www.facebook.com/watch/

2021-03-19: This continues to be the month where everything happens www.ruv.is/frett/202…

2021-03-19: “Closing on outside click - Kitty Giraudel”

2021-03-19: “prefers-reduced-motion: Taking a no-motion-first approach to animations”

2021-03-18: “HEAD - A free guide to elements Exhaustive and useful

2021-03-18: “Good, Better, Best: Untangling The Complex World Of Accessible Patterns — Smashing Magazine”

2021-03-18: “Closing web browser windows doesn’t close connections” Huh.

2021-03-18: “Design with Strategic Intent – Jorge Arango”

2021-03-18: “Accessible Text Labels For All”

2021-03-18: “Withered or seasoned?”

2021-03-18: “Here’s why Substack’s scam worked so well - The Hypothesis” This feels less surprising …

2021-03-17: “The return of fancy tools - macwright.com”

2021-03-17: “The Importance of Learning CSS”

2021-03-15: “Managing attention with stacks – Dan Slimmon”

2021-03-14: “Mental Leaps — More, Faster, Better, Happier, and Innovative (2nd Edition) - by Erik Schön - Mar, …

2021-03-14: “The End of Silicon Valley as We Know It? – O’Reilly” I might quibble with the details of this but …

2021-03-14: “Large projects have virtually no chance of coming in on time, on budget, and within scope.” This …

2021-03-13: “On the IA-Chess Analogy – Jorge Arango”

2021-03-13: “The Collusion of Mediocrity – background – Paul Levy”

2021-03-13: “Low Priority Issues + Time = Relationship Killer - Stay SaaSy” “A common and tragic pattern exists …

2021-03-13: “Preemptive Pluralization is (Probably) Not Evil” Don’t wait to implement pagination. You’re going …

2021-03-13: On the relativity of great product development strategies This here piece is a good overview of what are current best practices in product development. “What …

2021-03-13: “Project Cambria: Translate your data with lenses”

2021-03-13: “Project Cambria: Translate your data with lenses”

2021-03-13: “The One Where I Don’t Want To Talk About Substack Just As Much As You Do, And Yet” “This is …

2021-03-12: So, what do you do when somebody writing about product development or management refers to Google or …

2021-03-12: “Use transparent borders and outlines to assist with high contrast mode - Quick Tip - Piccalilli” …

2021-03-12: “Vendor by default - macwright.com” I’ve done this occasionally in a project. It works better than …

2021-03-11: “Fluid typography with CSS clamp - Tutorial - Piccalilli”

2021-03-11: “Adactio: Links—A Short History of Bi-Directional Links”

2021-03-11: “A Short History of Bi-Directional Links”

2021-03-10: “Defending Personas. If you love a design tool, set it free - by Alan Cooper - Mar, 2021 - Medium” …

2021-03-10: “Disabled buttons don’t have to suck - by Justine Win - Mar, 2021 - Justine Win Stories”

2021-03-09: “Adactio: Links—Skipping skip links ⚒ Nerd”

2021-03-09: “Skipping skip links ⚒ Nerd”

2021-03-09: ‘“Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?” - Jacob Kaplan-Moss’

2021-03-08: System fonts don’t have to be ugly, but web fonts aren’t as bad as you think either “System fonts don’t have to be ugly /// Iain Bean” I like this overview of system fonts you can use. …

2021-03-08: “Should I use functional or object-oriented programming? – Chelsea Troy” Know the pros and cons to …

2021-03-07: “UI Design Testing Tools I Use All The Time — Smashing Magazine”

2021-03-07: “Dabble – the future of novel writing? – David Hewson”

2021-03-07: “Everyone Is Beautiful and No One Is Horny - Blood Knife” There has been a noticable rise in …

2021-03-06: “Chrome’s IndexedDB— from best in class to the slowest - by David Fahlander - Mar, 2021 - Medium”

2021-03-05: “On the myth of short life expectancy, and COVID complacency – Going Medieval”

2021-03-05: “Daring Fireball: Google’s Search Results Have Gotten Worse” Substantially worse in many cases.

2021-03-04: “To make money in FOSS, build a business first”

2021-03-03: “How to Keep a Long-term Focus – Jorge Arango”

2021-03-03: “Around Paying for (and Charging for) Content - The Making of Making Sense”

2021-03-03: “Forget SOLID. Say Hello To SHOC Principles for Modular Design. – Codemanship’s Blog”

2021-03-02: “Looking Closely is Everything — by Craig Mod”

2021-03-02: “Your Thinking Rate Is Fixed” “Speeding up often results in poor decisions that create future …

2021-03-02: “Bundling for the Web” Goes into way more depth on current state of bundling from a browser …

2021-03-02: “How many people subscribed to your RSS feed?” Including subscriber count this way has been a …

2021-03-02: “How I set up Glyphhanger on macOS for optimizing and converting font files for the Web”

2021-03-01: “Why I close PRs (OSS project maintainer notes) - Jeff Geerling” The comment thread on this post is …

2021-02-28: “A Vision for Software Development: It’s All About Teams – Codemanship’s Blog” “It’s just a …

2021-02-27: “Effective Organizations Value Autonomy - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-02-26: “TBM 8/52: Avoid Mono-Process (But Embrace Shared Language) - The Beautiful Mess”

2021-02-26: “How to Approach a New Codebase - Amber Wilson”

2021-02-26: “Against Performative Positivity”

2021-02-25: ‘Wisdom From the Forums: “The Gap Between Expectations and Reality” - Jim Nielsen’s Blog’

2021-02-25: “The Beauty Of Tiny Enhancements In CSS”

2021-02-25: “The Online Photographer: The Catastrophic Crash of the Camera Market”

2021-02-25: “Material Design Text Fields Are Badly Designed — Smashing Magazine” I have to use a lot of Google …

2021-02-25: “The mortality of software – Six Colors”

2021-02-24: “Opinion - Britney Spears and I Learned the Same Lesson About Fame - The New York Times”

2021-02-24: “Introducing State Partitioning - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog” I would love to see …

2021-02-24: “technology is not neutral - daniel g. siegel”

2021-02-24: Collaborating with robots “Nothing is real vs everything is real (Interconnected)” “Machine learning is your collaborator” has …

2021-02-24: “The Benefits Of Code Review For The Reviewer - otsukare” Building a better understanding of the …

2021-02-24: ‘Hiding Content Responsibly - Hugo “Kitty” Giraudel’

2021-02-23: “inkle blog - ink version 1.0 release!” Ink by Inkle Studios has been on my list of things to try …

2021-02-22: “Functional vs. OO: The Debate that Imprecise Language Destroyed – Chelsea Troy” I love posts like …

2021-02-21: One thing that does unfortunately have to be said: a lot of the people doing the pushback against …

2021-02-21: “Please don’t make me choose a username”

2021-02-21: “After Minimalism - David Perell” “The problem with minimalism is that it’s boring.” More pushback …

2021-02-21: I’m not the only one who finds app design formalism to be boring “No More Boring Apps - ANDY.WORKS” “Despite being perhaps the largest professional creative field …

2021-02-20: The Layers of Development: Design Engineer, UI Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Server-Side Developer That’s why I was so excited by the term “design engineer,” which I think I first heard from Natalya …

2021-02-20: “Unfortunate things about performance reviews” “If you take nothing else away from this post, take …

2021-02-19: “Ursula K. Le Guin’s translation of the Tao Te Ching - Austin Kleon” This book is one of the …

2021-02-18: “On Design Engineering: I think I might be a design engineer… - Trys Mudford”

2021-02-17: “My build tool boilerplate goes v2 - Go Make Things” Lots of nice little details in this.

2021-02-17: “Choosing between Netlify, Vercel and Digital Ocean - Zell Liew” I’m a huge fan of Netlify’s design …

2021-02-17: “Why I Still Use RSS - atthislink” I use RSS a lot. Over 90% of the links I post (like this one) I …

2021-02-17: “Understanding Z-Index in CSS”

2021-02-17: “Storytelling — Harmon vs. McKee” An interesting meditation on the role of intuition in strategy and …

2021-02-16: “The CADT Model”

2021-02-16: “The linguistics of hyperlinks”

2021-02-16: On the deteriorating quality of Apple’s software “Why reporting bugs to Apple may harm software quality – The Eclectic Light Company” The quality of …

2021-02-15: “Leading your engineering team with ‘experiments’ not ‘processes’ - LeadDev”

2021-02-15: “Systems design explains the world: volume 1 - apenwarr”

2021-02-15: On “The Curious Case of “Are you sure?” – the Usecrime That Just Won’t Die” “The Curious Case of “Are you sure?” – the Usecrime That Just Won’t Die” I’m as guilty as others of …

2021-02-14: “Running a Successful Membership / Subscription Program — by Craig Mod”

2021-02-14: “Two songs from The Muppet Movie / Snarkmarket” Always post links to discussions of Muppet songs.

2021-02-14: “Adactio: Journal—Associative trails”

2021-02-14: Everybody is pussyfooting around the actual problem in front end development Front-End Dissatisfaction (and Backing Off) - CSS-Tricks This blog post by Chris Coyier does a good …

2021-02-14: “A Useful Approach to Problem-Solving — Sympolymathesy, by Chris Krycho” This works more often than …

2021-02-14: “There’s No Such Thing As “Agile”. There’s Just Software Development. – Codemanship’s Blog”

2021-02-13: “Managing focus in the shadow DOM - Read the Tea Leaves” I’ve run into focus issues every single …

2021-02-13: “Anxious feelings about optimisation through complexity (Interconnected)”

2021-02-13: “Fluid & space-aware components - Trys Mudford”

2021-02-13: On “Do Adults Really Not Remember School Sucked? - Ian Welsh” “Do Adults Really Not Remember School Sucked? - Ian Welsh” I will never get this. School was a …

2021-02-12: “Progressive Enhancement reading list, draft 1 - QuirksBlog”

2021-02-12: “The web didn’t change; you did”

2021-02-12: “Inventing Posters — I love Typography (ILT)”

2021-02-11: “Mass function overloading: why and how? – Lea Verou”

2021-02-11: “Stop Obsessing Over Development Velocity, Focus on This Instead - Itamar Gilad Product Management”

2021-02-11: “TBM 6/52: Discontinuous Improvement (and Stored Energy) - The Beautiful Mess”

2021-02-11: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-02-10: “Dependency Confusion: How I Hacked Into Apple, Microsoft and Dozens of Other Companies - by Alex …

2021-02-09: “Peter Naur: Programming As Theory Building” (PDF) No joke, reading this paper is fundamentally …

2021-02-09: “SOCCR: the framework I use for decision briefs - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-02-09: ‘“Explain a Topic At Multiple Levels…” - Jacob Kaplan-Moss’

2021-02-09: “On weather, winter, and changing climates – Going Medieval” “We are sleepwalking away from the …

2021-02-09: “Meta-IA – Jorge Arango”

2021-02-09: “The new reading stack - macwright.com”

2021-02-08: “Change has become an excuse for lazy design - Gerry McGovern” “We must design things on the basis …

2021-02-08: “The epistemology of software quality – Increment: Teams”

2021-02-08: Ira Glass on the role of taste in creating stories. This is why IMO good software is proportionally …

2021-02-05: “Default to Kindness - Ian Welsh”

2021-02-04: “Thoreau 2.0 - XOXO Conference Talk”

2021-02-04: “Waking up from the dream of UX - Peter Merholz”

2021-02-03: “Adactio: Journal—Authentication”

2021-02-03: “Several Short Sentences About Writing - A Working Library”

2021-02-03: “Creative Good: Why I’m losing faith in UX”

2021-02-02: “9 Takeaways for Product Managers from A Philosophy of Software Design - Viget”

2021-02-02: “The Best-Case Outcomes Are Statistical Outliers”

2021-02-02: “Adactio: Links—How I Build JavaScript Apps In 2021” Seriously. Just subscribe to this blog.

2021-02-02: “How I Build JavaScript Apps In 2021”

2021-02-02: “Adactio: Links—How to Build Good Software” Links like this one are why you should subscribe to …

2021-02-02: “How to Build Good Software” This is the best piece of writing on software dev I’ve read in a long …

2021-02-02: “Golems, smart objects, and the file metaphor (Interconnected)”

2021-02-01: “Technology is part of the problem - Gerry McGovern” “My area is digital, the Internet, the Web. We …

2021-02-01: “Why Generation X will save the web - Hi, I’m Heather Burns.”

2021-01-31: “How To: Very high quality transcripts and captions for under $1.50/minute. - Stacking the Bricks”

2021-01-31: “What you think is boring now may be interesting in the future - Austin Kleon”

2021-01-30: “Bulletproof flag components - Jay Freestone” CSS Grid is slowly transforming everything we know …

2021-01-29: “GitHub - benbjohnson/litestream: Streaming S3 replication for SQLite.” “Open Source not Open …

2021-01-29: “:focus-visible in WebKit - January 2021 - Rego’s Everyday Life”

2021-01-29: “How you can help authors… a plea – David Hewson”

2021-01-28: “Form Validation: You want :not(:focus):invalid, not :invalid – Bram.us”

2021-01-28: “What Is Important About The Reddit Gamestop Short-Squeeze - Ian Welsh”

2021-01-27: “Maximizing Developer Effectiveness” “I often observe that as these technologies are introduced an …

2021-01-27: “The unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTML – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2021-01-27: “The Only Thing We Have to Fear is a Kirby Vacuum Salesperson – Burningbird” Speaking as an outsider …

2021-01-27: “Oh Joy Sex Toy - The Stress Response Cycle” This isn an excellent overview. Honestly, reading this …

2021-01-27: “Why I’ve Been Merging Microservices Back Into The Monolith At InVision”

2021-01-27: “Telja innflytjendur hafa góð áhrif - RÚV” Important counterpoint to my doom and gloom. In a recent …

2021-01-27: Trying to stay positive and not write anything negative this morning. Usually sticking to the feed …

2021-01-27: “Cory Doctorow: Neofeudalism and the Digital Manor – Locus Online” Related to the last tweet.

2021-01-27: “The Free, Diverse Internet In America Is Coming To An End - Ian Welsh” The first casualty was LGBT …

2021-01-27: “My product management toolkit (42): Integrative Thinking – As I learn …”

2021-01-26: “We’re Hiring! Content Marketing Specialist (Rebus Ink)” Come work for my boss 🙂

2021-01-26: “CSS Frameworks, hype and dogmatism - Post - Piccalilli” IMO the dogmatism you often see online is …

2021-01-25: “The Unreal and the Real - A Working Library” One of my favourite books ever.

2021-01-25: “Elided Branches: Make Boring Plans”

2021-01-23: “You want minmax(10px, 1fr) not 1fr - CSS-Tricks”

2021-01-22: “Adactio: Journal—Letters of exclusion”

2021-01-22: “Reducing Technical Debt – Chelsea Troy”

2021-01-22: “It’s time to drop IE support - Go Make Things”

2021-01-22: “ongoing by Tim Bray · When You Know”

2021-01-22: “What engineering can teach (and learn from) us • Hillel Wayne”

2021-01-21: “Adactio: Journal—Get safe”

2021-01-21: “Open source means surrendering your monopoly over commercial exploitation”

2021-01-20: “Affordances are dead; long live affordances – The Interconnected”

2021-01-19: “A minimum viable experience makes for a resilient, inclusive website or app - Post - Piccalilli”

2021-01-19: “Relations – are about half of IT - Complexity is a Matter of Perspective” Link posted for the …

2021-01-19: “Avoiding Technical Debt – Chelsea Troy”

2021-01-19: “Fixing disinformation won’t save us - Ethan Zuckerman” “I’m less convinced that this is a …

2021-01-19: “When costs are nonlinear, keep it small. – Jessitron”

2021-01-18: “Tech Talk: The Web we Deserve”

2021-01-18: “HR is not your friend, and other things I think you should know”

2021-01-18: “Adactio: Links—React Bias”

2021-01-18: “React Bias” “The juxtaposition of The HTTP Archive’s analysis and The State of JS 2020 Survey …

2021-01-17: “Adactio: Links—Responsible Web Applications”

2021-01-17: “Responsible Web Applications”

2021-01-17: Baldur’s Notes - Hierarchies are just a tool, don’t throw them away just because you don’t …

2021-01-17: Hierarchies are just a tool, don’t throw them away just because you don’t understand how to use them “First, Let’s Fire All the Managers” Pro-flat org hot takes are always interesting but what they …

2021-01-16: Cultural deafness and controversy in tech debates I worry about the effects the US cultural dominance of tech has on web developer discourse. I worry …

2021-01-16: “No, You Don’t Need Social Proof - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2021-01-16: “Rust is a hard way to make a web API - macwright.com”

2021-01-15: “GitHub still won’t explain if it fired someone for saying ‘Nazi,’ and employees are pissed - The …

2021-01-15: “Training Is Expensive. But Not As Expensive As Not Training. – Codemanship’s Blog”

2021-01-14: “Load all focusable elements with JavaScript - Quick Tip - Piccalilli”

2021-01-13: “Server-sent events: a simple way to stream events from a server” Server-sent events/EventSource are …

2021-01-13: “Fixing Smooth Scrolling with Find-on-Page - CSS-Tricks” This is clever.

2021-01-12: “Culture is the Behavior You Reward and Punish - by Jocelyn Goldfein - jocelyngoldfein”

2021-01-11: I didn’t want to like this one but it brought a lot of things I have been thinking about into focus. …

2021-01-11: “Trump Is Fighting Section 230 for the Wrong Reason - The Atlantic” A perspective on the US law …

2021-01-11: “Robin Rendle ・ Preventing the Collapse of Civilization”

2021-01-10: The neighbourhood.

2021-01-09: “History will not remember us fondly” This.

2021-01-09: “A Plague is Plague. A Coup is a Coup. And Other Topics Not Up for Debate - Kameron Hurley”

2021-01-08: “Rebus Foundation - We’re Hiring! Assistant Program Manager” The charity I work for is hiring.

2021-01-07: “How I turned my Goodreads data into a self-hosted website with Eleventy”

2021-01-07: “Trump Has Proven The US Is Ripe For A Right Wing Coup” “So what we now know is that when a serious …

2021-01-06: “For Better Products, Start With a Problem Statement - Inside Intercom”

2021-01-06: “Designing Engineering Organizations - Jacob Kaplan-Moss”

2021-01-06: “A template for more deliberate 1:1 meetings (v2) – disambiguity”

2021-01-06: “Should The Web Expose Hardware Capabilities? — Smashing Magazine” “This is a fallacy — the …

2021-01-06: “Should The Web Expose Hardware Capabilities? — Smashing Magazine” “If I can’t trust my browser to …

2021-01-06: “Art Direction for Static Sites - daverupert.com”

2021-01-05: “Do you need build tools? - Go Make Things”

2021-01-05: “Why do people complain so much about CSS? -> Changelog”

2021-01-05: “Robin Rendle › Newsletters” Agree with most of this. Have thoughts tho. For one, am I the only one …

2021-01-04: Setting up the new workspace at the new flat. Still figuring out what size whiteboard to buy and …

2021-01-04: “Multi-Function Button - Adrian Roselli”

2021-01-04: “Options for styling web components - Read the Tea Leaves”

2021-01-02: “A megacorp is not your dream job”

2021-01-02: “The Great Software Stagnation – Alarming Development”

2021-01-02: “On Not Writing in 2020 – The Interconnected”

2020-12-31: The whole “no haircuts during COVID” thing has resulted in a bit of a mad scientist look this New …

2020-12-31: “TBM 52/53: Real Teams (Not Groups of One-Person Teams) - The Beautiful Mess”

2020-12-31: “Ancient remains prove women have been running shit for at least 9000 years” “early big-game …

2020-12-31: “The Brain-Activity of People Coding Is Different”

2020-12-31: “Here Lies Flash » Mike Industries”

2020-12-30: “Programmers are bad at managing state - Read the Tea Leaves” If anything, he understates the issue. …

2020-12-30: “I normally agree with Dan’s essays, but this time I very much disagree. As someo… - …

2020-12-29: “How mRNA went from a scientific backwater to a pandemic crusher - WIRED UK”

2020-12-29: “2021 - BitWorking”

2020-12-29: “Accessible SVG Icons - CSS-Tricks”

2020-12-27: “Today, it looks like developers don’t bother thinking about requirements, they just grab something …

2020-12-26: The question you can use to sift through web dev tooling debates My holiday gift to you all is an simple and amazingly useful tool for cutting through the nonsense …

2020-12-26: “TBM 52/53: Real Teams (Not Groups of One-Person Teams) - The Beautiful Mess”

2020-12-25: “A technical and privacy review of Cloudflare Web Analytics”

2020-12-23: “Adactio: Links—HTML Over The Wire - Hotwire” Hotwire is a neat evolution of the Turbolinks/Stimulus …

2020-12-22: “Lead with Context not Control - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-12-19: “Handling Short And Long Content In CSS”

2020-12-18: “I have resigned from the Google AMP Advisory Committee – Terence Eden’s Blog” I don’t think AMP or …

2020-12-18: “Adactio: Articles—npm ruin dev”

2020-12-18: “On treating sex with the utmost reverence – Going Medieval”

2020-12-18: “5 Ways Software Developers Can Improve Their Writing Beyond Blogging”

2020-12-18: “The Credibility Is in the Details”

2020-12-18: “Filtered for… margin notes” Like many, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about marginalia on …

2020-12-18: “Integrated Tests Are A Scam - The Code Whisperer”

2020-12-18: “Adactio: Links—Conditional JavaScript - JavaScript - Dev Tips”

2020-12-18: “Conditional JavaScript - JavaScript - Dev Tips”

2020-12-16: “Sticky CSS Grid Items - Melanie Richards”

2020-12-16: “Adactio: Journal—Cascading Style Sheets”

2020-12-16: “Detecting when focus leaves a group of elements with vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-12-15: “Are your Anchor Links Accessible? - Amber Wilson”

2020-12-13: “Why Senior Engineers Hate Coding Interviews - by Adam Storm - The Startup - Dec, 2020 - Medium”

2020-12-13: “Google’s increasingly dark shadow - Gerry McGovern” “This is what we expect from Google because …

2020-12-13: “Don’t Succumb To Illusions Of Productivity – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-12-13: “Stop using Material Design text fields! - Matsuko Friedland”

2020-12-12: “How Agile Manages Out Innovation - Liz Keogh, lunivore”

2020-12-12: Good lord. Kevin Kelly hasn’t grown any less annoying since his early Wired days.

2020-12-12: “Make it Personal - CSS-Tricks”

2020-12-11: “TBM 50/53: The Curse of “Success” Metrics - The Beautiful Mess”

2020-12-11: “Death of an Open Source Business Model” Open source is being squeezed on two sides: the cloud …

2020-12-10: “Adactio: Links—The Importance of HTML – Jerry Jones”

2020-12-10: “The Importance of HTML – Jerry Jones”

2020-12-10: Again with the fucking post lag, micro.blog? Why do I have to post an arbitrary post just to get you …

2020-12-10: “How Julia Child Used First Principles Thinking” This glosses over an important fact: she was …

2020-12-10: “Why Development Teams are Slow. Common Software Jams and Solutions - by Eric Elliott - JavaScript …

2020-12-10: “Hyperland, Intermedia, and the Web That Never Was — Are.na”

2020-12-10: “Automated Open Graph images with 11ty and Cloudinary - Blog - Thoughts, Code and more by freelance …

2020-12-10: ‘PM “Responsibilities” ?. There are a bunch of ways to unpack… - by John Cutler - Medium’

2020-12-10: “google - The World Is Yours*” “Google is just a really badly-run company.”

2020-12-10: “UX Without Users Is Not UX” A classic.

2020-12-10: “Doc Searls Weblog · Is Flickr in trouble again?”

2020-12-09: “Why is the Google Cloud UI so slow? - DebugBear” Slow. Confusing. Disorganised. Ugly.

2020-12-09: “Inside the flaming dumpster fire at AT&T/WarnerMedia/HBO Max - The Beat”

2020-12-09: “Alt vs Figcaption”

2020-12-09: “CSS Scroll Snap”

2020-12-09: “Eye of Newt and Stack of Sub — Dorian Taylor”

2020-12-08: “Position Statement for the 2020 W3C TAG Election – Lea Verou”

2020-12-07: “We read the paper that forced Timnit Gebru out of Google. Here’s what it says - MIT Technology …

2020-12-07: “Nonlinear increases in complexity make unification excruciating. – Jessitron”

2020-12-07: “The data pollution problem - Gerry McGovern”

2020-12-07: “Metafoundry 17: Twenty-Five Years Later”

2020-12-06: “thought leaders and chicken sexers”

2020-12-06: “There’s very little worse harm you can do to an application on the complexity level than distribute …

2020-12-06: “Inherent complexity in most web applications is the same it ever was. Where we regressed is in …

2020-12-06: “Astrogator’s Logs » Blog Archive » Cultural Pop amidst the Ruins”

2020-12-06: “Why Bookshop.org is not the saviour the book world needs” If you want to support independent …

2020-12-05: “Is your content too long? Not long enough? - Stacking the Bricks”

2020-12-05: ‘Apple’s “EDR” Brings High Dynamic Range to Non-HDR Displays — Prolost’

2020-12-05: “Apple’s ‘EDR’ Brings High Dynamic Range to Non-HDR Displays — Pixel Envy” “By the way, this only …

2020-12-05: “CSS Tips you won’t see in most tutorials” These are all good.

2020-12-04: “Stripe: Platform of Platforms – Stratechery by Ben Thompson” IMO, the biggest thing a small country …

2020-12-04: “Thunderbolt on the M1 Mac mini” Last post via this one

2020-12-04: “Thunderbolt on the M1 Mac mini – When 2 Actually Does Equal 4” Thunderbolt ports on the M1 Macs …

2020-12-03: It’s annoying how, sometimes, when you add two posts to micro.blog, the second one won’t appear in …

2020-12-03: “Adactio: Links—My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be?”

2020-12-03: “My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be? – The Creative …

2020-12-01: “Adactio: Journal—Clean advertising”

2020-12-01: “Why is Apple’s M1 Chip So Fast?. Real world experience with the new M1… - by Erik Engheim - Nov, …

2020-12-01: You would never tear out a bridge and replace it just because its design looks ‘dated’ but we …

2020-11-30: “Designing the Smallest Possible Thing - Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF)”

2020-11-29: “The Substackerati - Columbia Journalism Review”

2020-11-29: “Your first attempt at making anything accessible will be awful - Sheri Byrne-Haber’s Blog”

2020-11-27: “CAPTCHAs don’t prove you’re human – they prove you’re American – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-11-27: “Advice for newsletter-ers” Sound advice

2020-11-26: “Write five, then synthesize: good engineering strategy is boring.”

2020-11-26: “Apple Silicon M1: Black. Magic. Fuckery. - Kay’s Blog”

2020-11-26: “Avoiding tab styles for navigation by Adam Silver – Designer, London, UK.”

2020-11-25: “Why it’s good for users that HTML, CSS and JS are separate languages” This.

2020-11-25: “One More Adventure: Thoughts on Star Trek: Picard”

2020-11-24: “Leveraging System Fonts on the Web - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-11-24: “The case for alarmism — Crooked Timber”

2020-11-24: “Divided Societies In Decline Use Scapegoats To Re-Unify - Ian Welsh”

2020-11-23: “How do you raise a software bug with a book publisher? – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-11-23: “Not so short note on aria-label usage – Big Table Edition – HTML Accessibility”

2020-11-23: “We need to do more about electronic waste - Gerry McGovern”

2020-11-23: “Know Your Enemies - Ian Welsh”

2020-11-23: “It has never been easier to mass-shame politicians, yet never have politicians seemed so shameless: …

2020-11-22: “We need to do more about electronic waste - Gerry McGovern”

2020-11-22: “Adactio: Links—As Antitrust Pressure Mounts, Google to Pull Back Benefit to News Sites That Adopted …

2020-11-22: “As Antitrust Pressure Mounts, Google to Pull Back Benefit to News Sites That Adopted Its Preferred …

2020-11-22: ‘”Yes or No?” — One Checkbox vs Two Radio Buttons.’

2020-11-21: “Browser-level lazy-loading for CMSs”

2020-11-21: “Driving Cultural Change Through Software Choices - by Camille Fournier - Nov, 2020 - Medium”

2020-11-20: “The case for Weak Dependencies in JS – Lea Verou”

2020-11-20: “Product Leadership Is Hard - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-11-19: Idle thought of the day: ‘disruptive innovation’ is a Kuhn-style paradigm shift taking place in a …

2020-11-19: In my experience, even smart, well-educated Americans tend to have a hard time understanding how …

2020-11-19: “Day 8: Start with something that works” Gall’s law strikes again. (Always start with something that …

2020-11-18: “Nibble Stew: The Nine Phases of an Open Source Project Maintainer”

2020-11-18: “5 communication best practices for remote teams - Know Your Team - Blog”

2020-11-18: “What are design tokens? - Piccalilli”

2020-11-18: “Under-Engineered Responsive Tables - Adrian Roselli”

2020-11-18: “Feedback: UIs, Mac pains, hardware, teaching and octal”

2020-11-17: “Git is simply too hard -> Changelog” Yes.

2020-11-17: “Application Trust is Hard, but Apple does it Well — Security Embedded”

2020-11-17: “Estimating Cost of Delay – Charles Lambdin”

2020-11-17: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Big Sur Bricking MacBook Pros” Well, that’s that OS upgrade postponed.

2020-11-17: “Tuned for the Mac — Audacious”

2020-11-16: “Playing with Envision Glasses - Tink - Léonie Watson” This sounds kind of amazing.

2020-11-16: “How do you write simple explanations without sounding condescending?”

2020-11-16: “How Do You Know When Society Is About to Fall Apart? - The New York Times”

2020-11-16: “X demographic doesn’t use the web anymore, they use apps”. Computer use is …

2020-11-15: ‘Covid-19: politicisation, “corruption,” and suppression of science - The BMJ’ “Politicisation of …

2020-11-15: “Jacques Corby-Tuech - Marketers are Addicted to Bad Data” Marketers are addicted to data because …

2020-11-15: “Does Apple really log every app you run? A technical look – Jacopo Jannone - blog”

2020-11-15: “MacOS App Security Histrionics — Pixel Envy” “either my research skills are terrible, or Paul …

2020-11-14: Back in late February/Early March I expected that the death toll due to COVID would eventually top …

2020-11-13: “JavaScript Errors in the Wild 2020 - CatchJS” “We rendered a million web pages to learn how the …

2020-11-13: “Dashboards: a design debate - Clearleft”

2020-11-13: “The Business Cost of Slow Site Speed Performance - Viget”

2020-11-13: “Backlinking Is Not Very Useful – Often Even Harmful • Zettelkasten Method” Also a mini case …

2020-11-13: “Super simple start to Firebase functions”

2020-11-13: “Super simple start to Netlify functions”

2020-11-12: “The Cleanest Trick for Autogrowing Textareas - CSS-Tricks” This is clever

2020-11-12: “What Happens When Ed-Tech Forgets? Some Thoughts on Rehabilitating Reputations”

2020-11-12: “On Apple’s SwiftUI Header File Documentation — Conrad Stoll”

2020-11-11: “On Apple’s Piss-Poor Documentation — Liss is More”

2020-11-11: “Adactio: Journal—Upgrades and polyfills”

2020-11-11: “What’s the difference between an Interface and an API? - Zell Liew”

2020-11-11: “Being a responsible subsystem – Jessitron”

2020-11-10: Is there a reason why people in tech only read philosophy when it’s repackaged by a libertarian or …

2020-11-09: “20 Macs for 2020: #7 – iBook – Six Colors” I owned a 1st gen iBook back in the day. Lovely machine.

2020-11-09: “Reducing energy waste in digital - Gerry McGovern”

2020-11-09: Whenever you hear somebody rave about a notetaking app or methodology you should always bear in mind …

2020-11-09: “Thinking in maps: from the Lascaux caves to knowledge graphs”

2020-11-09: “Navigating Organizational Transformation: Let Buildings Be Your Sensei” “The open office …

2020-11-09: “Learning Through Play”

2020-11-08: “Strong Opinions Loosely Held Might be the Worst Idea in Tech - The Glowforge Blog”

2020-11-07: “All Them Switches: Responsive Elements and More”

2020-11-07: “Utility vs usability”

2020-11-07: “Google’s File System Access API is not a standard - Web Platform News” Google keeps shipping APIs …

2020-11-05: “Blogging vs. blog setups” Accurate

2020-11-04: “Entropy, developer experience, and vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-11-04: “GIFS and prefers-reduced-motion - CSS-Tricks”

2020-11-04: “Product Manager Job Description - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-11-04: “Lenticular Design - MAGIC: THE GATHERING” About complexity in game design but entirely relevant to …

2020-11-03: “How to Automate Project Versioning and Releases with Continuous Deployment - CSS-Tricks”

2020-11-03: ‘“We Don’t Wan’t the Program”. Jill Lepore and danah boyd discuss how… - by Data & Society - …

2020-11-02: “Adactio: Links—Copying is the way design works – Matthew Ström: designer & developer”

2020-11-02: “Copying is the way design works – Matthew Ström: designer & developer”

2020-11-02: “What is this Gemini thing anyway, and why am I excited about it?”

2020-11-02: “Questionable Advice: The Trap of The Premature Senior”

2020-11-01: “Why Life Can’t Be Simpler” “The first lesson from Tesler’s law of the conservation of complexity …

2020-10-31: “Discovery - Delivery - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-10-31: “Mac OS Big Sur logbook (9) - More UI refinements - Riccardo Mori”

2020-10-30: “The Principles Of Visual Communication — Smashing Magazine” Start simple and change one thing at a …

2020-10-30: “To Add Appeal, First Reduce Anxieties - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-10-30: “PX, EM or REM Media Queries? - Zell Liew”

2020-10-30: “How to build team morale remotely - Know Your Team - Blog”

2020-10-29: “A few things I’ve learned about email marketing”

2020-10-29: “Software correctness is a lot like flossing” One issue is that most managers don’t actually care …

2020-10-29: “Adactio: Journal—Portals and giant carousels”

2020-10-28: “Adactio: Journal—ARIA in CSS”

2020-10-28: “A Guy Walks Into an Apple Store” Apple is being wasteful

2020-10-28: “Introduction to the Zettelkasten Method • Zettelkasten Method”

2020-10-27: “Text layout is a loose hierarchy of segmentation - Raph Levien’s blog”

2020-10-27: “You Don’t Pick Niches - You Discover Them - DaedTech”

2020-10-26: “Banned on Facebook - Burningbird”

2020-10-26: “An Old Article I Wrote - Sententia cdsmithus” This is a pretty interesting overview of the whole …

2020-10-26: “Web, we have a problem - Gerry McGovern”

2020-10-26: “The over-engineering of everyday tools and apps - Stefan Judis Web Development”

2020-10-25:

2020-10-25: “How to destructure an object to existing variables in JavaScript” I didn’t realise this was …

2020-10-23: “Make a Worse Product (to Save It) - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-10-23: “Giving feedback remotely - Know Your Team - Blog”

2020-10-23: “Removing Friction Isn’t Always Good - Product Solving by Tyler Wince”

2020-10-23: “Firefox: The Jewel^WEmbarassment of Open Source”

2020-10-23: “Don’t ever break a URL if you can help it - Scott Hanselman’s Blog”

2020-10-22: “United States v. Google – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-10-22: ‘Book Notes: “Demand Side Sales” by Bob Moesta - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog’

2020-10-21: “Software against humanity? – An Illichian perspective on the industrial era of software” (PDF) A …

2020-10-21: “Complexity Has to Live Somewhere”

2020-10-21: “You Reap What You Code” This is a really good exploration on how to design software with software’s …

2020-10-21: “Adactio: Journal—Standards processing” A simple share button would be nice.

2020-10-21: “Robin Rendle ・ Why does this design crit hurt?”

2020-10-20: “Twitter, Responsibility, and Accountability – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-10-20: “Focus management and inert - CSS-Tricks”

2020-10-20: “Ten Anti-Principles of Good Design - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-10-20: “Adactio: Journal—Continuous partial browser support”

2020-10-20: “Meet Face ID and Touch ID for the Web - WebKit”

2020-10-20: “Pure Programming :: // gazzini”

2020-10-19: “Reclaiming our lives from the machine - Gerry McGovern”

2020-10-19: “Adactio: Links—What is the Web? - Web Directions”

2020-10-19: “What is the Web? - Web Directions”

2020-10-18: “Shadow Dom Example - BitWorking” “So please think twice before adopting Shadow DOM.” What he …

2020-10-18: “Say goodbye to resource-caching across sites and domains - Stefan Judis Web Development” This …

2020-10-17: “Why Men Are Bad At Casual Sex - British Vogue”

2020-10-17: “Ego Makes Good Products Fail (Remove Ego to See Reality)”

2020-10-16: “One writing app to rule them all – Bigmouth Strikes Again”

2020-10-16: “Ambient Reassurance – disambiguity”

2020-10-16: “Bullshit Economic Statistics - Ian Welsh”

2020-10-16: “Thoughts on the App Store - Riley Testut”

2020-10-16: “Three Types of Management Problems · Stay SaaSy”

2020-10-16: “We like what we choose - Seth’s Blog”

2020-10-16: “How To Make Publishing Platforms More Accessible (Part 2) - TPG – The Accessibility Experts”

2020-10-16: “City life - Trys Mudford” “I’m not building Gmail, and neither are you.”

2020-10-16: “The (extremely) loud minority - Andy Bell” This. SPA-loving minority in web dev is just that: a …

2020-10-15: “Adactio: Links—How-to: Create accessible forms - The A11Y Project”

2020-10-15: “How-to: Create accessible forms - The A11Y Project”

2020-10-15: “An opinionated guide to accessibility testing /// Iain Bean”

2020-10-14: “Disney and Integrators Versus Aggregators – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-10-14: “Sidenotes For Web Design · Gwern.net”

2020-10-14: “Making semantic sidenotes without JavaScript - Koos Looijesteijn” I’ve seen this approach on a few …

2020-10-14: “An alternative to single page apps: multi-page apps with service workers - Go Make Things” We, as …

2020-10-14: “This is my message to the western world – your civilisation is killing life on Earth - Amazon …

2020-10-14: “Givers and takers - A Working Library”

2020-10-14: “Givers and takers - A Working Library”

2020-10-14: “Daring Fireball: Revolutionary, Indeed”

2020-10-13: “Adactio: Journal—Owning Clearleft”

2020-10-13: “Modern JS is amazing. Modern JS is trash. - Go Make Things” The problem with Modern JS™ is that we …

2020-10-13: “Adactio: Links—Cheating Entropy with Native Web Technologies - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-10-13: “Dialog Focus in Screen Readers - Adrian Roselli”

2020-10-13: “Adactio: Links—5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day by Holly …

2020-10-13: “5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day - The Big Hack”

2020-10-13: “What happened to XPath?. After being revolutionary in 2007 to… - by Andrea Giammarchi - Oct, 2020 - …

2020-10-12: “Cheating Entropy with Native Web Technologies - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-10-12: “Clockwork to Complexity: scale in time and software – Jessitron”

2020-10-12: “Noelle Stevenson Shares Her Coming Out Story in an Original Comic”

2020-10-12: “Meet the new owners of Clearleft - Clearleft” Clever move.

2020-10-11: “The case for rereading - A Working Library”

2020-10-11: “Robin Rendle ・ The case for rereading”

2020-10-11: “What I Didn’t Expect to Learn From Running My Side Hustle - DEV”

2020-10-11: “Please stop using CDNs for external Javascript libraries – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-10-10: “The Order of Marvel Movies – The Architecture of Information”

2020-10-10: “’The impact is incredible’: Hidden cameras and secret trackers reveal where Amazon …

2020-10-10: “Screens and Models – Jorge Arango”

2020-10-10: “xkcd: Prediction”

2020-10-09: “Your Product Is Going to Fail - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-10-09: “The usability of HTML elements – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-10-09: “The usability of HTML elements – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-10-09: “The usability of HTML elements – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-10-09: “Apple made ProtonMail add in-app purchases, even though it had been free for years - The Verge”

2020-10-08: “Behaviorism Won” “Skinner won; Papert lost. Thorndike won; Dewey lost. Behaviorism won.” This is …

2020-10-08: “Nine Lies About Work by Buckingham and Goodall - Ian Welsh” This is really good.

2020-10-08: “The Widening Responsibility for Front-End Developers - CSS-Tricks”

2020-10-08: “HTML templates should solve isomorphic web but don’t” Yeah.

2020-10-07: “Notes on the web, take 1 - QuirksBlog” All footnotes on the web are broken as designed. This is an …

2020-10-07: “How to work with multiselect elements in vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-10-07: “MJD 59,128”

2020-10-07: “Unforced Errors · Stay SaaSy”

2020-10-06: “Work on the Structure – Jorge Arango”

2020-10-04: “Software teams are like Executive Teams – Jessitron”

2020-10-04: “ongoing by Tim Bray · I Hate My MacBook” A looot of people seem disappointed in their macs lately.

2020-10-03: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Another Developer Account Nearly Terminated” Apple continues to try as hard …

2020-10-03: “Walking away from the idée fixe - Seth’s Blog”

2020-10-02: “The dogs won’t eat it - Zeldman on Web and Interaction Design”

2020-10-01: “Adactio: Links—A future owners test // Cennydd Bowles”

2020-10-01: “A future owners test // Cennydd Bowles”

2020-10-01: “Multiple Benefits - Better world by better software”

2020-09-30: “Rust 2021: GUI - Raph Levien’s blog”

2020-09-30: “Will you create React/ Vue / Other-framework Courses? - Zell Liew”

2020-09-30: “Robin Rendle ・ Web Apps Are Not A Thing, Please Stop”

2020-09-29: ‘“Behave” By Robert Sapolsky - Ian Welsh’

2020-09-29: “I Feel Sorry for Americans” This.

2020-09-29: “AppStore Reviews Should be Stricter - Miguel de Icaza” “Yet, the AppStore reviews are too lax and …

2020-09-29: “GitHub - yjs/yjs: Peer-to-peer shared types”

2020-09-29: “I was wrong. CRDTs are the future”

2020-09-29: “Follow the fun - daverupert.com”

2020-09-29: “Demand Side Sales 101, a new book on sales by Bob Moesta. - Signal v. Noise”

2020-09-29: “Adactio: Journal—Unobtrusive feedback” I really like this pattern.

2020-09-28: “‘Real’ Programming Is an Elitist Myth - WIRED”

2020-09-28: “What is emergence, and why should we care about it? – Axis, Praxis”

2020-09-28: “Spatial Interfaces - Dark Blue Heaven”

2020-09-28: “Principles of Digital Earth Experience Design - Gerry McGovern”

2020-09-28: “The case for rereading - A Working Library”

2020-09-27: “Collecting material feels more useful than it usually is”

2020-09-27: “Inventing the Hindu-Arabic numerals requires both design genius and mathematical genius”

2020-09-27: ‘Collaborations between tool-makers and tool-users depend on building effective “armories” of tool …

2020-09-27: “Collaborations between tool-makers and tool-users can best iterate via a sequence of different …

2020-09-27: “Powerful enabling environments focus on expert use”

2020-09-27: “Better note-taking” misses the point; what matters is “better thinking” ‘In terms of technology, …

2020-09-27: “The most effective readers and thinkers I know don’t take notes when reading”

2020-09-27: “3 Visual Models on Quality - Complexity is a Matter of Perspective”

2020-09-27: “Towards principled reactive UI - Raph Levien’s blog” This makes me want to learn Rust.

2020-09-27: “A spoonful of sugar“ “the right time to give any sort of feedback, positive or negative, is as …

2020-09-27: “A spoonful of sugar“ “Secondly, and more seriously, it turns out the praise sandwich isn’t all …

2020-09-26: “Tweaking the Persona – Eleganthack”

2020-09-26: “We write code, not documents - Signal v. Noise” One of those blog posts where the none of the …

2020-09-26: “The Need for Stable Foundations in Software Development - Pointers Gone Wild”

2020-09-25: “Hari Kunzru Explains How Cop Shows Contribute to State Brutality - Electric Literature”

2020-09-25: “People expect technology to suck because it actually sucks” And technology sucks because software …

2020-09-25: “Don’t Compare Averages”

2020-09-25: “The failed promise of Web Components – Lea Verou” Been thinking about this one since I read it …

2020-09-25: “School should be free for everyone”

2020-09-25: “Adactio: Journal—Performance and people”

2020-09-25: “4 Questions for Evaluating Experiments - esther derby associates, inc.”

2020-09-25: “Poor communication is the primary reason systems and relationships fail -> News and podcasts for …

2020-09-24: “The failed promise of Web Components – Lea Verou”

2020-09-24: “Structurally Broken - Think Different” Most software is broken as designed. Even the ones that …

2020-09-23: “There’s a good reason why experienced devs say “it depends” so often -> News …

2020-09-23: “The Command Line Comeback. In consumer, everything old is new… - by Gaby Goldberg - Sep, 2020 - …

2020-09-23: “Build a light and global state system - Piccalilli”

2020-09-22: “Indie Hopes and Dreams - Becky Hansmeyer”

2020-09-22: “Adactio: Journal—Web browsers on iOS”

2020-09-21: “Management Scrutiny · Stay SaaSy” The problem here from the perspective of the employee is that …

2020-09-20: “Focus on the waste: Developing an earth experience culture in digital - Gerry McGovern” “So we …

2020-09-19: “Michael Tsai - Blog - The State of SwiftUI” Like pretty much everything related to Apple software, …

2020-09-19: “The ultimate software taboo – avdi.codes” ‘I have written before about the hidden dangers of …

2020-09-17: “Adactio: Links—Geri Reid - Forms best practice”

2020-09-17: “Geri Reid - Forms best practice”

2020-09-17: ‘Adactio: Journal—A polyfill for button type=”share”’

2020-09-17: “Developer priorities throughout their career – Lea Verou”

2020-09-17: “The Rise and Fall of Digital Book World - On Platforms”

2020-09-17: “Panic - Nova” This mac text editor from Panic looks amazing. Panic always makes great apps and I’d …

2020-09-16: ‘On constructing the “ideal” woman – Going Medieval’

2020-09-16: “Paul Romer” “a few of its members are doing enormous harm”

2020-09-16: “Designing For Attention — Smashing Magazine”

2020-09-16: “Follow the fun - daverupert.com”

2020-09-16: “The slow creep of mediocrity - DESK Magazine”

2020-09-16: “Russell Davies” “That’s who GPT-3 will get to first”

2020-09-16: “The iPad Air further cements the need for iPads to fully support external displays” The answer to …

2020-09-15: “Write fewer media queries with the clamp() CSS function - DEV” I did not know that clamp was so …

2020-09-15: “Interaction Media Features and Their Potential (for Incorrect Assumptions) - CSS-Tricks”

2020-09-15: “PostCSS 8.0: Plugin migration guide — Martian Chronicles, Evil Martians’ team blog” Looks like I’m …

2020-09-15: “Adactio: Journal—A declarative Web Share API”

2020-09-14: “The compositor is evil - Raph Levien’s blog”

2020-09-14: “The Set-Up-To-Fail Syndrome: a summary · Intense Minimalism”

2020-09-14: “Adactio: Links—Tolerance - Trys Mudford”

2020-09-14: “Tolerance - Trys Mudford”

2020-09-12: “Is Plastic Recycling A Lie? Oil Companies Touted Recycling To Sell More Plastic : NPR”

2020-09-12: “7 Reasons Your Growth Startup Is Hiring Too Junior · Stay SaaSy”

2020-09-12: “Filament Group Modal - A simple, accessible modal dialog web component” I’ve mostly used …

2020-09-12: “5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day - The Big Hack”

2020-09-12: “Beginner’s Mind – Jorge Arango”

2020-09-12: “Remember 9/11, When America Went Mad - Ian Welsh” I was an international student when 9/11 happened …

2020-09-12: “Using the brightness() CSS Filter to generically highlight Content - Rick Strahl’s Web Log” …

2020-09-12: “Options, Not Roadmaps - Signal v. Noise”

2020-09-12: “In-App Purchase Rules – Marco.org” The app store is clearly mismanaged. It isn’t a question anymore …

2020-09-11: “Work on what matters.”

2020-09-11: “Callbacks vs. custom events in vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-09-11: “Ketting v6: Using Hypermedia APIs with React” Ketting is one of the more interesting libraries out …

2020-09-11: “15 rules for blogging, and my current streak (Interconnected)” 🧐

2020-09-11: “Oliver Burkeman’s last column: the eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled life - Health & …

2020-09-11: “Why Are Conservatives Obsessed with Pedophilia Right Now? - David M Schell”

2020-09-11: “Discovery - Judgement - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-09-11: “There Is No Cure For Burnout – Ella Dawson”

2020-09-10: “Renewing Higher Education’s Covenants - Just Visiting” “If instruction requires literal …

2020-09-10: “8 Cognitive Biases in Software Development” Most software devs think the bandwagon effect is a …

2020-09-10: ‘Michael Tsai - Blog - Epic Barred From “Sign in With Apple”’ Apple has a pretty big developer …

2020-09-09: “Manage Serverless APIs with API Gateway - Google Cloud Blog” Google is only now managing to build …

2020-09-09: “Designing With Reduced Motion For Motion Sensitivities — Smashing Magazine”

2020-09-09: “How to target non-empty but invalid input elements with CSS - Stefan Judis Web Development”

2020-09-09: “Front-end JavaScript performance - DebugBear”

2020-09-09: “Writing even more CSS with Accessibility in Mind,Part 1: Progressive Enhancement - Manuel …

2020-09-08: “Art deco will be the visual language of 2021 - DESK Magazine”

2020-09-08: “The Kawaiization of product design - DESK Magazine”

2020-09-08: “Import non-ESM libraries in ES Modules, with client-side vanilla JS – Lea Verou”

2020-09-08: “Some graphs and comments for LABOR DAY - Ian Welsh”

2020-09-08: “What software teams can learn from music masterclasses - Helen Hou-Sandí”

2020-09-07: “The difference between aria-label and aria-labelledby - Tink - Léonie Watson”

2020-09-07: “Soft Skills for Managers · Stay SaaSy”

2020-09-07: “Parsel: A tiny, permissive CSS selector parser – Lea Verou” CSS selectors are the sonic screwdriver …

2020-09-06: “The verbal clue your business is stuck, and how to get unstuck : startups”

2020-09-06: “A Goddamn Criminal Nightmare – Worms and Viruses” Windows is a mess. It’s not even close to being a …

2020-09-06: “If Management Isn’t A Promotion, Then Engineering Isn’t A Demotion – charity.wtf”

2020-09-05: “Discovery - Problem vs. Solution - Silicon Valley Product Group” “It’s worth noting that if you …

2020-09-05: “Why you should charge more for your app subscriptions – Matt Ronge” There’s a reason why the advice …

2020-09-05: “What is the Value of Browser Diversity? - daverupert.com”

2020-09-04: “Cabin: Creating simple apps for Linux” This is interesting.

2020-09-04: “Why Agile and UX Still Don’t Get Along – Charles Lambdin”

2020-09-04: “Eleventy: RSS Feeds and Front Matter Data – dirtystylus - Mark Llobrera”

2020-09-04: “Stroke Text CSS: The Definitive Guide - CSS-Tricks”

2020-09-04: “Stroke Text CSS: 📕 The Definitive Guide - Coding Dude”

2020-09-04: “Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy”

2020-09-03: ‘How to Build Good Software’ ‘Projects that set out to be a “one-stop shop” for a particular domain …

2020-09-03: “Robin Rendle ・ Don’t draw the UI, draw the priority”

2020-09-02: “The Online Photographer: Movie Tone”

2020-09-02: “Discovery - Learning vs. Insights - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-09-02: “Web Brutalism, Seamfulness, and Notion - Viget”

2020-09-02: “Why is Facebook not Paying the Apple Tax? – iA”

2020-09-02: “Ad Platforms, Like Those From Facebook and Twitter, Avoid Apple’s Thirty Percent Commission — Pixel …

2020-09-01: “YSK that Amazon has a serious problem with counterfeit products, and it’s all because of …

2020-09-01: “Eleventy Leaderboards v2 via Speedlify—zachleat.com” Automatic, self-hosted performance monitoring …

2020-09-01: “Last Week on My Mac: Is macOS becoming unmaintainable?” Apple has a software maintenance problem. …

2020-08-31: “Why Gregory Bateson Matters - Los Angeles Review of Books” I need to reread “Steps to an Ecology of …

2020-08-31: “Milestones of User Interface Design” This sort of study of prior art was the foundation of academic …

2020-08-31: “Why is this interesting? - The 2x2 Edition - Why is this interesting?” It’s obviously more …

2020-08-31: “How the Blog Broke the Web - Stacking the Bricks” The web’s homogeneity is even greater today than …

2020-08-31: “Worth Your Attention – Jorge Arango” About to read the links in this post and they all look …

2020-08-30: “Deploying a (Wannbe) Monorepo in Netlify - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-08-30: “It’s time to rethink the App Store”

2020-08-30: “Adactio: Links—The radium craze - Eric Bailey”

2020-08-30: “The radium craze - Eric Bailey”

2020-08-29: “Autonomy Online: A Case For The IndieWeb — Smashing Magazine”

2020-08-29: “Measurements for Freelancers - Part 2: Starting With the End - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening …

2020-08-29: “Here’s How I Solved a Weird Bug Using Tried and True Debugging Strategies - CSS-Tricks”

2020-08-29: “RSS and the pleasure of not thinking - All this” The magic of RSS’s pervasiveness is that you can …

2020-08-29: “Google Analytics: A luxury your users are paying for /// Iain Bean”

2020-08-29: “Robin Rendle ・ The Thing with Leading in CSS” “Well, it contributes to that future where …

2020-08-28: “Orthographic media”

2020-08-28: “Adactio: Links—The Thing With Leading in CSS · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-08-28: “The Thing With Leading in CSS · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-08-28: “mnot’s blog: RFC8890: The Internet is for End Users” “So at its heart, The Internet is for End …

2020-08-28: “Adactio: Links—Make Me Think - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-08-28: “Make Me Think - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-08-27: “On all that fuckery” They should be blocked from GitHub. Make them explain to their employers why …

2020-08-27: “The difference between aria-label and aria-labelledby - Tink - Léonie Watson”

2020-08-27: “Lessons learnt in year three as a software engineer :: ✨Shubheksha Jalan✨”

2020-08-27: “Rethinking the App Store – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-08-27: “I was wrong about how to create accessible subtitles - Go Make Things”

2020-08-26: “Test Double - Our Blog - The Impact of Language in Tech”

2020-08-26: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Developer Accounts Nearly Terminated” iOS development is too unpredictable to …

2020-08-26: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Potential”

2020-08-26: “Positioning for Newbie Feelancers: The Ugly, The Bad, and the Good - DaedTech”

2020-08-26: “The wrong good solution - Rakhim.org” The vast majority of tech consists of a wrong good solution.

2020-08-25: “‘I was considering quitting’ – Six Colors” “I can’t tell you how many developers I’ve talked to …

2020-08-25: “Alice in Wonderland and the theft of the public domain”

2020-08-25: “How I Built Platforms, and How They Deteriorated Over Time — @glecharles — As in …

2020-08-24: “How to Dig a Billion-Dollar EdTech Hole” “The business model they aspired to was hostage-taking.” …

2020-08-24: “App Store Desire Paths — Pixel Envy” “Surely it more desirable to think less about what is legally …

2020-08-24: “Apple apologizes for botched WordPress rejection – Six Colors” ‘“Going to the press never helps” …

2020-08-23: “Disincentives are more powerful than incentives – Jessitron”

2020-08-23: “Publish or Vanish – Alarming Development”

2020-08-23: “Manton Reece - Jason Fried on TWiST about Hey vs. Apple” Unlike most others, it seems, I’m mostly …

2020-08-22: “1:1 Foundations: best practices for conversations that count - LeadDev” For most jobs I’ve had, the …

2020-08-22: “Michael Tsai - Blog - WordPress Bug Fixes Blocked Over IAP”

2020-08-22: “inessential: Worrying Effect” Developer fear of iOS app store shenanigans intensifies. It’s almost …

2020-08-20: “radEventListener: a Tale of Client-side Framework Performance - CSS-Tricks”

2020-08-20: “Where to Fix a Problem - esther derby associates, inc.” Fixing the system instead of the employee …

2020-08-20: “The end of Internet Explorer - Go Make Things”

2020-08-20: “Can’t you just right click?” “Some people claim that Mac users can “just right …

2020-08-20: “Bill English: Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91 - BBC News”

2020-08-20: “Don’t Take Freelancing Advice from Freelancers - DaedTech”

2020-08-19: “Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Identify and fix AMP Signed Exchange errors in Search …

2020-08-19: “Fandom, Folksonomies, and Tagging Things Right - The History of the Web”

2020-08-19: ‘DC’s Jim Lee on the Company’s Future: “We Are Still in the Business of Publishing …

2020-08-19: “DC, the fate of the floppy, Hollywood and the Great Reckoning - The Beat” There’s a chance that …

2020-08-19: “How to update a service worker - Go Make Things”

2020-08-19: “Design Debt · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-08-18: “Future Shocked - On my Om”

2020-08-18: “Robin Rendle ・ Oh! What a Joyous Thing”

2020-08-18: “The 3 Minute Guide to One-on-Ones · Stay SaaSy”

2020-08-18: “Adactio: Links—The Just in Case Mindset in CSS”

2020-08-18: “The Just in Case Mindset in CSS”

2020-08-18: “Lost Colony of Roanoke: Researchers say the ‘mystery is over’ - The Virginian-Pilot”

2020-08-17: [“Adactio: Links—Web Technologies and Syntax - Jim Nielsen’s …

2020-08-17: “Web Technologies and Syntax - Jim Nielsen’s Weblog”

2020-08-16: “Be Wary of doc-subtitle - Adrian Roselli”

2020-08-16: “I Love MDN, or the cult of the free in action - QuirksBlog”

2020-08-16: “inessential: Desktop Means Web”

2020-08-16: I keep hitting posting bugs here on micro.blog. It might be time to figure out something else for my …

2020-08-16: “Dear Google Cloud: Your Deprecation Policy is Killing You” We use GC at work because some bits of …

2020-08-14: “Zooming In and Out of UX Design Resolutions — UX Articles by UIE”

2020-08-14: “Discouraging Your Clients (for more Antifragility) - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-08-14: “The Clearleft podcast and the decline of design · Paul Robert Lloyd”

2020-08-13: “Preventing FOIT with web fonts using the vanilla JS fonts.load() method - Go Make Things”

2020-08-13: “Web browsers need to stop - Drew DeVault’s Blog”

2020-08-13: “tech brain - pycnocline”

2020-08-13: “A Problem With RSS Is That It Needs Explaining — Pixel Envy” “Not everything needs to be dominant …

2020-08-13: “Package managers need a permission model like mobile”

2020-08-13: “Adactio: Journal—BetrayURL”

2020-08-12: “Introducing aboutfeeds.com, a Getting Started guide for web feeds and RSS (Interconnected)”

2020-08-12: “The cult of the free must die - QuirksBlog”

2020-08-12: “Tripping over the potholes in too many libraries · The Ethically-Trained Programmer” My view? Most …

2020-08-12: “The Online Photographer: The Trouble with Negative Criticism”

2020-08-11: “The Kindle, Kobo and iPad are killing jars for words, denying their electronic existence to offer …

2020-08-11: “Don’t Mind Digital” “If I’m right, then a model of the universe that sees the BOOK as an object …

2020-08-11: ‘DC layoffs reportedly a “bloodbath” - The Beat’ The beginning of the end for superhero …

2020-08-09: “PDF: Still Unfit for Human Consumption, 20 Years Later” We’re still going to be dealing with PDFs …

2020-08-08: “If I got made king of web browsers, here’s what I’d do (Interconnected)”

2020-08-08: “Plague Police round up, or, I am tired, and you people give me no peace – Going Medieval”

2020-08-08: “Every Website is an Essay - CSS-Tricks”

2020-08-07: “Here’s Exactly How Inefficient Wireless Charging Is - OneZero”

2020-08-07: “JavaScript Fatigue - CSS-Tricks”

2020-08-06: “The Architecture of Information – Intriguing information structures from the web and beyond” …

2020-08-06: “How to self-host Google fonts - Go Make Things”

2020-08-06: “TypeScript, Minus TypeScript - CSS-Tricks” This is an approach I’d really like to try out in a …

2020-08-06: “Slow Tests Kill Businesses – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-08-06: ‘“I could build that in five minutes!” – Terence Eden’s Blog’

2020-08-06: “Adapting to Change - esther derby associates, inc.” Never giving up and constantly banging your …

2020-08-06: “Adactio: Links—In a Land Before Dev Tools - Amber’s Website”

2020-08-06: “In a Land Before Dev Tools - Amber’s Website” Damn, I remember how much of a revolution …

2020-08-06: “Chapter 1: Birth - CSS-Tricks” Birth of the web.

2020-08-06: “Some Custom Elements Update. Times are different, and so should be… - by Andrea Giammarchi - Aug, …

2020-08-05: “tinykeys – A tiny and modern library for keybindings – Bram.us”

2020-08-05: “The UX of LEGO Interface Panels – George Cave” I love this.

2020-08-05: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Apple Remote-Kills Long-time Developer’s Apps” This is pretty worrying, TBH, …

2020-08-05: “Product Vision vs. Mission - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-08-05: You gotta build “If your team isn’t able to make meaningful progress without outsourcing its …

2020-08-05: “How to learn JavaScript - Derek Sivers” Decent advice.

2020-08-04: Google Docs is garbage but what’s astonishing is that it’s of a specific species of …

2020-08-04: “Writing your first service worker with vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-08-04: “Tailwind CSS: From Side-Project Byproduct to Multi-Million Dollar Business – Adam Wathan” This is …

2020-08-04: “Grow to where we’re going – Jessitron”

2020-08-04: “Mac OS Catalina: more trouble than it’s worth (Part 4) - Riccardo Mori”

2020-08-04: “Human-scale digital spaces. Bringing agency, humanism, and… - by Alexis Lloyd - Jul, 2020 - Medium”

2020-08-04: “The nature of change - Clearleft”

2020-08-03: “Print culture is holding organizations back - Gerry McGovern”

2020-08-03: “Some common hiring manager mistakes.”

2020-08-03: “Grow Skills With Work, Not Extracurriculars · Stay SaaSy” I don’t think I’ve ever worked for a …

2020-08-02: “Don’t Create Chaos · Stay SaaSy”

2020-08-02: “pkg.go.dev is more concerned with Google’s interests than good engineering - Drew DeVault’s Blog”

2020-08-02: “Why It’s Easier to Manage 4 People Than It Is to Manage 1 Person · Stay SaaSy” “Avoid at all …

2020-08-02: Rain

2020-08-02: Park

2020-08-02: Beach.

2020-08-01: “Gall’s Law · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer” Always retweet Gall’s Law.

2020-08-01: “Generate JWTs with Django” James Bennet’s entry in this thread outlines many of the reasons why …

2020-08-01: “Protocols, Not Platforms: A Technological Approach to Free Speech - Knight First Amendment …

2020-08-01: “Adactio: Links—The things of everyday design – Matthew Ström: designer & developer”

2020-08-01: “The things of everyday design – Matthew Ström: designer & developer”

2020-07-31: “Adactio: Links—On the origin of cascades”

2020-07-31: “On the origin of cascades”

2020-07-31: “Adactio: Links—Why Medium is Not the Home for Your Ideas – The Hulry”

2020-07-31: “Why Medium is Not the Home for Your Ideas – The Hulry”

2020-07-31: “inessential: The Overdog Lovers” Many in tech love power and the powerful (and have a dislike of …

2020-07-31: “Elderblog Sutra: 11”

2020-07-30: “The amazing power of service workers - Go Make Things”

2020-07-30: “How would I improve RSS? Three ideas (Interconnected)”

2020-07-29: “Range · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer” “Being a generalist is not a sign of weakness – …

2020-07-29: “The service you build doesn’t do a thing. It participates in a thing. – Jessitron”

2020-07-29: “inessential: I Got Teed Off and Went on a Long Rant About This Opinion Piece on the App Store”

2020-07-28: “GitHub - felixrieseberg/macintosh.js: A virtual Apple Macintosh with System 8, running in Electron. …

2020-07-28: “Smashing Podcast Episode 21 With Chris Ferdinandi: Are Modern Best Practices Bad For The Web? — …

2020-07-27: “Usability of Footnotes – Terence Eden’s Blog” Footnotes, like drop caps, are one of those things …

2020-07-27: “The Online Photographer: Reminder!”

2020-07-27: “Remove Friction? No. Help Make Progress - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-07-25: “Why you should hire a frontend developer - Technology in government”

2020-07-24: “How to pay your rent with your open source project - Plausible Analytics”

2020-07-24: “More Effective Remote Brainstorming – Jorge Arango”

2020-07-24: “Masculinity isn’t effectiveness”

2020-07-23: ‘Adactio: Links—4 Design Patterns That Violate “Back” Button Expectations – 59% of Sites Get It …

2020-07-23: “4 Design Patterns That Violate “Back” Button Expectations – 59% of Sites Get It Wrong - Articles - …

2020-07-23: “Stacking the Bricks: Why an Unknowable Future is So Hard”

2020-07-23: “inessential: Apple’s Thirty Percent Cut”

2020-07-22: “Death by numbers – Carrie Marshall: Bigmouth Strikes Again”

2020-07-22: “Svelte <3 TypeScript” Not a typescript user but this shows how Svelte is maturing into a pretty …

2020-07-22: “Progressive · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-07-22: “An Introduction to Profitable Business Models for Recovering Hours Peddlers - DaedTech”

2020-07-21: “Revisting aria-label versus a visually hidden class - Go Make Things”

2020-07-21: “The new A11Y Project - Go Make Things”

2020-07-21: “Lab Notebooks - Sam Bleckley” Always interesting when you stumble upon a methodology that’s shared …

2020-07-21: “Building Anti-Surveillance Ed-Tech”

2020-07-20: “Worth Your Attention – Jorge Arango”

2020-07-20: “Make me think! – Ralph Ammer”

2020-07-20: “Why Figma Wins - kwokchain”

2020-07-18: “Bruce Lawson’s personal site : Live Regions resources”

2020-07-18: “When should you use ARIA? - Go Make Things” Don’t always reach for the visually-hidden class.

2020-07-18: “Evaluating a Product Opportunity - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-07-18: “All your Frais are problematic – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-07-18: “The company isn’t a family - Signal v. Noise”

2020-07-17: “On dependency - RobWeychert.com V7”

2020-07-17: “Adactio: Links—Why you should have a blog (and write in it) - Leticia Portella”

2020-07-17: “Why you should have a blog (and write in it) - Leticia Portella”

2020-07-16: “How Developers Stop Learning: Rise of the Expert Beginner - DaedTech” Posted this a while back. …

2020-07-16: “Google’s Abuse of Its Dominant Position Isn’t Only Maybe Illegal, It Also Makes for Worse Products …

2020-07-16: “Adactio: Links—The Shape Of The Machine « blarg?”

2020-07-16: “The Shape Of The Machine « blarg?” “Google has managed to structure this …

2020-07-16: “The Shape Of The Machine « blarg?” “But when you put all the parts of that machine together under …

2020-07-16: “My triple screen set-up for effective online presentations – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-07-16: ‘Markets, discrimination, and “lowering the bar”’ “the excuses for the gender disparity …

2020-07-16: “roguelazer’s website: Etcd, or, why modern software makes me sad” “For 99.9% of people out …

2020-07-15: “Some Web Components Hint. Another day on the Web, another library” Good advice on web components, …

2020-07-15: “Structure Changes More Slowly Than Look-and-feel – Jorge Arango”

2020-07-15: “Icon accessibility and aria label - Go Make Things”

2020-07-15: “Adactio: Journal—Accessibility” What he said.

2020-07-15: “The State Of Pixel Perfection”

2020-07-15: “Manton Reece” “I’ve rolled the Quotebacks experiment out to more places in Micro.blog on the web” …

2020-07-15: “Scrolling Elements Into View · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-07-14: “Debouncing vs. throttling with vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-07-14: “App Review Rejects Information Superhighway — Pixel Envy” The iOS app store continues to excel at …

2020-07-14: “The illusion of improving social media platforms – On my Om”

2020-07-14: “The trouble with mailto email links and what to do instead by Adam Silver - Designer, London, UK.”

2020-07-14: “Warren Ellis: 20 Years of the Bastard - The Beat”

2020-07-13: “Getting Covid-19 twice: Why I think my patient was reinfected - Vox” Well, fuck.

2020-07-12: “Inside the Comic Book Industry’s Sexual Misconduct Crisis—and the Ugly, Exploitative History That …

2020-07-12: “Stacking the Bricks: Why an Unknowable Future is So Hard”

2020-07-12: “Grids Part 1: To grid or not to grid - Sarah Higley”

2020-07-12: “Software development is like geriatrics – Jessitron”

2020-07-12: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Just Too Efficient” A little bit of efficiency is fine. But too much of it …

2020-07-09: “How we achieve “simple design” for Basecamp and HEY - Signal v. Noise”

2020-07-09: “The Bullshit Web’s Ubiquity — Pixel Envy”

2020-07-09: “Adactio: Journal—Implementors”

2020-07-08: “Ten modern layouts in one line of CSS”

2020-07-08: “Why Browser Security UI Isn’t Specified - Infrequently Noted” Alex Russell’s blog posts are …

2020-07-06: “Always bet on HTML – being misunderstood - Christian Heilmann”

2020-07-04: “The Goal Fits the Team – Eleganthack” “But traditional OKRs only work if there is a strategy in …

2020-07-03: “Using SVGs in asset catalogs” In native apps that is.

2020-07-03: “inessential: I Had Been Worried About the Mac” Same, tbh.

2020-07-03: “Adactio: Links—Uncommon CSS Properties”

2020-07-03: “Uncommon CSS Properties”

2020-07-03: “Share the knowledge for free” “Free is not the default” What they said.

2020-07-03: What the web needs “Platform Adjacency Theory - Infrequently Noted” I agree with everything in this post by Alex …

2020-07-02: “If you’re going to talk about the Dark Ages, you had better be right. – Going Medieval”

2020-07-02: “The Security Value of Inefficiency - Schneier on Security” Efficiency is almost always brittle.

2020-07-02: “No, vanilla JS doesn’t mean hand-writing every single line of code - Go Make Things”

2020-07-02: “Fundamental Attribution of Ability Error — Computable Multiverse”

2020-07-02: “Building an accessible emoji picker - Read the Tea Leaves” This is lovely work by Nolan.

2020-07-02: “A curious usage of commas in JavaScript”

2020-07-02: “The Comeback of Fun in Visual Design”

2020-07-01: “How to reset a form”

2020-07-01: “Quick Guide to the Disruptive Design Method - Disruptive Design - Medium”

2020-07-01: “Understanding Template Literals in JavaScript - Tania Rascia”

2020-07-01: “Stolen ideas - Seth’s Blog”

2020-06-30: “The nullish coalescing operator in vanilla JS (sorry, the what now?) - Go Make Things”

2020-06-29: “On Tools and Developers ~ take” “This bed is of Apple’s own making.”

2020-06-29: “Milton Glaser – Ten Things I Have Learned · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-06-29: “Introducing emoji-picker-element: a memory-efficient emoji picker for the web - Read the Tea …

2020-06-29: “Avoid PDF for On-Screen Reading” Try not to use PDFs if you can.

2020-06-29: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Break Up Google” What he said.

2020-06-29: “Custom errors in JavaScript”

2020-06-29: “Optional chaining in vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2020-06-29: “accessiBe Will Get You Sued - Adrian Roselli”

2020-06-28: “It’s all just fashion shows — Computable Multiverse” Software is a fashion industry …

2020-06-28: “Testing your animations for “prefers-reduced-motion” support - Christian Heilmann”

2020-06-28: “Custom events in JavaScript”

2020-06-28: “Image Inconsistencies: How and When Browsers Download Images – CSS Wizardry – Web Performance …

2020-06-25: “Adactio: Links—On dependency - RobWeychert.com V7”

2020-06-25: “On dependency - RobWeychert.com V7”

2020-06-25: “Google blew a ten-year lead. - Second Breakfast”

2020-06-24: “The End of OS X – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-06-24: “The Online Photographer: Olympus to Sell Its Imaging Business” Big news in photography.

2020-06-23: “They Need to Change (But Might Not Know It) - esther derby associates, inc.”

2020-06-23: “How to be happy – On my Om”

2020-06-22: “Michael Tsai - Blog - The App Store Doesn’t Make Apps Safe”

2020-06-22: “Using Custom Property “Stacks” to Tame the Cascade - CSS-Tricks”

2020-06-22: “Always bet on HTML - Go Make Things”

2020-06-22: “The Ed-Tech Imaginary”

2020-06-22: “Manton Reece - Fixing the App Store for developers” I agree wholeheartedly with everything Manson …

2020-06-21: “Getting Purchase ~ take”

2020-06-21: “inessential: The iOS App Store Brings Users Only Because It’s the Only Choice”

2020-06-21: “inessential: The App Store Doesn’t Make Apps Safe”

2020-06-21: “New manager training: The 4 concepts to teach - Know Your Team - Blog”

2020-06-20: “Hypercritical: The Art of the Possible”

2020-06-20: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Highway Robbery”

2020-06-20: “Michael Tsai - Blog - It Doesn’t Work”

2020-06-20: “Hey, Wait, I’ve Got a New Complaint — Pixel Envy”

2020-06-20: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Have You Contributed Any Revenue?” That moment when devs begin to realise …

2020-06-20: “30% didn’t kill the App Store model. SaaS did. - Capiche”

2020-06-20: “Michael Tsai - Blog - App Store for the Past”

2020-06-20: “Daring Fireball: Kara Swisher: ‘Is It Finally Hammer Time for Apple and Its App …

2020-06-20: “All We Want ~ take”

2020-06-19: “Crap Store ~ take”

2020-06-19: “Dynamic shortcuts questions - Aaron Gustafson”

2020-06-19: “When You Have to Find Buyers for Your Product - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service”

2020-06-19: “Release · Matthias Ott – User Experience Designer”

2020-06-19: “Web Excursions for June 19, 2020 - BrettTerpstra.com”

2020-06-19: “GitHub - jakedeichert/mask: 🎭 A CLI task runner defined by a simple markdown file” Oh, I like this. …

2020-06-18: “Personal software vs factory-produced software (Interconnected)”

2020-06-18: “Refactoring optional chaining into a large codebase: lessons learned – Lea Verou”

2020-06-18: “Dropbox is a total mess – On my Om”

2020-06-18: “The Return of the 90s Web - Max Böck”

2020-06-18: “the ai will break you - The World Is Yours*”

2020-06-18: “Trapped in a Values Oasis.”

2020-06-18: “How to replace an element and its content using vanilla JS - Go Make Things” On sites with …

2020-06-17: “Manton Reece - Embedding microblog posts with Quotebacks” This is exactly what I meant the other …

2020-06-17: “On Coding, Ego and Attention”

2020-06-17: “Do Not Follow JavaScript Trends - Pragmatic Pineapple 🍍”

2020-06-17: “Eleventy: Paired Shortcodes and Markdown Rendering – dirtystylus - Mark Llobrera”

2020-06-17: The discussion surrounding Apple’s rejection of the Hey Email app I’ve seen all centres …

2020-06-17: “Hey, Nah — Pixel Envy” Between the poor software quality and horrible support for indie developers, …

2020-06-17: “Time to upgrade your monitor”

2020-06-16: “The Importance of Nesting when Remote Working and Quarantine Working - Scott Hanselman”

2020-06-16: “A Small Insight About Power, Markets, and Post-capitalism - Ian Welsh” “But all three systems have …

2020-06-16: “Quotebacks and hypertexts (Interconnected)” I really like how people are responding to Quotebacks: …

2020-06-16: “Getting values from a URL with vanilla JS - Go Make Things” I use this API so so much. Both in the …

2020-06-15: “How and why to learn command line as a front end developer - Go Make Things”

2020-06-15: “Inclusively Hiding & Styling Checkboxes and Radio Buttons — Sara Soueidan – Freelance-Front-End …

2020-06-14: “Your Responsibility For Insight, Understanding and Creative Work - Ian Welsh”

2020-06-14: “The best new products introduce only one new thing. - Capiche”

2020-06-14: “Brighton Ruby, why’s (Poignant) Guide, and justsimply.dev - Consonance”

2020-06-14: “Mike Pondsmith: Cops and Racists” The author of the Cyberpunk roleplaying game has a …

2020-06-13: “RIP Denny O’Neil: legendary writer and mentor passes away at age 81 - The Beat” Denny O’Neil …

2020-06-13: “Not so fast: Diamond will still distribute DC Comics - in the UK - The Beat” Oooh, a twist. This …

2020-06-12: “UX Design is More Than Visual Design”

2020-06-12: “Brilliant Hardware in the Valley of the Software Slump — by Craig Mod”

2020-06-12: “Admiring the Quotebacks Strategy”

2020-06-12: “Adactio: Journal—CSS custom properties and the cascade”

2020-06-12: “Make images that spark the imagination — aows”

2020-06-12: “Fawlty reporting – Carrie Marshall: Bigmouth Strikes Again” You should always take what you see in …

2020-06-11: “Midtown Comics is hiring a Shipping Specialist for their warehouse”

2020-06-11: “Inside the DC/Diamond split - The Beat” Basically, selling US-published comics pamplets outside of …

2020-06-10: “Optimizing keyboard navigation using tabindex and ARIA — Sara Soueidan – Freelance-Front-End UI/UX …

2020-06-09: “Introducing: Quotebacks” I like the design. For those of you who have a desktop Chrome workflow, …

2020-06-09: “Revisiting Array.reduce() - Go Make Things”

2020-06-09: “5 Myths About Jamstack - CSS-Tricks”

2020-06-08: “Stop mocking fetch”

2020-06-08: “All tech is political - Go Make Things”

2020-06-08: “How to Get All Custom Properties on a Page in JavaScript - CSS-Tricks”

2020-06-08: “How to Build a Task Flow Part 2: Combining Modules — Users Know”

2020-06-07: “There’s a voice inside your head that prevents you from sharing ideas—punch it in the face. - …

2020-06-07: “The dangers of exceptionalism - Gerry McGovern”

2020-06-07: “21st Century Design (In 6 minutes)”

2020-06-06: “The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes - Attack of the 50 Foot …

2020-06-06: “How to Build a Task Flow — Users Know” I love this. Anybody have suggestions for tools to make …

2020-06-06: “The Copyright Law of Embedding Just Got a Lot More Interesting”

2020-06-06: “Acorn 6.6 is out with new Shape Processors and more” Acorn is an amazing workhorse of an app. So …

2020-06-06: “Add a “contrib” directory to your projects - Drew DeVault’s Blog”

2020-06-06: “Hybrid positioning with CSS variables and max() – Lea Verou”

2020-06-06: “We’ve built a towering pile of shite – Terence Eden’s Blog” This applies to pretty much every …

2020-06-06: “End of an Era: The comics industry reacts to the DC Diamond split” The direct market distributor …

2020-06-04: “My Journey To Ghost”

2020-06-03: “event.stopPropagation vs event.preventDefault() vs. return false in DOM events”

2020-06-03: “The Rise and Fall of Commercial Smalltalk”

2020-06-03: “A Long Hot Summer - Ian Welsh”

2020-05-31: “marcus.io · Making RSS more visible again with a /feeds page”

2020-05-29: “Adactio: Links—Increment: Frontend”

2020-05-29: “On Odious Debt – Going Medieval”

2020-05-29: “Web Typography News #47: On the nature of ‘book’-ishness”

2020-05-29: “Responsive design: seams & edges. — Ethan Marcotte”

2020-05-29: “Deno is a Browser for Code”

2020-05-29: “Deno is a Browser for Code :: kitsonkelly.com — A recovering 7ft tall cactus”

2020-05-28: “’All Watched over by Machines of Loving Grace’: Care and the Cybernetic University”

2020-05-28: “The Expanding Gamut of Color on the Web - CSS-Tricks”

2020-05-28: “Interview with Scott Berkun, Author of “How Design Makes the World” + Subtraction.com”

2020-05-28: “COVID antibody testing and conditional probability - All this”

2020-05-28: “Organizing Your Documentation - Variance”

2020-05-28: “Context over control: the future of remote work - Pulse”

2020-05-28: “LF03 - Language is a Problem”

2020-05-28: “Filtered for… writing inside organizations”

2020-05-27: “Intentional Career Building”

2020-05-27: “CUBE CSS: A CSS methodology oriented towards simplicity and consistency with a heavy dosage …

2020-05-26: “David Attenborough, the voice of Netflix’s Our Planet: “Things are going to get worse “ - Vox”

2020-05-26: “Platforms in an Aggregator World – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-05-26: “Weave: part three ~ take”

2020-05-26: “The Half of It – dirtystylus - Mark Llobrera” “Nitpicking about the plot aside, though — I loved …

2020-05-26: “Web Engine Diversity and Ecosystem Health” Is there a full-featured open source PrinceXML …

2020-05-26: “as days pass by — Browsers are not rendering engines” “The ability to make, or to refuse, …

2020-05-26: “Can junior developers ask too many questions? - Go Make Things”

2020-05-25: “Week 8, inky”

2020-05-25: “How to Choose a Fulfilling Career - The Atlantic”

2020-05-25: “Deric’s MindBlog: Rules for identifying your life’s work.”

2020-05-25: “When no good could be done in the world, one returned to one’s private life to write poetry, drink …

2020-05-25: “Responsive web design turns ten. — Ethan Marcotte”

2020-05-25: “How to Convert a Date String into a Human-Readable Format - CSS-Tricks”

2020-05-24: “Weave: part two ~ take”

2020-05-23: “Weave: part one ~ take”

2020-05-23: “Prioritizing Visual Stability on the Web”

2020-05-23: “Michael Tsai - Blog - macOS 10.15: Slow by Design” Ugh.

2020-05-23: “An integration loop”

2020-05-23: “Adactio: Journal—Integration” “Listening to it, I found it incredibly moving, haunting, and …

2020-05-23: “Highlighting with Highlights and LiquidText - All this”

2020-05-22: “Neumorphism in user interfaces - UX Collective” I definitely don’t know what to make of this new …

2020-05-22: “Going slow to go fast”

2020-05-22: “How to store passwords in the database” “You don’t. You don’t store passwords in the database. You …

2020-05-21: “fantasai 70: Thoughts on the W3C’s May 2020 Advisory Board Election”

2020-05-21: “Herd Immunity Isn’t Happening AND This Crisis Has A Long Way To Go - Ian Welsh”

2020-05-21: “Google Classroom and How Spaces Value People + Subtraction.com”

2020-05-20: “Astrogator’s Logs » Blog Archive » The Wrenching and Unavoidable Choices of the Pandemic”

2020-05-20: “Picking dependencies”

2020-05-20: “Semantic Dates in Wagtail Blog Posts – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-05-20: “Disclosure Widgets - Adrian Roselli”

2020-05-19: “To Listen Better, Ask Better Questions – Charles Lambdin”

2020-05-19: “Design for Fingers, Touch and People, Part 3 :: UXmatters”

2020-05-19: “Design for Fingers, Touch, and People, Part 2 :: UXmatters”

2020-05-19: “Design for Fingers, Touch, and People, Part 1 :: UXmatters”

2020-05-19: “AddyOsmani.com - Modern Touch-Friendly Design”

2020-05-19: “It’s Time to Get Back Into RSS - Daniel Miessler” I highly recommend RSS and feeds in …

2020-05-18: “Science confirms it: Websites really do all look the same”

2020-05-18: “Adactio: Journal—Hard to break”

2020-05-18: “Complexity Has to Live Somewhere — Sebastian De Deyne”

2020-05-18: “Complexity Has to Live Somewhere”

2020-05-18: “Silicon Valley style Stoicism”

2020-05-18: “Bottom Line Up Front: write to make decisions faster – Matthew Ström: designer & …

2020-05-17: “Week 7, paused” Reminds me that I keep meaning to check out inkle

2020-05-15: “Serializing form data with the vanilla JS FormData() object - Go Make Things”

2020-05-15: “CSS-Only Resizable Elements – Bram.us” Huh! I did not know this.

2020-05-15: “How to Tame Line Height in CSS - CSS-Tricks” A really interesting approach to managing leading in …

2020-05-15: “Meaningful Transformation - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-05-15: “Mind-reading: Conducting Deep Research Using Multiple Passes - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening …

2020-05-15: “AddyOsmani.com - What (not) to Prefetch/Prerender”

2020-05-15: “For every discipline-with-depth that I care about (software/Internet, politics, energy economics, …

2020-05-14: “Progressively enhancing radio buttons with SVG whilst staying accessible - Christian Heilmann”

2020-05-14: “Equal Width Columns in CSS Grid are Kinda Weird - CSS-Tricks”

2020-05-14: “JavaScript Weekly Issue 487: May 8, 2020” Last two links were from here.

2020-05-14: “GitHub - nikersify/pico: Take browser screenshots in Javascript 📸” This is also quite neat.

2020-05-14: “GitHub - daybrush/selecto: Selecto.js is a component that allows you to select elements in the drag …

2020-05-14: “Writing technical articles: Defining your ideal reader”

2020-05-14: “Better (more accessible) active link styling - Go Make Things”

2020-05-13: “Everything is terrible, especially software – Jessitron”

2020-05-13: “Encouraging a Culture of Written Communication – mcls”

2020-05-13: “Bolt-on Accessibility – 5 gears in reverse - TPG – The Accessibility Experts”

2020-05-12: “Why does writing matter in remote work? - CSS-Tricks”

2020-05-12: “Why does writing matter in remote work? — Tim Casasola”

2020-05-12: “21st century democracy requires an open web”

2020-05-12: “How I Put the Scroll Percentage in the Browser Title Bar - CSS-Tricks”

2020-05-12: “Micro-Typography: How To Space And Kern Punctuation Marks And Other Symbols — Smashing Magazine”

2020-05-12: Notion is really growing on me. It’s one of those weird apps where I don’t actually like …

2020-05-12: “The Streaming Model for Music Doesn’t Work for Artists When They Do Not Earn Live Performance …

2020-05-12: “What is the value of exposure when exposure is all there is? - Music Industry Blog”

2020-05-12: “Linux on the desktop as a web developer” Desktop Linux works really well for web dev and, at this …

2020-05-12: “Dithering and Open Versus Free – Stratechery by Ben Thompson” Specialised subscription web sites …

2020-05-12: “Dithering and Open Versus Free – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-05-12: “Fundamentals of Layout in Interface Design (UI) - Muzli - Design Inspiration”

2020-05-12: “Work on the System - esther derby associates, inc.”

2020-05-12: “Own your platform - Go Make Things”

2020-05-12: “Infinite Comics: A look back at the made-for-digital format - The Beat”

2020-05-12: “as days pass by — Hammer and nails”

2020-05-12: “The Automation of Note-Taking and the Just-In-Time Future of Work - Forte Labs”

2020-05-11: “Why we at $FAMOUS_COMPANY Switched to $HYPED_TECHNOLOGY”

2020-05-11: “The Myth of Metaphor” “Most of what we know we learn without …

2020-05-11: “The Myth of Metaphor” “They’d much rather be successful than be knowledgeable, a …

2020-05-11: “Hammer and Nails” This post frames the SPA problem in a way that makes a lot of sense.

2020-05-10: “Second-guessing the modern web - macwright.org” This makes some good points.

2020-05-10: ‘“Too Much Text”: What to Do About that Feedback - sharpen.page: A Product Sharpening Service’

2020-05-08: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Responses” “If you want to go live with this story you should do it with the …

2020-05-08: “Inclusive inputs - Go Make Things”

2020-05-08: “Inclusive Inputs « Texte - ovl – code & design” Love the design here.

2020-05-07: “Productivity: what is it good for? – On my Om” “What is the big deal about being productive and …

2020-05-07: “Do Software Developers Hate Marketing?”

2020-05-07: “The Unpaid Labor That Drives Tech Forward”

2020-05-07: “Educational Crises and Ed-Tech: A History”

2020-05-07: “Reducing Design Risk — Smashing Magazine”

2020-05-07: “On “alpha” men, sexual contagion, and poorly disguised misogyny – Going Medieval” An added …

2020-05-07: .Education Outrage: Please don’t try to put your course online….” A decent list of dos and don’ts …

2020-05-07: “How Neoliberalism Destroyed Capitalism - Ian Welsh”

2020-05-07: “Book Covers of Note, April 2020 - The Casual Optimist”

2020-05-06: “Why Reheated Coffee Tastes So Bad, And What To Do Instead - HuffPost Canada Food & Drink”

2020-05-06: “JAMstack is fast only if you make it so - Nicolas Hoizey” “That’s also something I …

2020-05-05: “Web Typography News #44: Adding web fonts; giving voice to our words”

2020-05-05: “Literata Font - Try, Buy and Download - TypeTogether” Looks good.

2020-05-05: “Visitors, Developers, or Machines – Dan Q”

2020-05-05: “We are complicit in our employer’s deeds - Drew DeVault’s Blog”

2020-05-05: ‘The rush to “show value.“’

2020-05-05: “Does masonry belong in the CSS Grid specification?”

2020-05-04: “Adactio: Links—CSS Tips for New Devs - Amber’s Website”

2020-05-04: “CSS Tips for New Devs - Amber’s Website”

2020-05-04: “The U.S. Is Not Headed Toward a New Great Depression” That the writers of this article don’t even …

2020-05-04: “Weekend Reading — 🍞 Existential Bread” Found the last link in this excellent weekly list of links.

2020-05-04: “GitHub - ksindi/managers-playbook: Heuristics for effective management” This is really good. And …

2020-05-04: “Creating clear menus and links - Gerry McGovern - Customer experience keynote speaker; user …

2020-05-04: “10 Things Every Good Software Development Method Does – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-05-02: “The Coronavirus Journal: The Death of the Direct Market - The Beat” The transformation of the US …

2020-05-02: “To put it more bluntly, everyone should be spending 1 day a week not on immediate customer …

2020-05-02: “Phuoc Nguyen’s One Page Wonders - CSS-Tricks”

2020-05-02: “Progressive Enhancement Just Works”

2020-05-02: It shouldn’t come as a surprise that I loved The Half Of It. A queer Cyrano de Bergerac-style …

2020-05-01: “School Work and Surveillance”

2020-05-01: “Google Chat Nearly Got Me Fired – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-05-01: “Adactio: Links—The beauty of progressive enhancement - Manuel Matuzović”

2020-05-01: “The beauty of progressive enhancement - Manuel Matuzović”

2020-05-01: “Me on COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps - Schneier on Security” Basically, apps can help robust …

2020-05-01: “How vanilla JS Proxies work - Go Make Things”

2020-04-30: “To Microservices and Back Again - Why Segment Went Back to a Monolith”

2020-04-30: “How to build complex layouts with CSS grid - Go Make Things”

2020-04-29: “Creating an Accessible Range Slider with CSS - a11y with Lindsey”

2020-04-29: The iOS GitHub app is completely useless. Instead of being the iPadOS equivalent to GitHub’s …

2020-04-29: “Unsolved Zoom Mysteries: Why We Have to Say “You’re Muted” So Much - Viget”

2020-04-28: Unpopular opinion: I’ve never understood the popularity of JSX. I find it to be the most …

2020-04-28: “Static or Not? - CSS-Tricks”

2020-04-28: “The first modern pandemic - Bill Gates” Actually a pretty good overview of the situation: where we …

2020-04-28: “Bill Gates explains his plan to end the coronavirus pandemic - Vox” “If you just use Bluetooth, …

2020-04-28: “An introduction to CSS Grid - Go Make Things” I use CSS Grid (or flexbox) pretty much in every …

2020-04-28: “Spotify vs. Fitbit - Silicon Valley Product Group” “There’s a lot of talk today about focusing on …

2020-04-27: “Selection in CSS”

2020-04-27: The core flaw, AFAICT, of every contact tracing app proposal I’ve seen is that there are …

2020-04-27: “How to Make a CSS-Only Carousel - CSS-Tricks”

2020-04-27: “The History of the Future” I needed this today. A great read.

2020-04-27: “Tend and befriend - A Working Library”

2020-04-27: “Gardened. — Ethan Marcotte”

2020-04-27: Had the iOS micro.blog sharing extension crash after writing a decent sized note. Add to that the …

2020-04-27: “You don’t get a free pass on web performance just because you built an app - Go Make Things”

2020-04-27: “Adactio: Journal—Principles and priorities”

2020-04-26: “Internal and External Language – Jorge Arango”

2020-04-25: “It’s Time To Learn - Scott Berkun” “This was not a building problem. It was a priorities problem. …

2020-04-24: “Adactio: Journal—Lightweight”

2020-04-24: “Empowered Engineers FAQ - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-04-24: “Visual Studio Code “Custom Editors” – Bram.us” This could be interesting

2020-04-24: “How I think about solving problems - Human Who Codes”

2020-04-23: “Time Isn’t Money - It’s Inefficiency and Waste - DaedTech”

2020-04-23: “Things I Wished More Developers Knew About Databases”

2020-04-22: “Cloud Distros: and the Deployment Age of the Cloud” Interesting ideas. I will note, though, that in …

2020-04-22: “CSS { In Real Life } - Tips for Writing for the Web”

2020-04-22: “Cynefin and the Importance of Contexts - Only Dead Fish”

2020-04-22: “If it’s interactive, it needs focus styles - Go Make Things” I’ve found it surprisingly hard …

2020-04-21: “Overlay gap - Clearleft”

2020-04-21: “The Most Important Thing - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-04-21: “The Online Photographer: Why Desaturation Doesn’t Work: Tim Soret”

2020-04-21: “The Cost of Javascript Frameworks”

2020-04-21: “An update on a pre-registered result about the coronavirus - Kalzumeus Software” This is a …

2020-04-21: “Why I am giving up on GraphQL (kinda)” I haven’t done real testing of GraphQL but …

2020-04-20: “Hubris isn’t helpful” Great post. Unfortunately it’s likely to be perennially relevant.

2020-04-20: “Graphic Design for Game Designers - Game Design Fundamentals - Medium”

2020-04-19: “How (some) good corporate engineering blogs are written”

2020-04-19: “The problem with snackbars and toast messages by Adam Silver - Designer, London, UK.”

2020-04-19: “Blogging is one of the best ways of learning - Manuel Matuzović”

2020-04-19: “Spacing in CSS” Nicely comprehensive

2020-04-18: Kári Stefánsson interviewed by CNBC www.youtube.com/watch

2020-04-17: “The world we return to - Zeldman on Web & Interaction Design”

2020-04-17: “Introduction - Vime” Built using Svelte. Delivered as vanilla JS. Interesting.

2020-04-17: “Making Things Better” “Don’t assume that because CSS doesn’t work like that now it can never work …

2020-04-17: “Making Things Better” This post is a must-read for anybody working with CSS. It goes over, in …

2020-04-17: “Making Things Better” “I believe that the way many people see the web is still hobbled by the …

2020-04-17: “Performance During a Pandemic - Calibre”

2020-04-17: “Web performance during a pandemic - Go Make Things”

2020-04-16: “The third wave of open source migration”

2020-04-16: “Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Feynman – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-04-15: “Teens Are Addicted to Socializing, Not Screens - OneZero” Everything danah boyd writes is a …

2020-04-15: “Measuring effort gets you effort – Jessitron” This post makes an interesting point many managers …

2020-04-15: “How The Way We Measure “Productivity” Makes Us Take Bad Bets – Codemanship’s Blog” ‘Think of …

2020-04-15: “What is Gestalt and Why You Need To Know It”

2020-04-15: “Ready to run: How Glitch is making it easier to run apps in the cloud”

2020-04-14: “PDF Expert’s New Reading Mode Offers the Best iPhone PDF Experience - MacStories”

2020-04-14: “Our Pandemic Summer - The Atlantic”

2020-04-13: “The Next Problem Will Be Food - Ian Welsh”

2020-04-13: “Favourite Resources - Stevan Popovic”

2020-04-13: “Discovery When Working Remotely - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-04-13: “Why you should stop using product roadmaps and try the GIST Framework”

2020-04-13: “When Is a Vetted Pattern No Longer a Vetted Pattern? - Adrian Roselli”

2020-04-13: “The hard way - A Working Library”

2020-04-13: “Android users and an unwillingness to pay for great games”

2020-04-11: “Thinking in Behaviors, Not Screen Sizes - CSS-Tricks”

2020-04-10: “Why we need to rethink how to support music (and creativity) – On my Om” The whole ‘give away your …

2020-04-10: “CSS Tutorial: Create Diagonal Layouts Like It’s 2020”

2020-04-09: “The Government Accountability Office has repeatedly warned about the use of legacy …

2020-04-08: “DC ROUND-UP: How one page from ALL-STAR SUPERMAN saved my life - The Beat”

2020-04-08: “Don’t start with features. Start with a problem. Design the simplest solution you can think of that …

2020-04-08: Why I Abandoned Business Modeling – Codemanship’s Blog Don’t start with features. Start with …

2020-04-08: “My First Month of Locking Down in a Small Town”

2020-04-08: “Why I Abandoned Business Modeling – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-04-08: “Bruce Lawson’s personal site : Why I won’t clap for Boris”

2020-04-08: “The Musician’s Rule – iterating toward openness”

2020-04-08: “Information Architecture Lenses: Perspectives on Structure” This seems like a good …

2020-04-08: “Tiger King is the TV equivalent of licking the subway pole.”

2020-04-08: ‘Alan Kay on Hoping That “Simple” is not “Too Simple”’

2020-04-07: “How far away are ‘immunity passports’? - UnHerd”

2020-04-07: “Firefox 75: Ambitions for April - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog”

2020-04-07: “Text Standups · Intense Minimalism”

2020-04-06: “Crafting “Crafting Interpreters”

2020-04-06: “Coronavirus Is Making a Lot of People Anxious and Depressed. But Some Sufferers Actually Feel …

2020-04-05: “Why do we copy and paste so much?”

2020-04-04: These three, which I took in Viðey two years ago, have a little bit of a ‘stockphoto’ feel to them …

2020-04-04: These two were taken in Hvalfjörður, Iceland. This is what remains of the WW2 US military base that …

2020-04-04: A mountain wreathed in clouds and rainbows. Taken two years ago in Kaldidalur in Iceland. My dad …

2020-04-04: Icelandic tourism in a nutshell. Taken about two years ago at Snorralaug. A bunch of tourists huddle …

2020-04-04: This photo, of three kids running around at my friends’ outdoor commitment ceremony in Bristol, is a …

2020-04-04: If you’ve spent any time whatsoever in Clifton, then you know exactly where in Bristol this photo …

2020-04-04: I took this picture, of a couple of golfers playing golf in Bristol, about fifteen years ago, or so. …

2020-04-04: “LCH colors in CSS: what, why, and how? - Lea Verou” Fun stuff.

2020-04-03: “RIP: Metabarons artist Juan Gimenez passes away from COVID-19 - The Beat”

2020-04-03: “Modular Computer: iPad Pro as a Tablet, Laptop, and Desktop Workstation - MacStories”

2020-04-03: “How to get started with web development - Go Make Things”

2020-04-03: “Security and Privacy Implications of Zoom - Schneier on Security”

2020-04-03: “Troubled Times, Episode 2 – Adaptive Capacity Labs”

2020-04-02: “The Frameworks Paradox · Jens Oliver Meiert” “The more complex a website, the bigger the need for …

2020-04-02: “When debugging, your attitude matters - Julia Evans”

2020-04-02: “Justine’s Guide to Increasing the Lifetime of Your Clothes - Justine Larbalestier”

2020-04-02: “Daring Fireball: Amazon and Apple Strike Deal for Prime Video In-App Purchases and Subscriptions” …

2020-04-02: “Worthy Goals - Alan Cooper - Medium”

2020-04-02: “Amazon Prime Video now allows in-app rentals and purchases on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV - The …

2020-04-02: “Several grumpy opinions about remote work at Tailscale - apenwarr”

2020-04-01: “The Simplest Way to Spot Coronavirus Misinformation on Social Media - A digital literacy …

2020-04-01: I try to watch the Icelandic Civil Protection Agency briefings every day. Knowing that experts are …

2020-04-01: “Boredom is a pit stop - Austin Kleon”

2020-04-01: “How to build a bad design system - CSS-Tricks” Don’t involve too many people.

2020-03-31: “How to Concentrate When the world is 🔥🔥🔥”

2020-03-31: “How to make the transition from beginner to advanced developer” “Becoming an …

2020-03-31: ‘Authors Push Back Against “National Emergency Library”’

2020-03-31: “RSS Stuff - CSS-Tricks”

2020-03-31: “Unmasking Twitter – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2020-03-30: Dipping into the quarantine supply and have managed to translate ‘American canned chili’ …

2020-03-30: “Certainty as blindness – Jessitron”

2020-03-30: “Adactio: Journal—Living Through The Future”

2020-03-30: “The Role of Technology - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-03-30: “This Is Not an Experiment” “We are in a period of emergency distance …

2020-03-29: “The iOS and Mac Markets Are the Same Size”

2020-03-26: “Safari and Progressive Web Apps — Pixel Envy” “But I suspect that the real-world impact of this …

2020-03-26: “Marxian Alienation And Web Development: HeydonWorks”

2020-03-26: “Let a website be a worry stone. — Ethan Marcotte”

2020-03-25: “Indicating Scroll Position on a Page With CSS - CSS-Tricks” This is clever.

2020-03-25: “The world’s copyright system is broken ・ Robin Rendle”

2020-03-25: “Pointers (iPadOS) - User Interaction - iOS - Human Interface Guidelines - Apple Developer”

2020-03-24: “Stacking the Bricks: How to Survive in Extraordinary Times, Part One” “First, save lives. Second, …

2020-03-23: “Application state management with Svelte - LogRocket Blog”

2020-03-23: “New Blogging 3 - Blog Patterns”

2020-03-19: “We are the helpers - Go Make Things”

2020-03-19: “Popular iPhone and iPad Apps Snooping on the Pasteboard - Mysk”

2020-03-19: “Curveball - March updates”

2020-03-19: “The reckless, infinite scope of web browsers“ “The number of W3C specifications grows at an …

2020-03-18: Taking WHOs advice to ‘test, test, test’ to heart, Iceland has tested 2% of the …

2020-03-16: “npm is joining GitHub” Microsoft owning the entirety of the node/JS development …

2020-03-16: “Complication for the win – Jessitron” “Don’t be afraid of programs with a lot of parts”

2020-03-16: “Creating predictability and stability in times of rapid change - Lara Hogan”

2020-03-15: “It’s easy, I think — particularly for those who work in, with, and around a lot of technology — to …

2020-03-15: “Weekend Reading — 🏠 Our house is an open office plan” Has a lot of links to good reading on remote …

2020-03-14: “GitHub - feltcoop/why-svelte: Why Svelte is our choice for a large web project in 2020”

2020-03-13: It has come to this. I actually miss having Gordon Brown in UK politics. I honestly wasn’t …

2020-03-13: The official Icelandic COVID-19 information site is well put together and comprehensive. Nicely …

2020-03-13: “Gilli - Web designer and developer - Why designing for open source can be so difficult”

2020-03-13: “How will you collaborate? – Jessitron”

2020-03-13: “Why Development Teams are Slow“ ‘“Developers are too slow” is not a cause. It’s a symptom of these …

2020-03-13: “Online Discussion Tips from The Discussion Project - Google Docs”

2020-03-13: “We Really Could Use Our Institutions Right Now - Just Visiting”

2020-03-12: “inkle blog - inklewriter lives again!”

2020-03-12: “Researcher danah boyd on how to protect the census and fix tech - Protocol”

2020-03-12: “as days pass by — On ethical design, and the Ethical Design Handbook”

2020-03-12: “Horizontally Scrolling Panes with clean HTML, modern CSS and no JS” These sort of designs used to …

2020-03-12: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Reverting From Apple News Format to RSS” Apple News is a shit show.

2020-03-12: “Square Brackets are the Enemy - hueniverse” This is a really tricky (and interesting) JS security …

2020-03-12: “Why the Web Isn’t Working for Women and Girls - OneZero”

2020-03-12: “I don’t know if you’re reading this - Go Make Things”

2020-03-11: “The Luxembourg walls that seem to shelter financial fraud at Sigrún Davíðsdóttir’s Icelog”

2020-03-11: “Creating Secure Password Flows With NodeJS And MySQL — Smashing Magazine”

2020-03-11: Windows does a really bad job of mapping euro keyboard layouts (where the default keyboard layout …

2020-03-10: “Taking Our Eye Off the Ball – iterating toward openness” “Affordability seems to have become the …

2020-03-09: Rebus is conducting a study into the needs and priorities of academic users. We are looking for …

2020-03-09: On those 'the cloud is bad for the environment' comments that keep cropping up The Coronavirus outbreak has led to a renewed drive towards moving everything to the cloud: …

2020-03-09: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I can put up with all sorts of OS crap (including a …

2020-03-09: “Simple Systems Have Less Downtime - Greg Kogan”

2020-03-09: ‘What we’re poised to see in response to the coronavirus — and not just in education, to be fair — …

2020-03-09: “But that just strikes me as wildly uninformed — although that’s never stopped the tech industry …

2020-03-09: Daylight savings always, always throws me off for several days.

2020-03-09: Given that it seems all but certain that there will be a recession by the summer, this will be the …

2020-03-08: “What makes a dependency dependable? – Jessitron”

2020-03-06: I can get used to almost everything about Windows except the keyboard layouts. You can find great …

2020-03-06: If you need a concise history of what’s has happened with Web Publications, attempts to …

2020-03-06: “Improve Security Awareness · Issue #237 · alpinejs/alpine · GitHub” To make a long story short: …

2020-03-06: Watching Jesse James Garrett’s 11 year old talk and reading Christina Wodtke’s overview …

2020-03-06: “10th Annual IA Summit Closing Plenary - Jesse James Garrett” “The names you know …

2020-03-06: “Towards a New Information Architecture: The Rise and Fall and Rise of a Necessary …

2020-03-05: “Service Worker Development Best Practices”

2020-03-05: “Service Worker Development Best Practices”

2020-03-05: “Introducing Alpine.js: A Tiny JavaScript Framework — Smashing Magazine” Tailwind and Alpine.js are …

2020-03-05: “Reading Newsletters with Feedbin and Reeder - MacStories” A lot of newsletter platforms offer RSS …

2020-03-05: The weird thing about today is that it simultaneously felt like Friday and Wednesday when I woke up. …

2020-03-05: “The Case for Limiting Your Browser Extensions — Krebs on Security”

2020-03-04: “How to animate scrolling to anchor links with one line of CSS - Go Make Things”

2020-03-04: “Mark Bernstein: The New Zettelkasten”

2020-03-04: I could get behind this. (Iceland’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020) …

2020-03-03: Noelle Stevenson’s “The Fire Never Goes Out” looks amazing at first glance. …

2020-03-03: “C2E2 ’20: Genndy Tartakovsky gives new insight on his career and teases what’s to come - The …

2020-03-03: “How to prevent anchor links from scrolling behind a sticky header with one line of CSS - Go Make …

2020-03-03: “Adactio: Journal—Insecure” “If you’re using an older iPhone or iPad and you can’t upgrade to a …

2020-03-03: “My productivity app is a single .txt file” Huh? Interesting approach.

2020-03-03: “How to create a stacking cards effect - CodyHouse”

2020-03-03: “Adactio: Journal—Telling the story of performance” “Fortunately there’s an attention-grabbing …

2020-03-02: If you’re working in software, you just have to get used to the fact that people will …

2020-03-02: “Stop Using ‘Drop-down’ - Adrian Roselli” I literally had this conversation at work last week.

2020-02-29: “Visitors, Developers, or Machines” “Only, instead of Ruby’s performance being tied to the CPU …

2020-02-29: “Three Cheers for Socialism - Commonweal Magazine” “Americans are, of course, the most thoroughly …

2020-02-29: “The Experience Paradox – Codemanship’s Blog” “By freezing out inexperienced developers and …

2020-02-28: “Third-party libraries and security issues - Go Make Things” The dependency-of-a-dependency issue is …

2020-02-28: “Focus management still matters - Sarah Higley” This is an excellent, detailed, and well researched …

2020-02-28: “HTML: The Inaccessible Parts - daverupert.com”

2020-02-27: “Currying in CSS? - Trys Mudford” This is cool.

2020-02-27: “Curveball - A typescript microframework” I generally don’t like most of the recent node server side …

2020-02-27: “Cross-Cultural Design” I’m going to have to buy this book aren’t I?

2020-02-27: “3.0 – CouchDB Blog” I have a lot of fondness for CouchDB but I can’t ever imagine using it in this …

2020-02-27: “Michael Tsai - Blog - What You See in the Finder Should Always Be Correct” MacOS continues to …

2020-02-27: “Sound UX, Or Why Our Web Pages Barely Make A Peep”

2020-02-27: “Content Addressed Vocabulary – DustyCloud Brainstorms”

2020-02-27: “Why 543 KB keep me up at night - Manuel Matuzović”

2020-02-27: “Drag–and–Drop: How to Design for Ease of Use”

2020-02-27: “Google’s Abandoned Android Authenticator App – Terence Eden’s Blog” Damn. I need to switch to a …

2020-02-26: “The (almost) unknown art of Miles Davis - Dangerous Minds” I did not know he painted. Some of these …

2020-02-26: “23 rules to run a software startup with minimum hassle - joisig gone awol” These are good …

2020-02-26: “Team Objectives - Overview” “And finally, and really the root of the problem, is that in the vast …

2020-02-26: “Why write vanilla JS when you can just use (insert library or framework here)?” “An alarming …

2020-02-26: “The Bottom Feeder: Getting Sweet Patron Money On the Modern Internet” “It’s not often I …

2020-02-26: “A Modest Proposal for Hourly Billing - DaedTech”

2020-02-26: “Revealing Hero Effect in CSS and JavaScript - CodyHouse” A bit gimmicky but sometimes gimmicks are …

2020-02-25: “On engineering” “When I joined Medium after a few years at a small startup, I was shocked at how …

2020-02-25: “Tech Colonialism Today - Data & Society: Points”

2020-02-25: “GitHub - refactoringui/heroicons: A set of free MIT-licensed high-quality SVG icons for UI …

2020-02-25: “A Text Renaissance” This is an interesting piece. A lot of good points but it overlooks/downplays a …

2020-02-25: “Fair Warning — Real Life” This is the best writing on tech I’ve read in a long while.

2020-02-25: “Fair Warning — Real Life” “In place of fundamental social changes, the computer allows technical …

2020-02-25: “Inspiring high school students with HTML and CSS - Stephanie Stimac’s Blog” “And the …

2020-02-25: “Keeping it simple with CSS that scales - Andy Bell”

2020-02-24: “Crisis on Earth Dan DiDio: How 5G was a crisis too far - The Beat”

2020-02-24: “Photography is not a meritocracy — aows”

2020-02-24: “How to Edit – Rands in Repose”

2020-02-22: “Inconsistent user-experiences with native lazy-loading images - Ctrl blog” “Blink, Gecko, and …

2020-02-22: “Larry Tesler - All this”

2020-02-21: “Narrative Strategy”

2020-02-21: “Product Strategy - Management - Silicon Valley Product Group” “I can tell you from experience that …

2020-02-21: “Go Read This - Pearson warns it is near ‘bottom of valley’ as US downturn takes toll - Eoin …

2020-02-21: “Chrome is ditching third-party cookies because Google wants your data all to itself - Digital …

2020-02-21: “Progress, Postmodernism and the Tech Backlash – alexdanco.com” ‘That’s why the anti-tech backlash …

2020-02-21: “Canada is fake - The Outline” “And Canada has exported that environmental destruction elsewhere as …

2020-02-20: “Product Strategy - Actions - Silicon Valley Product Group” “The difference really boils down to …

2020-02-20: “Christopher Bertram - Who will pick the turnips? · LRB 20 February 2020” “If the UK is going to …

2020-02-20: “ongoing by Tim Bray · On Soaking the Rich”

2020-02-19: “Styling The Good Ol’ Button Element”

2020-02-19: “Understanding Web Accessibility Color Contrast Guidelines and Ratios - CSS-Tricks”

2020-02-19: “Product Strategy - Focus - Silicon Valley Product Group” I don’t think I’ve ever worked for a …

2020-02-19: “Adactio: Journal—Utopia” “If you’re a control freak, you may not like Utopia.” I like it. Will …

2020-02-19: “Finally, a CSS only solution to :hover on touchscreens”

2020-02-19: “Humanoids announces Mark Waid as publisher and new push for classic titles - The Beat” This is …

2020-02-19: “On Niche Audiences, Immersive Media, and Publishers’ Myopia“ “One of corporate publishing’s …

2020-02-19: “Fucking laptops - Drew DeVault’s Blog” “It has since come to my attention that in 2020, every …

2020-02-19: “Fixing memory leaks in web applications - Read the Tea Leaves”

2020-02-18: “#1252: Small Talk Strategies When You’re Depressed And Forgetful - Captain Awkward” This is a …

2020-02-18: “Product Strategy - Overview - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2020-02-18: “Michael Tsai - Blog - The Paywalled Garden: iOS Is Adware” Apple’s design culture is basically …

2020-02-18: “iOS 13 Design Guidelines, Templates, and Downloads – Learn UI Design” This looks pretty darn …

2020-02-18: I love it when I open my feed reader and the first thing that greets me is a new post in an almost …

2020-02-17: “Block Links, Cards, Clickable Regions, Etc. - Adrian Roselli”

2020-02-15: “Things I’ve been wrong about, things I’ve been right about - Read the Tea Leaves” I don’t know how …

2020-02-14: “Resources for building a JAMStack website or web app - Go Make Things”

2020-02-14: “CSS-only fluid modular type scales - Utopia”

2020-02-14: “Fluid custom properties - Utopia”

2020-02-13: It’s feeling very February-like here in Montréal.

2020-02-13: “Why the JAMStack is awesome (and a few reasons why its not) - Go Make Things”

2020-02-13: “A Vacuum of Courage ・ Robin Rendle”

2020-02-13: “Asking good questions – Zaki Warfel“

2020-02-13: “A Walk is a Tool and a Platform“

2020-02-13: “Slow and steady wins the race — aows”

2020-02-12: “Welcome to the Era of Fake Products” This why I don’t buy fountain pens from Amazon. Also, pens on …

2020-02-12: “Survey’s Up! - Mule Design Studio - Medium”

2020-02-11: Y’know, if Microsoft really wanted to court disillusioned Mac users they’d put together …

2020-02-11: “A decade of heading backwards by steve faulkner on CodePen”

2020-02-10: “Engagement is an antimetric – Matthew Ström: designer & developer”

2020-02-10: “Do you work at a tech company?”

2020-02-09: “OU Digital Teaching: LMS, Privacy, and Purpose Limitation: A response to Melissa Loble”

2020-02-09: “Why the Most Important Idea in Behavioral Decision-Making Is a Fallacy - Scientific American Blog …

2020-02-09: “Building an accessible autocomplete control by Adam Silver - Designer, London, UK.”

2020-02-09: “Dropdown Menus 2020: Menus are not menus - Terrill Thompson” When is a menu not a menu? (When it’s …

2020-02-08: “Trust & Agility – Codemanship’s Blog” “I’ve found one simple metric that has tended to …

2020-02-07: “Home - Utopia” This looks useful.

2020-02-07: “Fluid scale and tokens: a match made in heaven - Andy Bell”

2020-02-07: “How accurate data was turned into misleading articles by the government …and the …

2020-02-07: “Link Targets and 3.2.5 - Adrian Roselli”

2020-02-06: “The Laboring Strategist, A Free-Agent Anti-Pattern (And How to Fix) - DaedTech”

2020-02-06: “The worst case is happening — Crooked Timber”

2020-02-06: “The Invisible Lesbian in Young Adult Fiction: A culture of misogyny erases the stories of …

2020-02-06: “Hydration” “The situation we have now is the worst of both worlds: server-side …

2020-02-05: “Honesty is the best policy - Andy Bell”

2020-02-04: ‘”Where did we get lucky?” - Jacob Kaplan-Moss’

2020-02-04: Having a ‘all software sucks’ day. Bluetooth keyboards not connecting. Search not …

2020-02-04: “The laptop: still the ultimate tool for productivity — aows” “Literally every single task I can do …

2020-02-04: “The design systems we swim in. — Ethan Marcotte”

2020-02-04: “The Three Types of Code - CSS-Tricks”

2020-02-04: “Share stories, not advice.” This is one of the things that stories are for

2020-02-03: “Gall’s Law – Jorge Arango”

2020-02-03: “A Model for Teaching (and Learning) – Jorge Arango”

2020-02-03: “Data expands to fill the space available (Part 2) - Gerry McGovern - Customer experience keynote …

2020-02-02: “In praise of imperfect images — aows”

2020-02-01: “On attributes for HTML form elements”

2020-02-01: “Innovation Can’t Keep the Web Fast - CSS-Tricks”

2020-01-31: The music I listen to on my Mac has three separate volume controls: iTunes, global volume, and the …

2020-01-31: “MacBook Pro 16 Has a Fan Problem – On my Om” Apple’s laptops: still not good.

2020-01-31: “Productized Services: From a Variety of Skills to a Value-Ladder - sharpen.page: A Product …

2020-01-31: “Frank Chimero · Redesign: The Raccoon King of Garbage Mountain”

2020-01-30: “Monoliths are the future” As with UI design, software architecture design needs to take …

2020-01-30: The funny thing about ChromeOS is that once you enable both Android apps and Linux apps it becomes …

2020-01-30: “Aperture: Senior QA (2004-2005) – Tech Reflect” Wow. Project from hell.

2020-01-30: “A Programmer’s “Breadboard”? – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-01-29: “Adactio: Journal—Architects, gardeners, and design systems”

2020-01-29: “Getting keyboard-focusable elements - Zell Liew”

2020-01-29: “ignore the code: The Failure of the iPad” Like he points out, even though the OS is the iPad’s …

2020-01-29: “Code, Meet World #NoBacklogs – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-01-29: Hardware reviewer: “This machine can handle heavy browser use. I had 20 tabs open for extended …

2020-01-29: “Open Source Licenses and the Ethical Use of Software” In my personal opinion: for …

2020-01-29: “The existence of this setting — and that it is not tucked away under Accessibility — feels …

2020-01-28: “iPad in 2020” “Accomplishing anything other than trivial tasks takes 2-5x longer with 10x more …

2020-01-28: “Use Multitasking on your iPad - Apple Support” Looks like you can turn multitasking off. Trying it …

2020-01-28: Yay. A glitch (I think) in the iPad’s multitasking system caused me to lose all of my open tabs in …

2020-01-28: “Newsrooms, let’s talk about Office 365”

2020-01-28: “I wish I could install the iPhone’s one-app-on-screen-at-a-time, no-drag-and-drop iOS on my iPad …

2020-01-28: “Do We Confuse Work With Value? – Codemanship’s Blog” Yeah. We do that pretty much on every …

2020-01-28: “The Tragic iPad – Stratechery” I use my iPad Pro a lot. A big part of why it remains enjoyable is …

2020-01-28: “The iPad’s original software designer and program lead look back on the device’s first …

2020-01-27: “Why use a form element when submitting fields with JavaScript? - Go Make Things” Good reasons.

2020-01-27: “illusions of commonsense perception – Jessitron”

2020-01-27: “The Value’s Not In Features, It’s In Learning – Codemanship’s Blog” “If you’re genuinely …

2020-01-27: “marcus.io · Improved accessible routing in Vue.js”

2020-01-27: “Diary of an Engine Diversity Absolutist – Dan’s Blog” Daniel Appelquist writes about a …

2020-01-27: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Decarbonization”

2020-01-27: “To fix Climate Change, stop being a techie and start being a human”

2020-01-27: I wish Notes on iOS behaved more like Photos in that it worked as a central repository for notes …

2020-01-26: This is totally babies — intjint: mcgregorswench: estebanwaseaten: … The best live action …

2020-01-24: Using the friendly-words package to implement your mock collection names can be fun. …

2020-01-24: “I wasted $40k on a fantastic startup idea” I’ve worked for more than one org that made all of the …

2020-01-24: “How we built a GDPR compliant website analytics platform without using cookies” This …

2020-01-24: “Don’t let your camera outlive you — aows” Applies to a lot of tools, not just cameras.

2020-01-23: I’ve defaulted to DuckDuckGo for my search for a while, only dropping down to Google when …

2020-01-23: “Amazon is so highly competent at capitalism that we’ve become a proxy for the whole system; …

2020-01-23: “Open is Cancelled” A well deserved criticism of ‘open’ as a movement, which …

2020-01-23: “22/01/2020, 13:51 – Colin Walker” On blogging, RSS, and email.

2020-01-23: “Bad accessibility equals bad quality - Manuel Matuzović”

2020-01-23: “Ant Colonies, Agile At Scale & The Illusion Of Control – Codemanship’s Blog”

2020-01-23: “microsoft / playwright” Cross-browser puppeteer. Could be useful.

2020-01-22: “Host your Git on Glitch with Gogs” This is cool

2020-01-22: “Frank Chimero · Redesign: Scales and Hierarchy” I’m loving this series.

2020-01-21: “All – Tiny Helpers” Loads of useful tools here.

2020-01-21: “The CSS Cascade” This is a neat, interactive explanation of the CSS Cascade. Looks cool too.

2020-01-20: “The Dashboard Problem ・ Robin Rendle” “My point is that you can see mismanagement down at the UI …

2020-01-20: “Why Software is Slow and Shitty” Actually a different blog post from the last one

2020-01-20: “Why Software is Slow and Shitty ・ Robin Rendle”

2020-01-20: ‘The “amazing” Boskops’ An interesting example of experts in one field …

2020-01-18: “Google Begins Rolling Out New Search Results Page Design That Makes Ads Look Like Regular Results — …

2020-01-17: “Publishers should be fretting over the illness, not its symptoms”

2020-01-17: “Rogue Amoeba - Under the Microscope » Blog Archive » Designer Notes: Making a Colour Scheme”

2020-01-17: The new Edge browser feels like it’s what Chrome should be but can’t because it’s …

2020-01-17: “Frank Chimero · Redesign: Picking Typefaces” I’m really enjoying this series.

2020-01-17: People are really calling the ending to the Watchmen TV series a cliffhanger? That’s like …

2020-01-16: “Kill your productivity: Stuff’s top 40 free browser games for 2020 - Stuff”

2020-01-16: “Debugging your application for accessibility - LogRocket Blog”

2020-01-16: “Deborah J. Ross: Sexuality in Fantasy”

2020-01-16: “Is TypeScript worth it?” TypeScript is also a poor fit for vanilla JS as its DOM/browser API types …

2020-01-16: “Call for Publishers: Responsible JavaScript — Jeremy Wagner”

2020-01-16: “Practicing the future - A Working Library”

2020-01-16: “The Mythical Mythical Man-Month” This not so much debunks The Mythical Man-Month as it explains the …

2020-01-16: “ChaosLife - Paranoid Personality”

2020-01-15: I’m old enough to remember watching this live www.youtube.com/watch

2020-01-15: “Change is constant - A Working Library”

2020-01-15: “Pushing the future of the platform forward with The Web We Want - Stephanie Stimac’s Blog”

2020-01-15: “Where Product Ideas Come From — Users Know” I really should get this book.

2020-01-15: “Boring by default” Hard to do when your job depends on over-engineering and a certain amount of …

2020-01-15: “Traveling as a way to discover yourself and your art — aows”

2020-01-15: “Digital Scarcity is a Con – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-01-15: “The Explicit Coding Discipline”

2020-01-15: “Should media be tax exempt?” Most media VAT ‘discounts’ are specifically …

2020-01-14: “Defining ‘Toast’ Messages - Adrian Roselli”

2020-01-14: “Every age needs a Diogenes - Austin Kleon”

2020-01-14: “Snowpack - CSS-Tricks” I tried an earlier version of this (before the rename) on a prototype. …

2020-01-14: “Frank Chimero · Redesign: Looking at Letters”

2020-01-14: “Tha MERGENCY KNOB! - Wasted Talent”

2020-01-14: “Work is Work - In which returns diminish.” This post is a very interesting take on the …

2020-01-13: “If It Can Be Done Using an HTTP Header, Use an HTTP Header · Jens Oliver Meiert”

2020-01-13: “Why does so much software suck? - Gerry McGovern“

2020-01-13: “All prose is fiction - A Working Library”

2020-01-13: “Achievement is No Substitute for Happiness — Jeremy Wagner”

2020-01-13: “Design’s Unsexy Middle Bits”

2020-01-12: “On Being a Good Newsletterer — by Craig Mod”

2020-01-12: “The GPL License”

2020-01-12: So, the Watchmen tv series was good. It shouldn’t have been that good. I liked it, which is a …

2020-01-11: “The New Rude Masters of Fantasy & Science Fiction – and Romance - The World Remains Mysterious”

2020-01-10: The glory of minimalism in app design when you’re on a slow connection. Also, Apple’s apps can be so …

2020-01-10: “Australia is on Fire - Justine Larbalestier” “I don’t know how Australia will recover.”

2020-01-10: Unless my memory is way off, Canadian trains seem to have way more legroom than the UK ones.

2020-01-09: “Announcement from the RWA Board of Directors” This was bound to happen once the bigger publishers …

2020-01-08: “The hoof and the horse. — Ethan Marcotte”

2020-01-08: “Ironies of automation – the morning paper” “Automated systems need highly skilled operators”

2020-01-08: “The Split Personality Of Brutalist Web Development — Smashing Magazine”

2020-01-07: “<select> your poison part 2: test all the things - 24 Accessibility”

2020-01-07: “A brief appreciation of John Baldessari - Austin Kleon”

2020-01-07: “Why can’t mobile networks stop spoofed calls? – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2020-01-07: “Raina Telgemeier: The Comics Industry Person of the Decade - The Beat” This feels absolutely like …

2020-01-07: So is the format messages with markup feature in Slack broken for everybody or just me?

2020-01-07: Meira helvítis rokið úti.

2020-01-07: “There’s No Substitute for In-Person Lectures - Pacific Standard”

2020-01-07: “Wayne State Word Warriors release 2020 list“ What does it say about me that I thought that at least …

2020-01-06: Here’s a tough question from the rebus.community forum: “I’m wondering if anyone knows …

2020-01-06: This whole blog is really quite good. Found via a Feedly reccommendation. <blog.jessitron.com>

2020-01-06: “Go toward uncertainty – Jessitron” “In software development, our job is making decisions. What we …

2020-01-06: “Hello, I’m Andy and I’m addicted to Twitter - Andy Bell” I really need to follow the advice here

2020-01-06: “Reducing WIP in laundry and code – Jessitron”

2020-01-06: “Poised for Another Decade of Ed-Tech “Debacles” - Just Visiting”

2020-01-06: “Things want to work, not punish errors” “The fact is that by cutting features, having a few …

2020-01-06: “People can read their manager’s mind” “If something is rotten in an org, the root cause is a …

2020-01-06: “PaperWM: tiled window management for GNOME - Julia Evans” This feels like a neat way of structuring …

2020-01-06: “Lindy effect - Wikipedia” Counterpoint to “the web is dying” statements.

2020-01-06: “If you can only hire those people, you are competing for talent with the wealthiest (or most …

2020-01-06: “We only hire the trendiest”

2020-01-06: “Algorithms interviews: theory vs. practice”

2020-01-06: “Instructure’s Proposed Acquisition is a Bad Risk for Everyone”

2020-01-06: “Frank Chimero · Redesign: Wants and Needs”

2020-01-06: “A failure of formats” “there is a serious gap in the capabilities of HTML: the creation and re-use …

2020-01-06: “5 of my favorite hints in the webhint browser extension - Stephanie Stimac’s Blog”

2020-01-05: So, I’ll be spending the 9th of January in Toronto (flight stopover that I figured I might as …

2020-01-05: “ChromeOS” Ian does a good job of covering the argument in favour of ChromeOS. And, as he points …

2020-01-05: “4 Out Of 5 Developers Would Choose To Stay Developers. Is It Time We Let Them? – …

2020-01-05: “Managing a core service so people don’t hate it - Andrew Betts”

2020-01-05: ‘What if anything “good” about ed-tech this past decade was so overwhelmed by all the money funneled …

2020-01-04: “Undervaluing User Research is a Deadly Disease - UX Strategy Playbook with Jared Spool - Medium”

2020-01-04: “Guide to Internal Communication, the Basecamp Way” With this, their handbook, Shape Up and their …

2020-01-04: “Platform Fatigue - waffle” The proliferation of platforms prevents expertise and mastery.

2020-01-04: “Estimating NetNewsWire for iOS Demand” “it would be reasonable to guess that the number of people …

2020-01-03: Really impressed by the selection of comics in Icelandic these days, largely due to one publisher: …

2020-01-03: “Chrome OS has stalled out” I attempted last year to go all in on Chrome OS, bought a fully specced …

2020-01-03: “Putting devs before users: how frameworks destroyed web performance” I’ve mentioned this before but …

2020-01-03: “How Running Your Own Website Is Much Better for You Than You Think · Jens Oliver Meiert” “The …

2020-01-03: “Adactio: Links—A short history of body copy sizes on the Web” “There are some good arguments here …

2020-01-03: “A short history of body copy sizes on the Web”

2020-01-03: My goals for the year: Help people create leaner, more reading-oriented and readable websites …

2020-01-03: “Software Reenchantment – Wandering Coder”

2020-01-03: “Software disenchantment”

2020-01-03: “Create a semantic “breakout” button to make an entire element clickable - Andy Bell”

2020-01-03: “Performance testing HTTP/1.1 vs HTTP/2 vs HTTP/2 + Server Push for REST APIs”

2020-01-03: “The Itch to Create - Part 2: Making Your Idea Inevitable“

2020-01-03: “Progressive Web Apps in 2020 - Maximiliano Firtman - Medium” Good overview of the state of play

2020-01-02: One thing I absolutely love about being back in Iceland over the holidays are the ravens, like this …

2020-01-01: “The future of product is fraud”

2020-01-01: The Neighbour

2020-01-01: “Systems, Mistakes, and the Sea › Robin Rendle”

2019-12-31: “Brett’s Favorites 2019 - BrettTerpstra.com”

2019-12-31: “Time is personal. Your year changes when your life changes. - Derek Sivers” This 👍🏻

2019-12-31: “The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade” Good god. The things we’ve been doing to schools and …

2019-12-30: “It’s Official: Open-Plan Offices Are Now the Dumbest Management Fad of All Time”

2019-12-30: Irrespective of counting systems, narratively speaking the decade has to end December 2020. Mostly …

2019-12-30: “What it means to be a front-end developer in 2020 (and beyond) - Layout”

2019-12-28: “So Many Color Links - CSS-Tricks” These are all good.

2019-12-28: “Noncommercial Doesn’t Compose (and it never will) – DustyCloud Brainstorms”

2019-12-28: “inessential: How We Run the NetNewsWire Open Source Project” “we have to do way better than …

2019-12-27: “Publishers’ Decisions Have Made Electronic Books Less Attractive Than Online Music and Movie Stores …

2019-12-25: “No one’s complaining - Signal v. Noise” ‘“No one” really means “no one has complained to you“. It …

2019-12-25: “What a Year of Learning and Teaching Accessibility Taught Me - 24 Accessibility”

2019-12-24: Gleðileg jól!

2019-12-24: “The browser wars: an abridged history - Go Make Things” “As the dominant browser on the web, …

2019-12-24: “The Wilderness Period - Craft Ventures - Medium”

2019-12-24: “The People’s Web”

2019-12-24: “A Whole Bunch of Places to Consider Contrast in a Single Paragraph - CSS-Tricks”

2019-12-24: “This is what we get, when we don’t fully get HTML: Ep 2”

2019-12-24: “The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2019)” “That’s what a decade of ed-tech …

2019-12-23: “A Framework for Making Better Product Decisions — Users Know” I’ve linked to this before but it’s …

2019-12-23: “Worth Your Attention – Jorge Arango” These are all good links.

2019-12-23: “Every move you make, I’ll be watching you: Privacy implications of the Apple U1 chip and …

2019-12-23: “Favourite Resources - Stevan Popovic” Bookmarking this because it looks like a goldmine of good …

2019-12-23: “Pixels vs. Relative Units in CSS: why it’s still a big deal - 24 Accessibility”

2019-12-23: “Web Performance Calendar » Native Image Lazy Loading in Chrome Is Way Too Eager”

2019-12-23: “December 2019 Weblog: I Hope Next Year Goes Better - The History of the Web”

2019-12-22: “Service Worker Development Best Practices”

2019-12-22: “Greed is dead - TLS”

2019-12-22: “All your questions about pronoun deletion and the inexorable death of the universe, answered.” I do …

2019-12-22: “HEWN, No. 335” “how bad ideas in ed-tech spread”

2019-12-22: “Usability and Security; Better Together ◆ 24 ways”

2019-12-22: “This Page is Designed to Last: A Manifesto for Preserving Content on the Web” It’s an interesting …

2019-12-22: “The modern web is becoming an unusable, user-hostile wasteland”

2019-12-21: “A Letter From Gary Larson - TheFarSide.com - TheFarSide.com”

2019-12-21: “I Like Kill Nerds - Thoughts On Svelte. - I Like Kill Nerds” Those that write about Svelte and …

2019-12-21: “Freelance Advice For Women”

2019-12-21: “How Big Tech Manipulates Academia to Avoid Regulation”

2019-12-20: “Our Manifesto - Noko Time Tracking”

2019-12-20: It’s always fun to watch tech pundits talk about how RSS is dead. No, it isn’t dead. Y’all just …

2019-12-20: “Avoiding Marginalization - Alan Cooper - Medium”

2019-12-18: “Where Do Libraries Fit In “A Viable Consumer Marketplace”?“

2019-12-18: “HTML is a living language” It’s weird how some in the Chrome team give the impression …

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2019-12-17: “Announcing a Lesson-level Interoperability Standards Effort” I’ve only just started looking into …

2019-12-17: I am in Iceland. Yay! Also groggy and trying to adjust to a new time zone. 😝

2019-12-17: “6 mistakes to avoid during your first 30 days as a new manager - Signal v. Noise” Good advice for …

2019-12-16: Toronto Union Station makes a decent first impression. The fact that I spent less than ten minutes …

2019-12-16: “’It’s pretty staggering’: Returned online purchases often sent to landfill, …

2019-12-16: “Who Has the Right to Be a Writer? - Literary Hub”

2019-12-16: “Audacious Fox: Pyramid of Product Team Needs” I like this.

2019-12-16: “Catalyst and Cohesion – Worms and Viruses”

2019-12-16: “ongoing by Tim Bray · The Oil Patch Up Against the Wall” This is not going to be a peaceful century

2019-12-16: “Group Chat, Group Stress”

2019-12-16: “The Limitations of Data—Updates from Libraryland”

2019-12-15: “Seeing Wide and Deep – Jorge Arango”

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2019-12-14: “Adactio: Articles—Building The Web”

2019-12-14: “Lydia Davis: Ten of My Recommendations for Good Writing Habits - Literary Hub”

2019-12-13: Here’s a fun fact: setting up a node server project is usually much simpler and has fewer …

2019-12-13: “Smooth is Fast - Alan Cooper - Medium” “The promise of agile isn’t speed but rather it’s about not …

2019-12-13: “Linea 2.8 and Beyond • The Breakroom” Linea is an amazing app. I use it regularly. It’s vastly …

2019-12-13: “Coders in the Hands of a Missing God: How Newly Minted Freelancers Badly Miss the Point - DaedTech”

2019-12-13: “6 mistakes to avoid during your first 30 days as a new manager - Know Your Team - Blog”

2019-12-13: “How do committees invent? – the morning paper”

2019-12-13: “Make sure that you move back home to Iceland before it starts,” I started hearing from …

2019-12-12: The sun will still rise tomorrow. You got time www.youtube.com/watch

2019-12-11: “What’s the difference between encodeURI() and encodeURIComponent() in vanilla JS? - Go Make …

2019-12-11: “There’s no way phone camera technology is going to get worse” is not a statement …

2019-12-10: “The café in Dalvík has closed its doors due to weather, for the first time ever” The …

2019-12-10: “Z’s Still Not Dead Baby, Z’s Still Not Dead ◆ 24 ways” It makes me so happy to see the amazing …

2019-12-10: “Getting Started with Web Performance - Calibre” “JavaScript is responsible for the vast majority …

2019-12-10: ‘“Link In Bio” is a slow knife’

2019-12-10: “Building an accessible show/hide disclosure component with vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2019-12-10: “Quoting in HTML: Quotations, Citations, and Blockquotes - CSS-Tricks”

2019-12-10: “De-quantifying my life - ReaderWriterVille”

2019-12-10: “Please don’t buy this: smart doorbells - Malwarebytes Labs - Malwarebytes Labs”

2019-12-09: “Subtract - Derek Sivers” Posting the link to this again (which I found via Brad Frost) because I …

2019-12-09: So, when a coworker posts bad news in a shared Slack channel, what’s the protocol for how long …

2019-12-09: “Continuing Adventures in Ungrading - Just Visiting”

2019-12-09: “It is mind-boggling — MIND-BOGGLING — that folks want to argue that the value of a technology …

2019-12-09: “Basecamp’s chat sucks – HeavyMelon Blog” Despite what the title may imply, this is not a knock on …

2019-12-09: “Julie Pagano - Mid-Career Survival for People Who Don’t Want to be an Attrition Statistic …

2019-12-09: “Subtract - Derek Sivers”

2019-12-08: “The great personalization con - Gerry McGovern”

2019-12-08: “Get out and talk to people” What he said.

2019-12-08: “Asking the Wrong Questions: Notes From the Streamapocalypse” “I can’t understand what so …

2019-12-08: “Responsive Type and Zoom - Adrian Roselli”

2019-12-08: “Color.review - Colors that look and work great for everyone” This looks really useful.

2019-12-08: “Homepage - Contract for the Web” That so many big tech cos support TBL’s effort to fix the web is …

2019-12-08: “The Data Aren’t Worth Anything But We’ll Keep Them Forever Anyways. You’re …

2019-12-07: My inner nerd is much more psyched about Crisis On Infinite Earths getting the live action treatment …

2019-12-07: “Doing It Right - Brad Frost” A bit sad to look back and realise that I’ve rarely had the …

2019-12-06: “Qualities That Keep You in a Sick System - Issendai’s Superhero Training Journal — …

2019-12-06: “Report: Organizations remain vulnerable to increasing insider threats - Malwarebytes Labs” It isn’t …

2019-12-06: “A Medium dilemma” A contrary take on Medium. Contrary as in positive. I don’t find it to be a …

2019-12-06: Employees of ad/surveillance companies keep pushing for standards/features that invade privacy and …

2019-12-06: “Deric’s MindBlog: Same-Sex behavior in animals - a new view.”

2019-12-06: “Do’s and Don’ts of implementing a hamburger menu”

2019-12-06: “Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure”

2019-12-06: “Pedagogical Intent and Designing for Inquiry” Interesting article on the absence of intent from …

2019-12-05: “Former Away employees describe a toxic work environment at the luggage company - The Verge” Avoid …

2019-12-05: “Intro to Opportunity Sizing - Related Works - Medium” I miss working for a org that has a …

2019-12-04: Pretty much every time a techie says that something esoteric and hard to use will ‘inevitably’ …

2019-12-04: “Kitten report #10: The evolving disability consciousness of Charlie and George - Nicola Griffith”

2019-12-04: “Why am I seeing so many bugs on the iPad all of a sudden?” “Ah, it updated itself …

2019-12-04: “The Pitfalls of EventSource over HTTP/1.1 - text/plain”

2019-12-04: “James Williamson and a web for everyone - Go Make Things”

2019-12-04: “Marketing for Energy”

2019-12-04: “inessential: Why I Listen to Podcasts at 1x Speed” “We’re in danger, I think, of treating …

2019-12-04: “Get Started With UI Design With These Tips To Speed Up Your Workflow — Smashing Magazine”

2019-12-03: Because this is something I needed to hear today www.youtube.com/watch

2019-12-03: “Why trains run slower now than they did in the 1920s.” This is depressing.

2019-12-03: “Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation” Nothing about this is inexplicable, tbh. …

2019-12-03: “Buttons shouldn’t have a hand cursor - Simple = Human - Medium”

2019-12-03: “Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance - Electronic …

2019-12-02: “How to Run a Meeting – Rands in Repose”

2019-12-02: “A Distributed Meeting Primer – Rands in Repose”

2019-12-02: “I <3 the cascade! - Go Make Things” The cascade is absolutely one of the most useful features of …

2019-12-02: Idle question of the day: if browser vendors had invested in better MathML support ~2012 instead of …

2019-12-02: “Semantic sidenotes for the web - Koos Looijesteijn”

2019-12-02: “Why AI will never replace human picture descriptions – Marco’s Accessibility Blog”

2019-12-01: “Another Blue Beanie Day - Zeldman” “Blue Beanie Day also gets smaller each year because web design …

2019-11-30: “My 1am Conference Organizer Playbook - Alex Hillman”

2019-11-30: “Product Fail - Silicon Valley Product Group” “Likewise, we have no idea what it will cost to …

2019-11-29: “Reinventing the wheel when encoding links in JSON”

2019-11-29: “Ed-Tech Agitprop” I’ve been mulling over this post since I read it yesterday. One …

2019-11-27: I can’t be the only one who finds it extremely worrying how eager people are to hand a US …

2019-11-27: “My thoughts on Gutenberg Accessibility – Marco’s Accessibility Blog”

2019-11-27: “Adactio: Journal—Accessibility on The Session revisited” Often less is more.

2019-11-26: “Ignorance is Bliss”

2019-11-26: “Examples are the best documentation - Rakhim.org”

2019-11-26: “No, Huawei MatePad Pro isn’t an iPad Pro killer - Revert to Saved: A blog about design, gaming and …

2019-11-26: “Software developers should avoid traumatic changes - Drew DeVault’s Blog”

2019-11-25: “Making Work Less Stressful and More Engaging for Your Employees”

2019-11-25: A benefit of having gotten into web dev via the art, media, and design route is the realisation that …

2019-11-25: “The epistemology of software quality” “Studies show that human factors most …

2019-11-22: “Eddie Izzard- Death Star Canteen - YouTube”

2019-11-22: I mean, I get why Slack rolled out rich text support. I’ve lost that argument at work several …

2019-11-22: Also, is it just me or has Slack just broken a host of functionality and behaviours with their …

2019-11-22: I’ve been experimenting with using typescript just to type check JSDoc-style comment …

2019-11-22: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Full Steam Ahead, But With Feature Flags” “It sounds like they are still in …

2019-11-22: People keep criticising Safari but... …it should be noted here that the Safari team is easily the least dysfunctional and most …

2019-11-22: “Embrace the Political - CSS-Tricks”

2019-11-22: “A quote from Hyrum’s Law”

2019-11-22: “What the Web Still Is - CSS-Tricks”

2019-11-22: “5 Things I’ve Learned in 20 Years of Programming - DaedTech”

2019-11-22: “Ketting v5 released” You can probably tell a lot about a developer based on which library excites …

2019-11-22: “Five packages - daverupert.com”

2019-11-21: “Modest JS Works - Go Make Things” I fully agree with this recommendation. Both for Modest JS Works …

2019-11-21: “How Does the Pain-Dream-Fix Page Structure Fit with Jobs-To-Be-Done? - sharpen.page: A Product …

2019-11-21: “Running a trust-based business - Go Make Things”

2019-11-21: “Multiple-column Layout and column-span in Firefox 71 - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog”

2019-11-21: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Guilherme Rambo Locked Out of Apple Developer Account” sighs. Apple, we want …

2019-11-21: “Pocket App fails silently - Rakhim.org” I’ve noticed similar behaviour when testing various …

2019-11-21: “Teaching and Decision Fatigue - Just Visiting”

2019-11-21: “Menial publishing jobs are destroying our future - Consonance” This may have originally been …

2019-11-21: “Request with Intent: Caching Strategies in the Age of PWAs – A List Apart”

2019-11-20: “Modest Business, Modest JS - Modest JS Works” “Whatever you’re building, two things are …

2019-11-20: “Upgrading (the idea of) dependencies - Modest JS Works” “Interdependence (us): When I use tools …

2019-11-20: “Abstraction and Implementation – Jorge Arango” “But for the interface to be any good, designers …

2019-11-20: “Adactio: Journal—Mental models”

2019-11-20: “The Web We Want”

2019-11-20: “No, Absolutely Not - CSS-Tricks”

2019-11-20: “Undervaluing User Research is a Deadly Disease — UX Articles by UIE”

2019-11-20: I’ve been maintaining this list of RSS/Atom feeds for around 15 years. Kind of impressed that …

2019-11-20: “The Test Pyramid – The Key To True Agility – Codemanship’s Blog”

2019-11-20: “Focus on Learning Rather than Perfection”

2019-11-19: Even though I use and enjoy Visual Studio Code every day, when it comes to random, edge case, text …

2019-11-19: “Teaching CSS”

2019-11-19: “Sorry Computer, You’re Not a Teapot - The History of the Web”

2019-11-19: “Shifting perceptions of vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2019-11-18: “7 leadership lessons over 2.5 years - Signal v. Noise” These all seem pretty good

2019-11-18: “Guido van Rossum on “Cryptic Code” – dirtystylus”

2019-11-18: “Meaning is in the eyes of the beholder — aows” Love that photo.

2019-11-18: “Integration and Monopoly – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2019-11-17: “The enemy” “I’ve noticed a concerning trend lately: small business owners who sell anything are …

2019-11-17: “Static or database? Our love of complexity“ “Because a database is more ‘advanced’ than a static …

2019-11-17: “Escape from Google”

2019-11-17: “My Culture is Not Your Toy: A Gay Japanese Man’s Perspective on Queer Eye Japan” Wow. This series …

2019-11-15: Social Media Platforms are a liability to the businesses that run them I was reading Thomas Baekdal’s latest newsletter… “Publishers dealing with a …

2019-11-14: The Mandalorian underscores just how much of an achievement Darth Vader was in the original series: …

2019-11-14: “RIP Tom Spurgeon - The Beat” Damn. I’ve been reading Tom Spurgeon’s writing on comics since his …

2019-11-14: “Test the Interface · Chris Krycho”

2019-11-13: “The new dot com bubble is here: it’s called online advertising” via @walkley’s …

2019-11-13: “The Web We’ve Made”

2019-11-13: “Adactio: Journal—Third party” “I go to performance-related conferences and you know who I’ve never …

2019-11-13: “A Big, Warm Welcome to Pressbooks’ Newest team members: Carlos, Ho Man, and Başak - Pressbooks” …

2019-11-13: “Some Thoughts about OER Research” “It matters far less which materials students are using than …

2019-11-13: “Bibliography - Selected Books on Design, User eXperience, Mobile, Accessibility & more, by …

2019-11-13: “Swimming Upstream Less”

2019-11-13: “React Hooks vs. Svelte” “Svelte makes our web components as simple as possible, but no simpler.”

2019-11-13: “The most surprising principle of good leadership? Don’t be busy. - Know Your Team - Blog” “If …

2019-11-13: “Basics 7: Daily - Nicholas Bate”

2019-11-13: “Top 9 Remote Work Lessons from AMA with Sara Sutton, CEO and Founder of FlexJobs - Know Your Team - …

2019-11-12: “The Micromobility Mirage - Monday Note”

2019-11-12: Eight years ago Ted Nelson demonstrated his usual foresight in deconstructing modern computing Parts of it are intentionally silly. Many other parts are just true. The safest prediction anywhere …

2019-11-11: “8 Unbelievable Things You Never Knew About Tracking” It strikes me that our web dev stacks as …

2019-11-11: “In Silicon Valley, Hypocrisy is the new normal – On my Om”

2019-11-11: “Your REAL Job - Think Different”

2019-11-11: “Information Foraging: A Theory of How People Navigate on the Web”

2019-11-11: “Do This Now: 8 Ways to Focus your Product Team on Impact, Not Features”

2019-11-11: “JavaScript - 2019 - The Web Almanac by HTTP Archive”

2019-11-10: “Do Publishers Suddenly Hate Libraries?” “Amazon reps have been showing publishers data to portray …

2019-11-09: Apple’s web app for Apple TV has got to be the buggiest initial web app exp. I’ve seen …

2019-11-09: “Teach your tongue to say I don’t know - Austin Kleon”

2019-11-08: “5 essential expectations of a good manager that you should have of yourself - Know Your Team - …

2019-11-08: “They Might Never Tell You It’s Broken - Pointers Gone Wild”

2019-11-08: “Apple Notes and iCloud Syncing: Breaking a Good Thing Badly” Apple should adopt a new motto: “great …

2019-11-08: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Limits to Apple’s Butterfly Keyboard Repair Program” I think it’s pretty …

2019-11-08: “The 2 Most Critical Feedback Loops in Software Development – Codemanship’s Blog”

2019-11-08: The insistence of many in open source that a monopoly/monoculture is okay as long as it’s an …

2019-11-07: I honestly do not recommend trying to migrate to Quebec/Montréal. It’s a nightmare at the …

2019-11-07: “Thoughts on DNS-over-HTTPS - text/plain”

2019-11-07: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Don’t Interrupt the Installation” Ugh.

2019-11-07: “What is a Zettelkasten? · Chris Krycho”

2019-11-07: “England’s ruling pathology; Boarding School Syndrome — Crooked Timber.”

2019-11-07: “Stab a Book, the Book Won’t Die — by Craig Mod” Much better title.

2019-11-07: “aria-label Does Not Translate - Adrian Roselli”

2019-11-07: “Meet “Inclusive Components”, A New Printed Book By Heydon Pickering — Smashing Magazine”

2019-11-06: I’ve updated “The Web Falls Apart” with a note about how I really did mean it when …

2019-11-06: Many don’t seem to have gotten the huge distinction between the web dying (which I don’t think is …

2019-11-06: “What’s The Important Thing, that is powerful enough to override all your deficiencies?”

2019-11-06: “Putting in the Work on Personal Sites – dirtystylus”

2019-11-05: “Apps Built With Electron 6 and 7 Are Currently Being Rejected From the Mac App Store — Pixel Envy” …

2019-11-05: “Different Goals, Different Strategies” ‘As we each become more focused on executing the strategies …

2019-11-05: “Start before you think you’re ready - Austin Kleon”

2019-11-05: “Tech and Liberty – Stratechery by Ben Thompson” Makes the point that the problem with political ads …

2019-11-05: “How to stay motivated in photography — aows” Applies to more than just photography.

2019-11-05: “Compounding time - Signal v. Noise”

2019-11-05: “Author, Audit Thyself!—Marketing Advice from Kilby Blades”

2019-11-05: “Principles for professional front end development - Go Make Things”

2019-11-05: “Media Accounting 101: Books, Appholes & Publications — by Craig Mod” This is a far better …

2019-11-05: “4-Day Workweek Boosted Workers’ Productivity By 40%, Microsoft Japan Says” …

2019-11-05: “What I’ve learned about accessibility in SPAs - Read the Tea Leaves” This is good.

2019-11-05: “No one’s coming. It’s up to us.”

2019-11-05: “AirPods Are a Tragedy - VICE”

2019-11-04: Is it just me or is Safari in iOS 13 extremely buggy? Especially if you have a service worker?

2019-11-04: That feeling when a bug that’s been occupying your day actually turns out to have been a bug …

2019-11-04: The fact that the macOS app store seems to think that half of the apps I use aren’t installed …

2019-11-04: If web dev were a rational job env we’d be seeing much more specialisation—CSS-only …

2019-11-04: This seems interesting: “Announcing Visual Studio Online Public Preview”

2019-11-04: “JavaScript isn’t always available and it’s not the user’s fault by Adam Silver - Designer, London, …

2019-11-04: “What nobody tells you about documentation - Blog - Divio”

2019-11-04: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Subscription Friction” Yet another micropayments proposal. Tech people: the …

2019-11-03: “iOS vs. Android App UI Design: The Complete Guide – Learn UI Design”

2019-11-03: “Are your Web metrics reliable? - Gerry McGovern“

2019-11-03: If I had to pick one book that I think is the most relevant one for our times it would be Joseph …

2019-11-03: “Being Open to Unsettling Changes – Jorge Arango”

2019-11-02: John Cleese has made a few very good videos on management theory over the years, through his company …

2019-11-02: “Fast Path to a Great UX – Increased Exposure Hours” IIRC, a variation on this tactic …

2019-11-01: “The Crumbling of the OpenEd Coalition”

2019-11-01: “Walking Away and the Ethos of Open Source - MOR10”

2019-11-01: That thing where you look at old blog posts and despair. “Why can’t I write like that …

2019-10-31: Shadow DOM is now marginally less unusable than before---still unusable “Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 95” Safari finally has …

2019-10-30: I always get a bit sad when a nice website, full of good writing, doesn’t have an RSS feed. …

2019-10-30: “Nicole Fenton - Words as Material” “Conflicting ideas are one thing—but it’s even harder to talk …

2019-10-30: “Michael Tsai - Blog - No ETAs”

2019-10-30: “inessential: You Choose” Blogging is only as dead as you want it to be.

2019-10-29: “Text Editing Hates You Too – Lord i/o” Text editing is complicated.

2019-10-29: “inessential: No ETAs” “ETAs are very hard to estimate with any amount of accuracy. Even if you …

2019-10-29: “Building awaitable and fluent interfaces in Javascript”

2019-10-29: “Who says Ruby on Rails is dead? - Fiona Voss”

2019-10-29: “CSS Grid”

2019-10-28: “Tether: The Story So Far - Kalzumeus Software” Fascinating story. And it’s extremely worrying how …

2019-10-28: “A Business Case for Dropping Internet Explorer - CSS-Tricks”

2019-10-28: “Everything is Amazing, But Nothing is Ours”

2019-10-28: “Apple, Your Developer Documentation is Garbage · Chris Krycho”

2019-10-27: Here’s another photo from Parc Jarry yesterday that I’m not sure about even though it is …

2019-10-26: The parks here in Montréal are always quite picturesque.

2019-10-26: These both have a bit of a autumn ‘squirrelly’ vibe. I like both but can’t decide which …

2019-10-26: Experimenting a bit with the processing on these. I usually try not to be this heavy-handed.

2019-10-26: “Changes to iOS 13’s Mail Toolbar – Jorge Arango”

2019-10-25: “Q&A with Sam Missingham, The Empowered Author - whitefox”

2019-10-25: “Last impressions first – a flipped approach to web design - Axess Lab” Using the peak-end theory to …

2019-10-25: “The Online Photographer: That Magic Lens”

2019-10-24: “The Quantum Computing Breakthrough + Other Nonsense – On my Om”

2019-10-24: “Enthused about UVA’s New Approach to Gen Ed - Just Visiting” “up against a world where being …

2019-10-23: Unpopular opinion (maybe?): the best soundtrack album for a comics movie is the one Prince did for …

2019-10-23: “What I Like About Writing Styles with Svelte - CSS-Tricks” I’m a huge fan of Svelte.

2019-10-23: “The Horizon of Inquiry - Mule Design Studio - Medium”

2019-10-23: “Infinite Scrolling & Role=Feed Accessibility Issues - Deque”

2019-10-23: “marcus.io · Fata Morganas in Accessibility”

2019-10-23: “Six Reasons Why iOS 13 and Catalina Are So Buggy”

2019-10-22: There aren’t many books that are so good that I have no hesitation in buying the second …

2019-10-22: “Shut Down the Parent Portals: The Dangers of Real-Time Data - Just Visiting”

2019-10-22: “GitHub - evert/ketting: Ketting is a Hypermedia client for javascript” This is very very clever.

2019-10-22: “Using the Platform - Web Performance Consulting - TimKadlec.com”

2019-10-22: “Breaking barriers with your CMS”

2019-10-22: “Why Richard Stallman doesn’t matter” “Folks closest to the FSF community were so myopic about …

2019-10-22: “inessential: SwiftUI Is Still the Future” So many of the things Apple has been shipping lately is …

2019-10-22: “Run End-to-end Tests from Markdown Files - Better world by better software” Basically a way to use …

2019-10-22: “Latest Firefox Brings Privacy Protections Front and Center Letting You Track the Trackers - The …

2019-10-22: “Firefox 70 — a bountiful release for all - Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog”

2019-10-21: “Zimmermann’s Law: PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder Phil Zimmermann on the …

2019-10-21: “Asynchronous Communication: The Real Reason Remote Workers Are More Productive” I honestly miss …

2019-10-21: “Skip level meetings: What they are, and exactly how to run them - Signal v. Noise” If you don’t …

2019-10-20: “How we handle Kiwi.com’s design system with Figma • rojcyk.com”

2019-10-20: “CASE NIGHTMARE BLONDE, Part 2 - Charlie’s Diary” “This is like having a skunk cross the road …

2019-10-20: “Best practices for community engagement – Raph’s Website”

2019-10-19: Why most software is only accidentally useful “What is Value? - Think Different” “In summary, if you are a software supplier, software house, or …

2019-10-19: “What is a Customer? - Think Different”

2019-10-18: “HR policy and performance improvement: are systems to blame? - Personnel Today”

2019-10-18: “How we can make open education more feminist (REPOST) – Zoe Wake Hyde”

2019-10-18: “Other Authors Are Not Your Competition—Marketing Advice from #WDC19”

2019-10-17: “SUPERMAN SMASHES THE KLAN might be DC’s best comic this year - The Beat” This honestly looks …

2019-10-17: “Why Open Must be Feminist (REPOST) – Zoe Wake Hyde”

2019-10-17: GraphQL, fads, and tech fanboyism “What Do You Need to Know About GraphQL? — Postlight — Digital Product Studio” A fair, if a tad too …

2019-10-17: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Catalina Vista” Windows Vista feels like the correct analogy here, except …

2019-10-17: “Fixing a complex system - Alan Cooper - Medium”

2019-10-16: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Catalina System Issues” Hold off on updating to Catalina if you can.

2019-10-16: “Inspiration addiction - DESK Magazine”

2019-10-16: “Style hover, focus, and active states differently - Zell Liew”

2019-10-16: “The WHATWG Blog — Focusing on focus”

2019-10-16: ‘When People Say Students Should Do “More” - Just Visiting’ ‘It has not led to an …

2019-10-16: “Adactio: Journal—The Web Share API in Safari on iOS”

2019-10-16: Both ‘open’ systems I’ve seen so far, open source and open education, are mostly …

2019-10-16: “Designing accessible color systems” This is very clever.

2019-10-15: “The ‘Glass Floor’ Is Keeping America’s Richest Idiots At The Top - HuffPost …

2019-10-15: “Keeping it simple with CSS that scales - Andy Bell”

2019-10-15: “Bear Tips: Note Links are live now, here’s how to use them” I’d like to see more apps offer linking …

2019-10-15: “Cut out everything that’s not surprising - Derek Sivers” Not a hard and fast law but certainly a …

2019-10-15: “Choosing a philosophy for dealing with beggars may be called wisdom, but it could also be …

2019-10-15: “(MacOS) Catalina Crisis – On my Om” Don’t upgrade to Catalina until it’s seen at least one bug fix …

2019-10-15: The file metaphor is fading into the background “Computer Files Are Going Extinct - Technology services are changing our internet …

2019-10-15: ‘Steve Blank Why Companies and Government Do “Innovation Theater” Instead of Actual Innovation’

2019-10-14: “Stability & Speed”

2019-10-14: “SEC blocks the Telegram ICO — what this means, and what happens now - Attack of the 50 Foot …

2019-10-14: “The iPad is an ergonomic disaster for traditional computing work, and needs full pointer support …

2019-10-14: “The World-Wide Work. — Ethan Marcotte”

2019-10-14: “The 5 mistakes you’re likely making in your one-on-one meetings with direct reports - Signal v. …

2019-10-14: It may be autumn but these birds were still around, though.

2019-10-14: I think I may have found my desktop wallpaper image for the season. Leaves, leaves, leaves.

2019-10-14: Montréal was quite picturesque yesterday with a few nice ‘autumn-y’ moments.

2019-10-13: “The wondrous world of CSS counters”

2019-10-13: “Sometimes Things Get Better - Colleen Doran on Patreon”

2019-10-13: “mnot’s blog: How Multiplexing Changes Your HTTP APIs”

2019-10-12: Google tries to pull a fast one on an ad blocker, before back-tracking after complaints As an organisation Google continues to pull stunts on partners and other vendors that undermine the …

2019-10-12: “How DWP used the easy read format to make its content more accessible - Accessibility in …

2019-10-12: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Mail Data Loss in macOS 10.15” Hold off on upgrading

2019-10-12: “Canadian cellular plans are among the highest in the world by an obscene margin” The situation is …

2019-10-11: “Social media and depression” It’s bad.

2019-10-11: Modern Operating systems macOS: We break everything for a few weeks once a year. Just take your summer holiday in the autumn! …

2019-10-11: “The 5 mistakes you’re likely making in your one-on-one meetings with direct reports - Know …

2019-10-11: “The W3C At Twenty-Five — Smashing Magazine”

2019-10-10: “Content as Infrastructure Archives – e-Literate” Thought-provoking series of blog posts on content …

2019-10-10: “Time for a MOOC reckoning - HESA” The punditry got it “massively” wrong, as usual.

2019-10-10: “Our Collective Chinese Conundrum​ – On my Om” “Huawei isn’t a recent problem. It was a problem a …

2019-10-10: ‘The “P” in Progressive Enhancement stands for “Pragmatism” - Andy Bell’

2019-10-10: “Product Team Mistakes, Part 2: Selecting, Estimating, and Prioritizing Features — Users Know” Boy, …

2019-10-10: “Patterns for Practical CSS Custom Properties Use - CSS-Tricks”

2019-10-10: “Drive Innovative Designs Using Experience Visions - Jared M. Spool - Medium”

2019-10-10: “CSS Circles - Cloud Four” Everything you need to know about circles in CSS.

2019-10-10: “Burnout - a long recovery - Andy Bell” I know from personal experience that recovery from burnout …

2019-10-08: “Mark Bernstein: Hypertext And The Age Of Trump” Starting to look more and more like I’ll have to …

2019-10-08: ‘Capturing Luck with “or” instead of “and”’ “The general rule is optionality is strength. When …

2019-10-08: “The China Cultural Clash – Stratechery by Ben Thompson”

2019-10-08: “Tech issues: The myth of inevitable technological progress - Vox” “But the “natural evolution of …

2019-10-08: When the right hand shoots the foot, the left hand blames the opposition It’s really odd to see people on the Chrome team come out so hard against Apple’s WebKit policies …

2019-10-08: “Why I Decided to Revise Just Enough Research - Mule Design Studio - Medium” The first edition was …

2019-10-08: “Practitioners in Businessland - Alan Cooper - Medium”

2019-10-07: “Getting formatted months with vanilla JS - Go Make Things” This is clever.

2019-10-07: “The Intuitive and the Unlearnable - Christina Wodtke - Medium” “Design something that is …

2019-10-07: “Dynamic CSS Components Without JavaScript: Every Layout”

2019-10-07: “3 Keys to Effective Product Roadmapping :: UXmatters”

2019-10-07: “Content Moderation for End-to-End Encrypted Messaging”

2019-10-06: “On Google Reader – Jorge Arango” “So I’m mostly not lamenting the loss of Google Reader’s …

2019-10-06: “Sample Size and the Challenge of Trivial Problems - Blog”

2019-10-06: “Major usability problems require less people to identify - Gerry McGovern - Customer experience …

2019-10-06: “Smoother & sharper shadows with layered box-shadows - Tobias Ahlin”

2019-10-04: Clayton Christensen’s Disruption Theory is being re-evaluated again (which is good) “Disruption Theory is Real, but Wrong – alexdanco.com” This is a decent overview of Clay …

2019-10-04: “Skip level meetings: What they are, and exactly how to run them - Know Your Team - Blog” These are …

2019-10-04: “Code Craft : Part III – Unit Tests are an Early Warning System for Programmers – …

2019-10-04: “Designing a focus style - Zell Liew” (Via @adactio)

2019-10-04: “Editorial Design Patterns With CSS Grid And Named Columns — Smashing Magazine” The CSS grid has …

2019-10-03: Today has felt so much like a Friday. Why isn’t it Friday?

2019-10-03: Feature-oriented development leads to bad products “Gaining a Competitive Advantage with a Solid Experience Vision” “It’s impossible to avoid: …

2019-10-03: “Authentication relation types” This seems like a good idea that solves a pretty common problem.

2019-10-03: “Inspired Design Decisions: Bea Feitler, An Unstoppable Creative Force — Smashing Magazine” This is …

2019-10-03: The most important question to ask after a project “A Framework for Making Better Product Decisions — Users Know” “If you were off on anything - …

2019-10-02: “Where to find the hours to make it happen - Derek Sivers” “It takes many hours to make what you …

2019-10-02: “Bullying – The Red Queen Coder”

2019-10-02: “Code Craft : Part II – Version Control is Seat Belts for Programmers – Codemanship’s Blog”

2019-10-02: “Same-Site Cookies By Default - text/plain” This will make the web more secure but it will break a …

2019-10-01: “Enhancing The Clickable Area Size” I hadn’t seen the ::after trick before.

2019-10-01: “How to be a more productive developer - Go Make Things” All good. The “plan your scripts out on …

2019-10-01: “A Modern CSS Reset - Andy Bell” Sensible, with nice explanations and context.

2019-10-01: “Software as Business and the Passion Project” “From a business perspective, the customer lifetime …

2019-10-01: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Decreasing iOS Information Density” This is one of the many very unfortunate …

2019-10-01: “Five dysfunctions of ‘democratised’ research. Part 4 – Quantitative fallacies – disambiguity”

2019-09-30: “swyx Writing - Why JavaScript Tooling Sucks” This is much more nuanced than the title would …

2019-09-30: “The Online Photographer: ‘Sharp’ Is Subjective”

2019-09-30: “Don’t quote. Make it yours and say it yourself. - Derek Sivers”

2019-09-29: “Testing in Production: the hard parts - Cindy Sridharan - Medium”

2019-09-28: “Apple’s abysmal Mail toolbar design in iOS 13 - Revert to Saved” Why? Why did they do this?

2019-09-28: “How to Begin to Shape Up - Shape Up” Shape Up is probably the most important book on software …

2019-09-28: “Art in the Age of Digital Subscription — Pixel Envy”

2019-09-27: “The ethics of the tools we use - Go Make Things” Tricky questions that I have no answer to but like …

2019-09-27: “My Repo, My House, My Rules - hueniverse” I know people find Eran Hammer abrasive and hard to deal …

2019-09-27: Ugh. I see that I’m back in the land of the crap electric kettles.

2019-09-26: “This simple math hack lets you create an image carousel without any if statements - DEV Community …

2019-09-26: “Libraries no longer guard patron privacy. – Dorothea Salo”

2019-09-26: An Icelandic beer at the airport has become a bit of a departure ritual for me.

2019-09-26: “Into the web multiverse - Christian Heilmann” A very interesting read.

2019-09-26: I see that Google’s browser devs are back at presenting, Apple’s iOS browser policies, the one thing …

2019-09-26: “You Pay (Or Maybe You Don’t): Every Layout” I like this.

2019-09-25: “An Explanation of How the Intersection Observer Watches - CSS-Tricks”

2019-09-25: “My kindergarten story – Daniel Lemire’s blog”

2019-09-25: “Gladwell’s catchphrase factory has shut down – On my Om” “This won’t be the first time Gladwell …

2019-09-25: “Looking back at the Snowden revelations – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering”

2019-09-25: “Writing Is Socializing - Just Visiting”

2019-09-25: “Code Craft’s Value Proposition: More Throws Of The Dice – Codemanship’s Blog” “Evolutionary …

2019-09-24: “Workshops as Portals” This seems clever.

2019-09-24: “Elementary, my dear Watson! or, why secure DNS is a good thing – Dorothea Salo”

2019-09-24: “Why Do Some People Love Reading? - The Atlantic” IMO the best way to get kids to read is to get …

2019-09-24: “iOS 13 - NSHipster” This highlight of the lesser known new API features in iOS hammers home how far …

2019-09-24: “Media Accounting 101: Appholes and Contracts — Roden Explorers Archive” Read this if you’re in …

2019-09-24: “Investigate animation performance with DevTools”

2019-09-24: ‘“Stateless” – You Keep Using That Word… – Codemanship’s Blog’

2019-09-23: “The Tyranny of Hourly”

2019-09-23: “ongoing by Tim Bray · The Cloud and Open Source”

2019-09-23: “The joy and challenge of developing for KaiOS - Read the Tea Leaves”

2019-09-23: “Secrets about People: A Short and Dangerous Introduction to René Girard – alexdanco.com”

2019-09-23: “Billy Joel: American Kayfabe Master – alexdanco.com”

2019-09-23: “WeWTF, Part Deux - No Mercy / No Malice” “We’ve witnessed a halving of journalists since …

2019-09-22: “My father was IBM’s first black software engineer. The racism he fought persists in the …

2019-09-22: “Adactio: Journal—Going offline with microformats”

2019-09-21: “Thinking vs Choosing – The Haystack” via @adactio

2019-09-20: “A Taxonomy of Moats - Reaction Wheel”

2019-09-20: “iPhone 11, iPadOS and iOS 13 for PWAs and web development” iOS support for progressive web apps is …

2019-09-19: “iPhone 11 Pro Camera Review — Austin Mann”

2019-09-19: “Don’t Let Anyone Tell You that You’re Not a ‘Real’ Programmer - DaedTech” …

2019-09-19: I honestly did not realise that mentions on micro.blog would translate over in the Twitter …

2019-09-19: “At Dynamicland, The Building Is The Computer — Carl Tashian” via @adactio

2019-09-19: “A Final Nail in the Coffin for Turnitin? - Just Visiting”

2019-09-19: “When Your Boss Doesn’t Care About Doing the Right Thing”

2019-09-19: “On proposals affecting the privacy of web architecture”

2019-09-18: “A reflection on the departure of RMS - Thomas Bushnell, BSG - Medium”

2019-09-18: “Denial”

2019-09-18: “The Problem With Sugar-Daddy Science - The Atlantic”

2019-09-18: “Where to put buttons on forms by Adam Silver, designer based in London, UK.”

2019-09-18: “Using OAuth with fetch() in vanilla JS - Go Make Things”

2019-09-18: “Don’t sacrifice the right ideas to win the right words - Drew DeVault’s Blog”

2019-09-17: “What is Nonviolence? - Think Different”

2019-09-17: “Beyond Browser Vendors”

2019-09-17: “Poachers turned gamekeepers — Cennydd Bowles”

2019-09-16: “The Consumerism Curse – On my Om”

2019-09-16: The thing I love about svelte is that this Just Works™ This automatically binds a class on a label …

2019-09-16: “Pixels of the Week – September 15, 2019, by Stéphanie Walter - UX designer & Mobile Expert.”

2019-09-16: “The psychology of cheap - Gerry McGovern - Customer experience keynote speaker; user experience …

2019-09-16: “Let’s Stop Killing Students’ Spirits - Just Visiting”

2019-09-15: “Code like you’re writing for… - Simon’s Random Thoughts” Thoughts on the role …

2019-09-15: “A Helpful Guide to Reading Better” This is great.

2019-09-15: “Preference falsification - Wikipedia”

2019-09-15: “Explicit Learning - Stevan Popovic”

2019-09-14: “Laura Klein’s 20/80 feedback: When the design is 20% done, you can tell people they are climbing …

2019-09-14: “Five dysfunctions of ‘democratised’ research. Part 3 – Research as a weapon – disambiguity” So many …

2019-09-14: “Five Habits of Design Thinking – Eleganthack” This is the sort of useful and practical blog post …

2019-09-14: “WebGPU and WSL in Safari - WebKit” Not my wheelhouse but interesting nonetheless.

2019-09-14: “Simplicity (II)”

2019-09-14: “Taking a year to explain computer things - Julia Evans” Exciting. This is going to be interesting …

2019-09-14: “Let the Right One In – Eleganthack”

2019-09-14: “Facing the Great Reckoning Head-On - danah boyd - Medium” “We must hold accountable all who …

2019-09-14: “31 New Features in Camera & Photos in iOS 13 « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks”

2019-09-14: “xkcd: Earth-Like Exoplanet”

2019-09-13: Netflix in Iceland has a tonne of British TV both new and classic. This makes it officially better …

2019-09-13: “Remove Richard Stallman - Selam G. - Medium” Stallman is and has always been sleaze.

2019-09-12: “No More Alarms · Chris Krycho”

2019-09-12: “How long will Apple’s mad science edge last? – On my Om”

2019-09-12: “Two Browsers Walked Into a Scrollbar” One issue I have with current design trends is that obtrusive …

2019-09-12: “On Unacceptable Rooms - Just Visiting”