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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Archive

2022-11-24: “My old Richter scale for system outages, revisited (Interconnected)”

2022-11-23: “LGBTQ+ Icelanders face ‘dehumanising’ new form of abuse – barking”

2022-11-23: “The Perks of a High-Documentation, Low-Meeting Work Culture”

2022-11-22: “Adactio: Links—Word Persons and Web Persons · roytang.net”

2022-11-22: “Word Persons and Web Persons”

2022-11-22: So, I published this yesterday: “Programming is a Pop Culture” …

2022-11-21: “A quick hypothetical situation, or, your crash introduction to the real world – Hi, I’m …

2022-11-21: “Tools for Thought as Cultural Practices, not Computational Objects” Interesting analysis. Honestly, …

2022-11-20: “Don’t specialize, hybridize — Stephan Ango”

2022-11-19: “GitHub Copilot Isn’t Worth the Risk” What she said

2022-11-19: “Web technology optimism hour”

2022-11-18: “WTF is a Framework?” Where I have a go at coming up with a constructive definition of …

2022-11-17: Starting to get distinct “Wired in the early 2000s” vibes from The Verge. (This is not a …

2022-11-16: “Constant churn in a software development team, both among the programmers and designers, is …

2022-11-15: “Inclusion doesn’t come for free with open source software by Amy Hupe, content designer.”

2022-11-15: “Obscure Things Power the Imagination - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-11-14: “Adactio: Links—Jack Rusher ☞ Classic HCI demos”

2022-11-12: “Defensive CSS” Not dug into this but seems useful in concept.

2022-11-12: “Introducing iA Presenter, the story-based presentation app” UI designs from iA are consistently …

2022-11-10: “Browsers, JSON, and FormData - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” FormData is great.

2022-11-10: “Don’t build Cities of Nowhere – Dan Slimmon” Posting this almost entirely for the Le Corbusier …

2022-11-09: “Don’t work with psychopaths. Unless you are a trained therapist. - by Livia Labate - Medium”

2022-11-09: “Dialogs, modality and popovers seem similar. How are they different? - hidde.blog”

2022-11-09: “Mastodon is just blogs” Blogs remain the reference point for federated social media.

2022-11-09: “Position Statement for the 2022 W3C TAG Election – Lea Verou” One of the smartest people in web …

2022-11-09: “What Does The Back/Forward Cache Mean For Site Speed? - DebugBear” From an end user perspective …

2022-11-07: “Adactio: Journal—Negativity bias” View Transition API shipping for both SPAs and MPAs would be a …

2022-11-07: “Is Open Graph Protocol dead? – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2022-11-05: “Adactio: Journal—Time for transitions” I’m a bit conflicted about this. I share his excitement but …

2022-11-04: “Removing the camera overlay icon on images in Microsoft Edge - Christian Heilmann” I absolutely …

2022-11-03: “Privacy as Product”

2022-11-03: “Your compliance obligations under the UK’s Online Safety Bill; or, welcome to hell – Hi, I’m …

2022-11-02: When it comes to all trends digital, I’m less interested in questions like “is it legal?” or “is it …

2022-11-02: “Invasive Diffusion: How one unwilling illustrator found herself turned into an AI model” The AI …

2022-11-01: “Why Musicians & Other Creative Professionals Will Soon Get Their Revenge on the Old Guard” …

2022-11-01: “Don’t remove a fence until you know why it was put up in the first place”

2022-10-31: “Website Fidelity: Browser Perspective - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-10-30: One day I’ll post my blogroll—the blogs I follow regularly—but cleaning up my feed list is a bit of …

2022-10-30: “Blogroll - Max Böck” These are all very good blogs to follow.

2022-10-29: “Getting started with Mastodon”

2022-10-28: “Accessibility in the Fediverse (and Mastodon) · Eric Eggert”

2022-10-28: “Underjord - Complex Systems All The Way Down”

2022-10-28: “Optimize For Nothing - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-10-28: It would be a fulltime job to maintain a blog that does nothing but correct DHH’s misconceptions and …

2022-10-28: “Adobe steals your color”

2022-10-27: “Why does my office smell of sulphur?” Turns around. Sees the open window facing the geothermal park …

2022-10-27: “Scroll to Text Fragments - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” One of my fav new additions to the web stack. Two …

2022-10-27: “Adactio: Links—Programming Portals”

2022-10-27: “Programming Portals” These ideas would not be out of place in the original Smalltalk systems which …

2022-10-27: “The shorter the feedback loop, the better” Excellent point. This applies to product design and …

2022-10-26: “A beginner’s guide to Chrome tracing - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-10-26: “OKLCH in CSS: why we moved from RGB and HSL—Martian Chronicles, Evil Martians’ team blog”

2022-10-26: “How to balance software architecture goals with limited resources”

2022-10-26: “What if the team assumes my functional JavaScript is slow?”

2022-10-25: ‘What “Work” Looks Like - Jim Nielsen’s Blog’

2022-10-25: “WebKit Features in Safari 16.1 - WebKit”

2022-10-24: “Why ‘dark mode’ causes more accessibility issues than it solves - by H Locke - Medium”

2022-10-24: “Strategic and necessary”

2022-10-23: “Style performance and concurrent rendering - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-10-22: “The Shared Element Transition API is FLIPping Cool - Chris Coyier” If there’s one proposal that I …

2022-10-21: “Let’s talk about web components - Brad Frost”

2022-10-21: “The cost of convenience — surma.dev”

2022-10-21: “Seeing vs. Using - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-10-20: “Why We’re Breaking Up with CSS-in-JS - Brad Frost”

2022-10-20: “ConwaysLaw” “Pretty much all the practitioners I favor in Software Architecture are deeply …

2022-10-20: “Bad UX Might Have Just Ruined My Girlfriend’s Career - Simple Thread”

2022-10-20: “We’re drowning - snarfed.org”

2022-10-20: “Adactio: Journal—JavaScript” Against profligate client-side JS.

2022-10-20: “Transferable skills - Chris Coyier”

2022-10-20: “Ro Salarian: iraprince: weird little brain tweak/reframing that…” Good explanation of what …

2022-10-19: That thing where a web app or service doesn’t allow Icelandic characters in names or …

2022-10-18: “Why Rust” I need to find a good excuse to learn Rust.

2022-10-18: “Think About Minsky for a Moment - by Stephanie Kelton”

2022-10-18: “The Proprietary Syndication Formats - Chris Coyier”

2022-10-18: “Monarch”

2022-10-17: “Three baffling claims about AI and machine learning in four days, statistical errors in top …

2022-10-14: “André Staltz - The Myth of Mass Collaboration”

2022-10-14: “Streaming services lost the plot - Jeff Geerling”

2022-10-14: ‘No one is “non-technical” - A Working Library’

2022-10-14: “Upgrading colors to HD on the web – Bram.us”

2022-10-13: “Two JavaScripts”

2022-10-13: “Adactio: Links—Progressively enhance for a more resilient web :: jjenzz”

2022-10-13: “Progressively enhance for a more resilient web :: jjenzz”

2022-10-13: “Adactio: Links—The Web’s Next Transition - Epic Web Dev by Kent C. Dodds”

2022-10-13: “The Web’s Next Transition - Epic Web Dev by Kent C. Dodds”

2022-10-12: “Adactio: Journal—Knowing”

2022-10-12: “Pluralistic: 11 Oct 2022 Trusting (machine learning) trust; The housing market turns (more) toxic – …

2022-10-12: “TBM 46/52: (F)acts, (A)ssumptions, (B)eliefs”

2022-10-12: “Everything in its write place: Cloud storage abstraction with Object Store - Dropbox” An …

2022-10-12: “Wired.com: 20 years later - Stopdesign” One thing I love about RSS feeds is when a blog comes to …

2022-10-11: “Stripe is Paypal circa 2010”

2022-10-10: “Pluralistic: 09 Oct 2022 $100 billion later, autonomous vehicles are still a car-wreck – …

2022-10-10: It’s really annoying when web.dev writes about tech that’s Chrome-only and not on a path towards …

2022-10-10: “Novelty fallacy: why new isn’t always better - Ness Labs”

2022-10-09: “Works as currently designed”

2022-10-09: “Take a Break You Idiot”

2022-10-08: “Why Streaming Doesn’t Pay”

2022-10-08: “Understanding Your System Beats Recruiting People Every Time – Paul Taylor”

2022-10-08: That thing where a blog you followed fifteen years ago, and whose feed is still in your feed reader …

2022-10-08: “5:00am is the enemy” Sleep deprivation is not a sustainable strategy. And one rule of thumb that …

2022-10-08: “Michael Tsai - Blog - iOS Action Discoverability” iOS usability is horrendous. It’s essentially …

2022-10-08: “Adding Components to Eleventy with WebC—zachleat.com” Interesting. Not sure if I would use it but, …

2022-10-07: Always interesting to see somebody evangelise the four day work week who you know for a fact expects …

2022-10-07: “Unless you’re in the mafia, your company isn’t your family - Christian Heilmann”

2022-10-05: “Descriptive engineering: not just for post-mortems – Dan Slimmon”

2022-10-05: That thing where you think all of the “State of..” surveys are quite misguided but feel obligated to …

2022-10-02: Hveragerði in a nutshell

2022-10-01: “Reading Notes, September 2022 - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-10-01: “The Demise of the Mildly Dynamic Website”

2022-09-30: “Five Types of Links - Jorge Arango”

2022-09-30: “Few People Get Promoted For Asking Difficult Questions – Paul Taylor”

2022-09-29: “Debut - Sonic Symbolism • Mailchimp Presents” Gonna have to give this a listen. Björk digs into …

2022-09-29: “The Quietus - Features - Anniversary - Into The Pre-Gap: Forty Years Of The CD”

2022-09-28: “Ships have feelings - A Working Library”

2022-09-28: “Let Go of the Learning Baggage - Farnam Street”

2022-09-28: Why are designers obsessed with hiding stuff on web pages? Scrolling works! Just let me scroll the …

2022-09-27: “Introducing workerd: the Open Source Workers runtime” While their recent “our CEO …

2022-09-27: Current operating theory: if your app truly needs to be offline-first then you should go all the way …

2022-09-27: “Outdated vs. Complete”

2022-09-26: “Marco’s Rule (Expanded) — Sympolymathesy, by Chris Krycho”

2022-09-25: “ImperialViolet - Passkeys” How to implement passkey support from scratch. Looking forward to this …

2022-09-25: “The Patchability of the Open Web”

2022-09-24: “Stable Diffusion Based Image Compression” Interesting application of ML-generative art. Trying to …

2022-09-23: “The sum of all knowledge - Christian Heilmann”

2022-09-23: “The New Sport of Misrepresenting AI Criticism”

2022-09-22: Nice autumn day.

2022-09-22: A rule of thumb of mine that’s absolute certainly completely unfair, but has served me over …

2022-09-22: “Introducing LiteFS · Fly” This looks interesting

2022-09-22: “Moving With Prototypes - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-09-22: “Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 154 - WebKit” “Enabled Scroll To Text Fragment by …

2022-09-21: “You don’t want to be on Cloudflare’s naughty list - Ctrl blog”

2022-09-21: “Consenting to decisions - A Working Library”

2022-09-20: “Doubt explanations - Derek Sivers” “Stop asking people for explanations, and ignore the ones …

2022-09-20: “Trajectory - by Dorian Taylor - The Making of Making Sense”

2022-09-20: “Opinion - We warned Google that people might believe AI was sentient. Now it’s happening. - The …

2022-09-19: “Thoughts on Print Equation Layout” Linked to this earlier but it deserves another push: on maths …

2022-09-19: “Accidental Dismissal of Overlays: A Common Mobile Usability Problem”

2022-09-19: “Playacting genius: the performative logic of reasoning from first principles – Baldur Bjarnason” I …

2022-09-19: “Form, function, and the giant gulf between drawing a picture and understanding the world”

2022-09-18: “squoze - family of fast, reversible unicode hashes”

2022-09-18: “Font Family and supports - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-09-18: “Thoughts on Print Equation Layout” Interesting essay that’s ostensibly about maths layout on the …

2022-09-18: “Doing the Work. How to Write When You Suck - by Cory Doctorow - Sep, 2022 - Medium”

2022-09-17: A loooot of people are confusing “reasons from first principles” with “fast …

2022-09-16: ‘Spotting Misinformation in “Studies Have Shown” – Chelsea Troy’

2022-09-16: “If A Third Of What We Do Is Waste – Why Can’t We See It? – Paul Taylor” If a post in my feed cites …

2022-09-16: “Performance is the Moat » Mike Industries”

2022-09-16: “Against Superficial Simplicity - Jorge Arango”

2022-09-16: “Replit - History++ - A Better Way to Do Versioning” Interesting experiment. It seems to use OTs, …

2022-09-15: “A new collaboration with Adobe” So, let’s hope that as far as you’re …

2022-09-15: “Comments - Did GoogleAI Just Snooker One of Silicon Valley’s Sharpest Minds?”

2022-09-14: “We Spoke With the Last Person Standing in the Floppy Disk Business – Eye on Design” This was more …

2022-09-13: “Always time for the important things in life – Burningbird”

2022-09-13: The responses on Twitter to The Verge’s redesign are like from a parallel universe. The tech …

2022-09-13: I see that The Verge has decided it doesn’t like having readers. Chaotic and unreadable front …

2022-09-12: “The details and summary elements, again - scottohara.me”

2022-09-12: “Take Care of Your Blog”

2022-09-11: “Quality Is Systemic - Jacob Kaplan-Moss” Comes with the obligatory Deming citation

2022-09-11: “Adactio: Links—Giving your future self a little credit with progressive enhancement - Blog - Pixo - …

2022-09-11: “Giving your future self a little credit with progressive enhancement - Blog - Pixo - Apps, …

2022-09-09: A common factor in most of the so-called “zero configuration” and “easy to …

2022-09-09: “The self-fulfilling prophecy of React - Josh Collinsworth blog” “React keeps getting …

2022-09-09: “Paged.js — Paged Break, the long overdue update” This has worked well for PDF generation for me in …

2022-09-08: “Lightning CSS” I have no idea what this library is like but I’m enjoying this aesthetic

2022-09-08: “Adactio: Links—What it’s like working with an editor”

2022-09-08: “What it’s like working with an editor”

2022-09-06: “Why your website should work without Javascript. - endtimes.dev”

2022-09-06: “Meet Understanding Privacy, A New Smashing Book By Heather Burns — Smashing Magazine”

2022-09-06: “Why Are We Adding Another Modal?: The ripple effects of including software developers in product …

2022-09-06: “Generating an EPUB File in the Browser” I got something like this working in 2015 for a project. …

2022-09-05: ‘“Writing an app is like coding for LaserDisc” – Terence Eden’s Blog’

2022-09-05: It’s shaping up to be the warmest day of the year here in Hveragerði, Iceland. The thermometer …

2022-09-05: “The super-rich ‘preppers’ planning to save themselves from the apocalypse” This was as depressing a …

2022-09-05: Browsing my morning feeds and between statements along the lines of “language models are …

2022-09-05: “After self-hosting my email for twenty-three years I have thrown in the towel. The oligopoly has …

2022-09-04: “You Paid for Your Tech but You Don’t Really Own It – Review Geek” “A Large Part of the Problem is …

2022-09-03: “Be good-argument-driven, not data-driven - Richard Marmorstein”

2022-09-03: “Lessons learned from the Wayback Machine – Burningbird”

2022-09-03: “Statement on Stable Diffusion” Some of the things you seem to be able to generate when running on …

2022-09-03: “Spreading the Disease and Selling the Cure – Krebs on Security” “The sad truth is that most booter …

2022-09-02: “Cloudflare protests over Kiwi Farms customer - Protocol”

2022-09-02: “Intent to Prototype: OriginPrivateFileSystem” When Firefox ships this we’ll have a full set. I’ve …

2022-09-02: “The ancient fabric that no one knows how to make - BBC Future” I’m a bit obsessed with lost tech …

2022-09-02: “Meet the CSS highlight pseudos - delan azabani”

2022-09-02: “Five Things: September 1, 2022”

2022-09-02: “The Money Is In All The Wrong Places - Defector” Nobody ever seems to believe me when I tell them …

2022-09-02: “Validating HTML - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-09-01: “American Publishing is Rooted in Theft - by Anne Trubek”

2022-09-01: “Why Is A British Baroness Drafting California Censorship Laws? - Techdirt” This is not good.

2022-08-31: “The End of Professional Photography”

2022-08-31: “Adactio: Links—Folk Interfaces”

2022-08-31: “Folk Interfaces”

2022-08-31: “Exploring 12 Million of the 2.3 Billion Images Used to Train Stable Diffusion’s Image …

2022-08-30: Techies continue to be unable distinguish between a bundle of garbage code and a sentient mind. A …

2022-08-30: “Forget Crypto, Blockchain, NFTs, and web3: The Next Phase of the Web is defined by AI Generation - …

2022-08-29: “Landing Page - Alpha” This looks promising. I loved my alphasmart back in the day.

2022-08-28: “Pixels of the Week – August 28, 2022 by Stéphanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.”

2022-08-28: “Janet Jackson had the power to crash laptop computers - The Old New Thing”

2022-08-27: “How to Avoid Misplacing Things - Jorge Arango”

2022-08-27: “What happened when we disabled Google AMP at Tribune Publishing? Shockingly little. So you should …

2022-08-25: The fact that most software developers seem to not only think that death marches are inevitable but …

2022-08-25: “Why your website should be under 14kB in size - endtimes.dev”

2022-08-25: “Twitter Whistleblowing Report Actually Seems To Confirm Twitter’s Legal Argument, While Pretending …

2022-08-24: “Adactio: Journal—Work ethics” Also, just noodling around is work as well. It creates the space …

2022-08-24: “Adactio: Journal—Work ethics” Also, sometimes just noodling around is work. It creates the space …

2022-08-22: Have an offline-first thingamabob I’m working on (so client-rendered out of necessity) and …

2022-08-21: “The Tools Don’t Matter: Why are product managers so obsessed with tools?”

2022-08-19: “‘I got really grounded and loved it’: how grief, going home and gabber built Björk’s new album - …

2022-08-19: “All communication is lossy - A Working Library”

2022-08-19: “The web is a harsh manager - daverupert.com” “I’d argue for a “CSS Engineer” title, someone who …

2022-08-19: “Does Bionic Reading actually work? We timed over 2,000 readers and the results might surprise you” …

2022-08-18: So, what are the odds that node vs deno vs bun is going to play out along the old “familiarity …

2022-08-18: “Files That Change Together Should Stick Together”

2022-08-18: I’m guessing that if the health effects of leaded petrol were just being discovered today, our …

2022-08-17: Perennially relevant to software dev: ‘I’m so totally impressed at this Way New …

2022-08-17: “Instagram, TikTok, and the Three Trends – Stratechery by Ben Thompson” Lot of poorly founded …

2022-08-16: “Rust in Perspective — linusw”

2022-08-16: “Hacking the terrorist timepiece - Interaction Magic”

2022-08-16: “Daring Fireball: The Fit and Finish of the All-New System Settings on MacOS 13” Appreciate Apple …

2022-08-16: “A Well-Known Links Resource - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-08-15: “Big Changes Ahead for Deno” Not quite sure what I think about this.

2022-08-15: I’m trying to figure out whether markdown or HTML should be the primary notes format for …

2022-08-14: “The open source paradox - ”

2022-08-14: According to the authorities 17 people needed assistance from rescue squads yesterday at the …

2022-08-14: “10 Observations on Tragedy in a Digital Age - by Ted Gioia” “the tragic protagonists of our own …

2022-08-13: 18 people needed assistance from rescue teams at the eruption site yesterday according to the …

2022-08-13: “Things You Can And Can’t Do - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-08-13: “Breaking apart the monolith · GitHub” Interesting outline of the problem. It kind of glosses over …

2022-08-13: That thing where you read an ‘influencer’ see the exact same situation as you, outline exactly the …

2022-08-12: “Litestream backups for Datasette Cloud (and weeknotes)”

2022-08-11: “Adactio: Journal—Democratising dev” People keep assuming there is no middle ground between no …

2022-08-11: “Let websites framebust out of native apps - Holovaty.com” We need this.

2022-08-10: According to officials almost 2000 tourists disregarded the safety closure of the eruption site over …

2022-08-10: Maybe what’s needed for websites and web apps is a kind of Prepper Web Dev? Code that assumes …

2022-08-10: Browsing through social media today and I see that it’s still the norm in tech to think that …

2022-08-06: That thing where you find an article that’s interesting. A decent read certainly. But it has a …

2022-08-05: “Adactio: Links—Douglas Engelbart - Hidden Heroes”

2022-08-05: “Douglas Engelbart - Hidden Heroes” Back when I was teaching interactive media I used to make …

2022-08-04: So, the fact that tour guides have been taking tourists by the thousands on a 17km hike, over …

2022-08-04: “The anomaly of cheap complexity”

2022-08-04: “s12e44: Yet Another DALL·E-related Reckon”

2022-08-02: Iceland living: overall quite nice. Closer to family: overall good. Manageable subarctic heatwaves. …

2022-08-02: I’ve said this before, but it’s kind of interesting how common it is for US-based ‘influencers’ on …

2022-08-02: “Navigate, don’t search - thesephist.com”

2022-08-01: “Just hit publish - Marco Heine - Freelance Web Developer”

2022-08-01: Typescript is quite useful most of the time I still regularly run into the situation where the types …

2022-08-01: “Open-Source Security: How Digital Infrastructure Is Built on a House of Cards - Lawfare”

2022-07-31: “Reading Notes, July 2022 - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” Bunch of good links in this one.

2022-07-31: “The future needs files – Scott Jenson”

2022-07-31: “The cost of opinion – Dimitri Glazkov”

2022-07-31: “When Leaders Talk About Innovation, Always Be Sceptical – Paul Taylor”

2022-07-30: “What is Refactoring? - The Code Whisperer”

2022-07-29: “On disavowing sexual assault – Going Medieval” In the context of recent statements by those making …

2022-07-28: Back when I was working in the publishing crowdfunding scene, I was trying to explain what it was to …

2022-07-28: “GitHub - cloudflare/svg-hush”

2022-07-27: “SQLite Internals: Pages & B-trees · Fly”

2022-07-27: The web I experience as a user is a slog. But browsers are fast JS engines themselves are high …

2022-07-26: “The (Mostly) Complete Unicode Spiral – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2022-07-25: TIL: const response = new Response(readableStream); const blob = await response.body(); …will …

2022-07-24: “TBM 31/52: Those Pesky Question-Askers - by John Cutler”

2022-07-23: “Potential fabrication in research images threatens key theory of Alzheimer’s disease - Science - …

2022-07-22: “Fixing the UK’s Online Safety Bill, part 0: no, it’s not fixable. – Hi, I’m Heather Burns”

2022-07-22: “Four Comments on Netflix’s _Persuasion_”

2022-07-21: “Adactio: Journal—Subscribing to newsletters” This. Every major newsletter platform automatically …

2022-07-20: “Finding Stuff to Write About - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-07-20: “Soft Deletion Probably Isn’t Worth It — brandur.org”

2022-07-18: “A practical guide to changing code so you can understand it: Automated refactoring tools basics”

2022-07-18: “Peering into the accessibility of Dark Mode - by Dora Cee - UX Collective” “Whether you use Light …

2022-07-17: “Not Too Late”

2022-07-16: What does “vanilla JS” mean to people? Does it mean JS with no dependencies (write everything …

2022-07-16: “Help Me Help You: A Guide to Asking for Help - Kitty Giraudel”

2022-07-16: It’s kind of remarkable how lower my computing requirements are now that I don’t use Slack. Memory …

2022-07-15: Kind of impressive how useful it is, when you’re working on something complex, to regularly …

2022-07-15: “The New Numbers on Music Consumption Are Very Ugly”

2022-07-15: “Giving a Shit as a Service - Allen Pike”

2022-07-15: “Perceived affordances and the functionality mismatch - Tink - Léonie Watson”

2022-07-15: “Colors don’t solve problems”

2022-07-15: “The week the open web won – Hi, I’m Heather Burns”

2022-07-14: “What is the best way to mark up an exclusive button group? – Lea Verou”

2022-07-13: “Distraction-free writing environment” is not something an app can deliver. Everything in a writing …

2022-07-13: “The CSS behind Figma - Ahmad Shadeed” Lot’s of interesting tactics there.

2022-07-12: Idle thought of the day: if you assume that environmental crises, political instability, and …

2022-07-12: “Activation - macwright.com”

2022-07-12: “In Praise of Shadows” Essay on photography in a weirdo format. If you’re like me and the title …

2022-07-11: Life’s too short to debate the absurd opinions of web dev influencers on social media.

2022-07-11: “Your compliance obligations under the UK’s Online Safety Bill; or, welcome to hell” Got to hope …

2022-07-11: “Good Managers Write Good - Stay SaaSy”

2022-07-10: “The Fediverse can be pretty toxic”

2022-07-10: “Maintaining Software Correctness”

2022-07-10: “My Office Space - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-07-08: “New Covid subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 are the most contagious yet – and driving Australia’s third …

2022-07-08: “It’s Mid-2022 and Browsers (Mostly Safari) Still Break Accessibility via Display Properties — …

2022-07-07: “How to to Clean Our Indoor Air Properly Against COVID-19 - Time”

2022-07-06: ‘“Magic links” can end up in Bing search results — rendering them useless.’ This is not …

2022-07-05: “Cory Doctorow: The Swerve – Locus Online”

2022-07-05: “I don’t care how you web dev; I just need more better web apps” Published this yesterday. We …

2022-07-04: MBAs and wage stagnation - Going to business school makes you a dick - by Cory Doctorow - Jun, 2022 …

2022-07-02: “Software Over Time - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-06-30: “The time horizon outlook: an alternative to technical debt – Dan Slimmon”

2022-06-29: “Color.js Released • Chris Lilley”

2022-06-29: “Releasing Color.js: A library that takes color seriously – Lea Verou”

2022-06-29: “Complexity”

2022-06-29: “Pluralistic: 28 Jun 2022 – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow” On the deterioration of web …

2022-06-28: “One Foot Tsunami: The Wonk-Eyed Bonus Pig Shall Not Be Forgotten”

2022-06-27: “SPAs: theory versus practice - Read the Tea Leaves” Nolan consistently writes blog posts that I …

2022-06-27: “How we built a $1M ARR open source SaaS - Plausible Analytics”

2022-06-27: “DOC — The vanishing designer”

2022-06-26: Random COVID-fogged thought of the day: machine learning-based generative art (like that of DALL-E …

2022-06-25: “Random notes around service workers development and testing · mmazzarolo.com”

2022-06-25: “When You Should Prefer Map Over Object In JavaScript”

2022-06-25: ‘Part 2 of 2, of “In defense of blocks for local scopes”’

2022-06-24: “I’m not saying that all those ‘underground fringes’ that Anderson celebrated have …

2022-06-23: “GitHub Copilot and open source laundering” “leveraging this platform for this move is a deep …

2022-06-23: “Adactio: Articles—In And Out Of Style”

2022-06-23: “Style scoping versus shadow DOM: which is fastest? - Read the Tea Leaves” Love these sort of …

2022-06-23: “Achievement Unlocked: Intent to Mathify”

2022-06-23: “Doing Well - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-06-22: Fuck. I’ve finally caught covid after avoiding it for over two years. Picked it up from my dad who …

2022-06-22: “Text-overflow: ellipsis considered harmful · Eric Eggert” Like all “considered harmful” essays, it …

2022-06-22: “What will a Chromium-only Web look like?” Paints a pretty dire picture.

2022-06-20: “FIDO passkeys are an existential threat to fintech startups” This is your regular reminder that US …

2022-06-19: Every time I see somebody use the word “seminal” unironically in a blog post or article I flashback …

2022-06-17: “The cost of convenience — surma.dev”

2022-06-17: Hæ hó jibbíjei og jíbbíjei, það er kominn sautjándi júní youtu.be/ZVHVZMYWC…

2022-06-17: “Pop-ups are dead, long live pop-ups: or, the bait-and-switch hidden in today’s cookie announcement …

2022-06-16: “Not cancelled – Bigmouth Strikes Again”

2022-06-16: “How to make absolutely any app look like a macOS app — Martian Chronicles, Evil Martians’ team …

2022-06-16: “Goodbye Ed-tech, and Good Riddance”

2022-06-15: “Dialogs and shadow DOM: can we make it accessible? - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-06-15: “Reading the news is the new smoking - by Adam Mastroianni” One day I’ll manage to quit reading the …

2022-06-12: “What does it mean when an AI fails?”

2022-06-10: “The collapse of complex software - Read the Tea Leaves” Must read blog post of the week.

2022-06-10: “The Spam Has Arrived - Miriam Eric Suzanne” Tackbacks, pingbacks, webmentions—they all seem to …

2022-06-09: “RFC 9205 - Building Protocols with HTTP”

2022-06-09: “Why Ventura System Settings is bad, Part 2”

2022-06-08: Every time I take another look at Shared Element Transitions the more convinced I get that …

2022-06-08: People who spread Wired Mag’s ‘scary accurate predictions’ from 1997 are giving …

2022-06-08: “Why Ventura System Settings is bad” macOS used to have a substantial UX advantage over other OSes. …

2022-06-08: “Alrighty Then — Pixel Envy” “They lack the visual clarity and integrity of great Mac software.”

2022-06-07: “A New Definition of HTTP”

2022-06-05: “Pop Culture Has Become an Oligopoly - by Adam Mastroianni” Not convinced by the cited causes but …

2022-06-04: “How much research is just enough research? How much is too much?”

2022-06-03: Yesterday I published “On online collaboration and our obligations as makers of …

2022-06-02: “The tech tool carousel - Andy Bell”

2022-06-01: “Keyboard-Only Scrolling Areas — Adrian Roselli”

2022-05-31: “Adactio: Journal—Re-evaluating technology”

2022-05-29: Midnight sun

2022-05-28: “Reading Notes, May 2022 - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-05-28: “You should be reading academic computer science papers - Stack Overflow Blog”

2022-05-28: “Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable · Caffeinspiration”

2022-05-27: “The Case for Design Engineers - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-05-27: “Learnings from 5 years of tech startup code audits - Ken Kantzer’s Blog”

2022-05-26: “Smaller is better (The rise, fall, and rise of flat file software) - Wilcosky”

2022-05-26: “More thoughts on SPAs - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-05-24: “My Stance on Toxicity About Programming Languages - Xe”

2022-05-24: I’ve never understood the view I sometimes hear from Americans that increased customer rights and …

2022-05-23: “Ghost 5.0” What are people’s impressions of Ghost these days? I seem to recall …

2022-05-22: “The balance has shifted away from SPAs - Read the Tea Leaves” What can I say except that I totally, …

2022-05-22: ‘”Disregard the Words” - Internet Blue’

2022-05-21: “Experimental: components - Playwright” Looks useful. Thought quite weird that it does not seem to …

2022-05-21: “The startup slump may be a blessing in disguise” Gonna see a lot of acquihires or crypto pivots in …

2022-05-21: “Deep Dive into Text Wrapping and Word Breaking / Coder’s Block”

2022-05-20: “A Return to Analog — The Focus Course”

2022-05-19: “Glitch acquired by cloud service provider Fastly” I have confessed to an anti-Glitch …

2022-05-19: “Readability: The Optimal Line Length – Articles – Baymard Institute”

2022-05-18: “Hog Bay Software – Bike: Tool for thought” I’d definitely try this out if I were still a macOS …

2022-05-17: “The Surprising Truth About Pixels and Accessibility: should I use pixels or rems?”

2022-05-17: So, turns out Joe Lycett and Bill Bailey were in my neck of woods (I live in Hveragerði) this …

2022-05-17: Yesterday, I published “The different kinds of notes” Which would be the post where I …

2022-05-17: “More common accessibility issues that you can fix today”

2022-05-16: “The Blanc Media 8-Week Work Cycle with Sabbaticals — The Focus Course” I know of a few companies …

2022-05-16: “GitHub - yisibl/resvg-js: A high-performance SVG renderer and toolkit, powered by Rust based resvg …

2022-05-14: “Angelheaded Hipsters Burning for the Ancient Heavenly Connection” On Twitter.

2022-05-13: It’s beginning to look a bit like spring around here.

2022-05-13: “Test in many browsers - hidde.blog” I’ve been using Playwright to test in multiple browser engines …

2022-05-12: “Adactio: Links—The Demise of the Mildly Dynamic Website”

2022-05-12: “The CADT Model” “Let’s call it the “Cascade of Attention-Deficit Teenagers” …

2022-05-12: “The Demise of the Mildly Dynamic Website” I have some thoughts on this.

2022-05-10: “The Case Against Collaboration – Paul Taylor”

2022-05-10: I’m beginning to think that complex note-taking systems that supposedly make you smarter …

2022-05-10: ‘A simple string of “and”s seems to crash Google Docs pages - Engadget’

2022-05-10: “Questions for a new technology. - Kellan Elliott-McCrea”

2022-05-10: “A Management Maturity Model for Performance - Infrequently Noted”

2022-05-08: “Reflections on software performance - Made of Bugs”

2022-05-08: “Xilem: an architecture for UI in Rust - Raph Levien’s blog”

2022-05-07: Posted this yesterday: “What I learned about markdown from interviewing a bunch of …

2022-05-07: “Pinboard vs. Raindrop: Two bookmark apps enter… – Dorothea Salo”

2022-05-04: “In Defence of the Single Page Application” Actual LOL.

2022-05-04: “JavaScript Containers” A year old but gives a bit of insight into what Deno is trying …

2022-05-04: “Contextual Spacing For Intrinsic Web Design - Modern CSS Solutions”

2022-05-04: “Postmark has been acquired by ActiveCampaign - Wildbit” Acquisitions are always worrying.

2022-05-04: “You Don’t Need A UI Framework — Smashing Magazine”

2022-05-03: ‘About using “the platform”’ Google’s rhetoric has created the misconception that …

2022-05-03: “Web Scraping via Javascript Runtime Heap Snapshots - Adrian Cooney’s Blog” Just… wow.

2022-05-01: “Hard to work with. - Irrational Exuberance” Not entirely sure I know what to think about this. Some …

2022-04-29: “Chromium Blog: Chrome 102” AccessHandle, an API for faster file- and worker-based persistence is …

2022-04-28: “Exploring the SameSite cookie attribute for preventing CSRF”

2022-04-28: “Adactio: Journal—Suspicion” Jeremy goes over some of the responses to his post on web dev trust.

2022-04-28: “Trusting Browsers - Jim Nielsen’s Blog” A response to Jeremy Keith’s post on the lack of trust …

2022-04-27: “Adactio: Journal—Trust” This trust dynamic, where devs mistrust built-in browser features (which …

2022-04-27: “Forget Passwords! - by Dorian Taylor”

2022-04-26: There are few things about modern productivity that I dislike more than the Google Docs model of …

2022-04-26: “Michael Tsai - Blog - App Store Removing Old Apps That Still Work” An overview of Apple’s latest …

2022-04-25: “Progressively Enhanced Builds - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-04-25: “Best Font for Online Reading: No Single Answer” It depends, basically.

2022-04-23: “Progressive Enhancement and HTML Forms: use FormData – Bram.us”

2022-04-22: “Age of Invention: Myth-busting Innovation Prizes”

2022-04-21: “Brief Note on Buttons, Enter, and Space — Adrian Roselli”

2022-04-20: “You Don’t Hate Mocks; You Hate Side-Effects - The Code Whisperer”

2022-04-20: “The Front-End Developer’s Guide to the Terminal”

2022-04-20: “Organize your CSS declarations alphabetically – Eric Bailey” Not really convinced but the argument …

2022-04-20: “Ordering CSS Declarations - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-04-19: ‘“Best Practice” is not a reason to do something – Chelsea Troy’

2022-04-19: “Principles for hiring engineers with Jacob Kaplan-Moss (The Changelog #479) -> Changelog” The …

2022-04-19: “Annual Performance Reviews Ruin Everything - by Elizabeth Ayer - Apr, 2022 - Medium”

2022-04-16: “My Cease & Desist from AudioEye — Adrian Roselli” Intimidating accessibility professionals …

2022-04-16: “Daring Fireball: 30 Years of BBEdit Not Sucking” Great app. Great documentation which has some of …

2022-04-15: “How we lost 54k GitHub stars – HTTPie blog”

2022-04-15: “Adactio: Journal—Declarative design”

2022-04-15: “Why We Need to Start Seeing the Classical World in Color”

2022-04-14: “Errors are constructed, not discovered”

2022-04-13: “DALL-E, the Metaverse, and Zero Marginal Content” One day I’ll read a deep analysis of the social, …

2022-04-13: So that’s two blogs so far today that I’ve found to be very intereseting but will probably never …

2022-04-13: “Using the platform by Elise Hein”

2022-04-13: “How good code dies - nilsnh.no”

2022-04-13: “The Wrong Abstraction — Sandi Metz” “duplication is far cheaper than the wrong abstraction”

2022-04-13: “Write Libraries, Not Frameworks - Brandon’s Website” “Frameworks’ key trait is that …

2022-04-13: “Innovating beyond libraries and frameworks - nilsnh.no” A lot of libraries and frameworks are …

2022-04-13: “BBEdit at 30 – Six Colors” Amazing app. One of the many apps I miss from being a mac user. (I won’t …

2022-04-13: “A list of new(ish) command line tools”

2022-04-12: “The startup employee grinder”

2022-04-12: “Is my advice too mercenary?” “I think many people, especially those newer to the working world, …

2022-04-12: “Meta Problems and Where to Find Them – Accidentally in Code”

2022-04-11: “To make something simple, make it predictable - by A Vora”

2022-04-09: “The struggle of using native emoji on the web - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-04-08: “Why Literate Programming Might Help You Write Better Code – The New Stack”

2022-04-07: Funny how everywhere I turn online, I read articles telling me that I’m not a designer or not a …

2022-04-05: “Why Netflix Should Sell Ads – Stratechery by Ben Thompson” Counterpoint: Netflix’s unique content …

2022-04-05: “The Squeaky Blog - Why we don’t use a staging environment” I know of a few that do this. With …

2022-04-05: “Exit Interviews Are a Trap - Jacob Kaplan-Moss” Good advice.

2022-04-04: “There’s no way to report spam on Google Drive – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2022-04-03: “Which Kinds of Tests Should I Write? - The Code Whisperer”

2022-04-02: “Time lies - Technovia” The “good old times” were almost universally awful.

2022-03-31: “Making the world’s fastest website, and other mistakes - DEV Community”

2022-03-31: “Reading Notes, March 2022 - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2022-03-31: “My guiding principles after 20 years of programming - by Alex Ewerlöf - Medium”

2022-03-31: “Adactio: Links—Carousels: No one likes you - Joni Halabi”

2022-03-31: “Carousels: No one likes you - Joni Halabi”

2022-03-31: “Semverflation: a new software metric proposal—zachleat.com” I like it.

2022-03-30: “Architecture Decision Records help you, your team, and future teams”

2022-03-28: “Understanding Layout Algorithms” This is a really, really good explanation of CSS’s fundamental …

2022-03-28: “Adactio: Links—Artifice and Intelligence”

2022-03-28: “Artifice and Intelligence”

2022-03-28: “Weeknotes: datasette-auth0”

2022-03-28: That thing where services position themselves as NFT/crypto adjacent without actually shipping a …

2022-03-27: “Do you want me to leave the Apple ecosystem?”

2022-03-27: “Streaming TV services: stop being as awful as the tech you replaced - Stuff” Why are these apps so …

2022-03-25: “Conference talk: WordPress’s role in a changing web + my retirement from open source – Hi, I’m …

2022-03-25: “Russian plugin, go fuck yourself – Hi, I’m Heather Burns” Think this is the third of Heather Burns’ …

2022-03-24: “Using bound functions to unit test EcmaScript Modules – Aral Balkan”

2022-03-24: “How Eugenics Shaped Statistics - Nautilus - Science Connected”

2022-03-24: “On Rigor, White Supremacy, and Occam’s Razor - avdi.codes”

2022-03-24: “On Racialized Tech Organizations and Complaint: A Goodbye to Google - by Alex Hanna - Feb, 2022 - …

2022-03-22: Really tired of micro.blog’s repeated cross-posting failures. That’s literally …

2022-03-22: Occasionally I’m tempted to set up a newsletter called “Don’t Read This” …

2022-03-22: “Okta hack puts thousands of businesses on high alert - The Verge” Okta owns Auth0, so quite a few …

2022-03-21: “Fyrstu heiðlóurnar komnar til landsins” Very important news.

2022-03-20: “That’s 6 search results for 6 screens, interrupted by an impossible amount of distractions, …

2022-03-20: “His software sang the words of God. Then it went silent.” This an amazing heartfelt story about a …

2022-03-19: “Yes, the UK is trying to Brexit the Internet – Hi, I’m Heather Burns” What Heather said.

2022-03-18: “Why I Prefer Makefiles Over package.json Scripts for Node.js Projects” I’ve started doing this as …

2022-03-18: “Packages with high download numbers that nobody wanted to install - Stefan Judis Web Development” …

2022-03-18: “Is Digital Bureaucracy Making Us Less Productive? – Paul Taylor”

2022-03-18: “A quick take on three pretty terrifying changes to the Online Safety Bill – Hi, I’m Heather Burns” …

2022-03-17: “How to do what’s right without starting World War III - A conversation with historian …

2022-03-17: “A case for CSS-Like Languages”

2022-03-17: “SpeedCurve - Ten years of page bloat: What have we learned?”

2022-03-16: “The mermaid is taking over Google search in Norway - ALEXSKRA” This outfit seems to be taking over …

2022-03-16: Is it just me or have Google’s results for non-English searches declined even further? A good …

2022-03-15: “Why is it so hard to buy things that work well?” Most products don’t actually work well, esp. …

2022-03-14: “Sooner, Not Faster: Revisited (and Intensified)”

2022-03-11: It’s a bit funny to me how the XML ecosystem, so loathed by web devs at the time, offered a lot of …

2022-03-11: “Make it boring”

2022-03-09: “WebGPU — All of the cores, none of the canvas — surma.dev” Interesting in a “read again in a couple …

2022-03-09: “Hope for the Future”

2022-03-08: Typos typos typos everywhere. Ugh. Need more coffee.

2022-03-08: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Mac Software Stagnation” This gathers some of the recent discussion on Mac …

2022-03-08: “A sysadmin’s rant about feed readers and crawlers” Unfortunately tyhis, isn’t new. I remember …

2022-03-07: “JavaScript naming conflicts: How existing code can force proposed features to be renamed” JS’s …

2022-03-07: “Adactio: Journal—A bug with progressive web apps on iOS” This is exactly the sort of bug that makes …

2022-03-04: “Disambiguation - A Working Library”

2022-03-04: “Half-assed Mac Apps - tyler.io”

2022-03-02: “Towards a Unified Theory of Web Performance - Infrequently Noted”

2022-03-02: “Write plain text files - Derek Sivers”

2022-03-02: “The Parthenon Sculptures • Robin Rendle”

2022-02-25: “Why Do You Take Notes? - Jorge Arango”

2022-02-24: “Support open source that you use by paying the maintainers to talk to your team” I mean, it’s worth …

2022-02-23: “Solutions That Create Problems” “I am sick and tired of so many people giving Web3 the benefit of …

2022-02-23: “Bypassing Apple’s AirTag Security - Schneier on Security” A stalker’s delight.

2022-02-23: “The web is overrun and pop-up blockers haven’t worked in years”

2022-02-23: “SPAs were a mistake - Go Make Things” This. Except I’d go further and say that Youtube’s SPA PiP …

2022-02-23: “Understanding CSRF Attacks - Zell Liew” TIL about login CSRF attacks.

2022-02-22: Apropos of nothing, I wonder if there is a correlation between having an evangelical style of …

2022-02-22: “The first week for Amazon’s new Comixology storefront and app wasn’t pretty” Between …

2022-02-22: “Misidentifying talent”

2022-02-20: “Why I removed my articles from Medium - by Stéphanie Walter - Feb, 2022 - Medium” TIL that Google …

2022-02-20: “Programming things that have gotten easier”

2022-02-20: “There is no character limit for “alt text”: Myth Debunked! · Eric Eggert”

2022-02-20: “Apple needs to start helping developers and not allow scammers to thrive - Revert to Saved: A blog …

2022-02-20: “Server-Sent Events, WebSockets, and HTTP”

2022-02-19: “Thoughts On Markdown — Smashing Magazine” We’re due for a critical appraisal of the use of markdown …

2022-02-17: So, is micro.blog cross-posting broken again or…?

2022-02-17: I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: the various State of * surveys are web dev …

2022-02-16: “Adactio: Links—Canned web development — Jeremy Wagner”

2022-02-16: “Canned web development — Jeremy Wagner”

2022-02-15: “The File System Access API with Origin Private File System - WebKit” I’m really excited about this …

2022-02-15: “Using SQLite and Datasette with Fly Volumes”

2022-02-14: “Canned web development — Jeremy Wagner”

2022-02-14: “Adactio: Links—gilest.org: What using RSS feeds feels like”

2022-02-14: “gilest.org: What using RSS feeds feels like” This. Reading through my feed reader in the morning, …

2022-02-13: “Pixels of the Week – February 13 , 2022 by Stéphanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer”

2022-02-13: “Settings are not a design failure” I will add, though, that settings are almost always a code …

2022-02-13: “Framing accessibility in broader terms”

2022-02-12: “Hello, CSS Cascade Layers - Ahmad Shadeed” This is going to be a big part of CSS practice in a …

2022-02-12: “Your CSS reset needs text-size-adjust (probably) - Kilian Valkhof”

2022-02-11: “ThinkingLabs:: Thierry de Pauw - Accidental Architects - how HR designs software systems”

2022-02-10: “Wherein nobody’s boosted, and nobody believes that Long COVID exists” “Nobody seems to be …

2022-02-10: “Manton Reece - Moving away from App Store-focused development” Apple has mismanaged their app …

2022-02-09: “Add Responsive-Friendly Enhancements to details with details-utils—zachleat.com”

2022-02-09: “Automate Mindfully - Jorge Arango”

2022-02-08: So, that’s maybe 40cm of snow, I’m guessing, piled up in front of my door? ⛄️

2022-02-08: “Dialog element - Can I use… Support tables for HTML5, CSS3, etc” AFAICT, dialog is happening …

2022-02-08: “The web is a miracle” What Ben said.

2022-02-08: “Introducing the Dialog Element - WebKit” It’s starting to look like we might actually be able to …

2022-02-07: “Using Google Fonts Breaches GDPR” Looks like using free services from major ad companies has become …

2022-02-06: “Are we live? - scottohara.me”

2022-02-06: “Considering dynamic search results and content - scottohara.me”

2022-02-05: “You Can’t Handle OKRs. When Can You Use Them and Actually… - by Christina Wodtke - Feb, 2022 - …

2022-02-03: “No Accessibility Without Disabilities · Eric Eggert”

2022-02-02: “Five years of quitting Twitter - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-02-02: “Oh Hello Ana - TIL: A situation where the doesn’t fully appear in Safari.” Bookmarking this …

2022-02-01: “Memberships Work — by Craig Mod”

2022-02-01: “How to keep up with web development without falling into despair” I wrote a bit …

2022-02-01: “54 years ago, a computer programmer fixed a massive bug — and created an existential crisis”

2022-02-01: “ongoing by Tim Bray · Lock-in and Multi-Cloud”

2022-01-30: I can’t recall the last time somebody fell as much in my regard as the basecamp management has over …

2022-01-30: “Request bodies in GET requests” Always post links that cite “death of the author” in a standards …

2022-01-29: Icelandic fact of the day: “Guð launar fyrir hrafninn” is an Icelandic idiom dating back …

2022-01-29: “Caching Header Best Practices – Simon Hearne” Super useful reference that you should bookmark

2022-01-27: “Making the web better. With blocks!” “People like it and it makes sense.” …

2022-01-27: “A launch.json setting for end-to-end web development - Christian Heilmann” This looks pretty …

2022-01-26: “Yanis Varoufakis on Crypto & the Left, and Techno-Feudalism” This was a much much more …

2022-01-26: “The five Levels of Hype”

2022-01-26: “GitHub - skymethod/denoflare: Develop, test, and deploy Cloudflare Workers with Deno” Interesting …

2022-01-26: “Working with web performance budgets”

2022-01-26: “Pulp Futures - by Anne Trubek - Notes from a Small Press”

2022-01-26: “Google Ends Security Updates for Its Pixel 3 Line Just Three Years After Launch — Pixel Envy” I’m …

2022-01-26: “Improve equity in software by not negotiating salaries”

2022-01-25: So, eggjs looks like a really sensible and pragmatic node server framework built on Koa. Looks …

2022-01-24: “An Introduction To CSS Cascade Layers — Smashing Magazine” Probably the most important addition to …

2022-01-23: So this video is much better than it has any right to be. Long because it actually covers the …

2022-01-23: AFAICT, Iceland is the only country in the European Economic Area that doesn’t have Apple TV + or …

2022-01-23: Building tools for thought that record ideas in the same form and shape as they are in your head is …

2022-01-22: “CSS-only External Link Favicons—zachleat.com”

2022-01-22: “CoinDesk: conflicts of interest make journalists more independent, apparently – Attack of the 50 …

2022-01-20: “NFTs means the future value of art is zero – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2022-01-20: “That’s Not What They Are Hearing” Whenever I’ve said “I’m worried about X” to a manager what I’ve …

2022-01-20: “Stop paying tech debts, start maintaining code” Changing the name of something businesses are …

2022-01-19: “A Deep CSS Dive Into Radial And Conic Gradients — Smashing Magazine” Huge fan of conic gradients. …

2022-01-19: “Sampling bias, FDR, and The State of JS” This blog post is much too kind to surveys …

2022-01-18: What on earth possessed the ChromeOS team to think that audio focus was a good idea? Not being able …

2022-01-18: “The Great Hiring Debacle Continues - Think Different”

2022-01-18: “Adactio: Journal—Installing progressive web apps”

2022-01-18: This is amazing. Eleventy provides a set of free API services you can use. And you can even …

2022-01-18: “Complexity Debt - Stay SaaSy”

2022-01-17: “Adactio: Links—The computer built to last 50 years - ploum.net”

2022-01-17: “The computer built to last 50 years - ploum.net”

2022-01-16: I have to confess that I may be stalking the local raven population. I count three in the …

2022-01-16: “It’s not still the early days”

2022-01-16: “Elided Branches: Structural Lessons in Engineering Management”

2022-01-14: “Adactio: Journal—Partnering with Google on web.dev”

2022-01-13: “Web3: A Map in Search of Territory”

2022-01-13: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Catching Native Apps”

2022-01-12: Reiterating a thought I had the other day: most of us know devs who creep us out to the point where …

2022-01-12: “Why Are Hyperlinks Blue”

2022-01-11: “A semblance of understanding - macwright.com”

2022-01-11: “Don’t Fight the Cascade, Control It! - CSS-Tricks - CSS-Tricks”

2022-01-11: “Five Things: January 6, 2022 — As in guillotine…”

2022-01-11: “George Pérez opens up about his fans, his legendary career, and his terminal illness - GamesRadar+” …

2022-01-10: “You Are Not Your User - Even When You Make Employees Dash — Users Know”

2022-01-09: “Adactio: Links—Ban embed codes”

2022-01-09: “Ban embed codes”

2022-01-09: “Modularity and Performance - The Code Whisperer”

2022-01-08: Debating and analysing the tech behind web3 is like arguing about what OS Enron used for their …

2022-01-07: “In praise of slowness – Terence Eden’s Blog”

2022-01-07: A common thing coders do when they want to delve into serious topics is to make shit up based on …

2022-01-06: Here’s an example of how CaptureOne gets much better black and white photos out of Fuji raws. …

2022-01-06: “Working Backwards: Why the Best Product Teams Use This Method”

2022-01-05: “Memory leaks: the forgotten side of web performance - Read the Tea Leaves”

2022-01-05: “Michael Tsai - Blog - Search Engines and SEO Spam” Geeks finally start to notice Google’s quality …

2022-01-04: “Keeping up-to-date with web development” I’m guessing a lot of people are doing their web dev …

2022-01-04: “Superheroes create cultural acceptance for popular oligarchy (Interconnected)” The only thing …

2022-01-04: “Lefsetz Letter » Blog Archive » Don’t Look Up” “Don’t judge the movie as a movie. Judge it as a …

2022-01-04: “The web doesn’t have version numbers”

2022-01-04: “Viral software deadlines”

2022-01-04: “On a long bet – A Whole Lotta Nothing”

2022-01-03: “Adactio: Links—Metaphors We Web By: Paper and Place”

2022-01-03: “Metaphors We Web By”

2022-01-03: “Adactio: Links—Start at the beginning: the importance of learning the basics - localghost”

2022-01-03: “Start at the beginning: the importance of learning the basics - localghost”

2022-01-03: This is the third post I’ve written on micro.blog that hasn’t yet appeared anywhere. …

2022-01-03: I’m starting to hesitate to post via micro.blog because the publishing delays and the …

2022-01-03: “Nobody reads blogs anymore” = “I don’t read blogs anymore”. One data …

2022-01-02: “Is the Human Impulse to Tell Stories Dangerous? - The New York Times” If you can get past the …

2022-01-02: Accidentally open a new window in iOS Safari. Spend 30m trying to figure out how to close the …

2022-01-02: “Wesley Aptekar-Cassels - web3 is Centralized”

2022-01-01: It’s a constant disappointment for me to see people working on writing, “thought processing” …

2021-12-31: “Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to… — programming is terrible”

2021-12-31: “The Gift of It’s Your Problem Now - apenwarr”

2021-12-30: So, micro.blog just gives up on the whole posting thing sometimes, huh? You had one job, etc. etc.

2021-12-30: One defining part of tech discourse (esp. crypto/web3) is the assumption that US needs and problems …

2021-12-30: “Draggabilly”

2021-12-30: “CSS in 2022 – Bram.us” So exciting 😁. CSS is easily my favourite part of the web stack.

2021-12-30: “CSS and Momentum • Robin Rendle”

2021-12-30: “Reading Notes, December 2021 - Jim Nielsen’s Blog”

2021-12-30: “A/A Testing: How I increased conversions 300% by doing absolutely nothing”

2021-12-29: “NetNewsWire - On Not Being the Free Alternative”

2021-12-29: “Add a Service Worker to Your Site - CSS-Tricks - CSS-Tricks”

2021-12-28: Given how fast framework complexity has escalated in the past couple of years, it feels like …

2021-12-28: Definitely having a ‘nothing fucking works’ day.

2021-12-28: ‘A Response To “Have Single-Page Apps Ruined the Web?“’ “The javascript ecosystem is …

2021-12-28: Having another one of those days where micro.blog just won’t do the posting thing

2021-12-28: Recent photos from around town

2021-12-28: One of the neighbourhood’s ravens was doing their rounds earlier today

2021-12-28: “Michael Tsai - Blog - iOS 15 Autocorrect” Apple’s software development continues its steady …

2021-12-27: It’s looking likely that a lot of otherwise staid tech cos will cash in on web3 over the next …

2021-12-26: “The human toll of log4j maintenance - DEV Community”

2021-12-26: “Crisis or Not? - Think Different”

2021-12-25: “Care for the Text - CSS-Tricks”

2021-12-24: “(mac)OStalgia – Hello. I’m Michael.” A bit of Mac Classic nostalgia.

2021-12-23: “The Pipeline To Your Corporate Soul - by Alan Cooper - Dec, 2021 - Medium”

2021-12-23: Hate it when a type + autocorrect results in you writing the opposite of what you meant. 😝

2021-12-23: “The data model behind Notion’s flexibility”

2021-12-23: “False narratives - A Working Library”

2021-12-23: “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States - A Working Library”

2021-12-23: “Apple + NeXT, 25 years ago today”

2021-12-22: I don’t know who needs to hear this but in case it’s one of you: trauma and developing …

2021-12-21: Much of what gets posted online in web dev communities (esp. Twitter) is really bad advice being …

2021-12-21: “The Sexism of CSS • Robin Rendle”

2021-12-20: “Product Ops Overview - Silicon Valley Product Group”

2021-12-20: “NFTs, or The Readymade Reversed” [PDF] “Duchamp used the category of art to …

2021-12-20: “Brian Eno on NFTs & Automatism” “The idea that Ayn Rand, that …

2021-12-19: “Pixels of the Week – December 19, 2021 by Stéphanie Walter - UX Researcher & Designer.”

2021-12-19: “Floating UI - Positioning for tooltips, popovers, dropdowns, and more” This is the new version …

2021-12-19: “The Dunning-Kruger Effect Is Probably Not Real - Office for Science and Society - McGill …

2021-12-19: Convinced that Anil Dash’s “web3 is horrible-bad but too big to fail” spiel is a …

2021-12-17: “Introducing fuite: a tool for finding memory leaks in web apps - Read the Tea Leaves”

2021-12-17: One thing I just don’t get about the revisionist history of the web that’s so en vogue at the …

2021-12-16: “Tailwind and the Femininity of CSS” “The important bit is that they hinder deep …

2021-12-16: “Remove Trackers - CSS-Tricks”

2021-12-16: “Thoughts on skin tone and text descriptions - Tink - Léonie Watson”

2021-12-16: “Sustaining Maintaining - daverupert.com”

2021-12-15: Yesterday I wrote about how I’ve been using index cards to figure out what to design next when …

2021-12-14: I just published “Working Spaces: Using Cards to Make Cards” as a part of The Making of …

2021-12-14: When discussing funding, sustainability, and relationships with corporate sponsors, the distinction …

2021-12-14: “On Design Thinking - Issue 35 - n+1”

2021-12-14: “Embrace the Platform - CSS-Tricks” Agree with this all. However, I have my doubts about web dev …

2021-12-12: Experimenting a bit in creating pictures using a combination of Wombo Dream, Daz3D, Geometrize, SVG …

2021-12-12: “Adactio: Journal—More writing on web.dev”

2021-12-12: ‘”Open Source” is Broken - Xe’ Not wrong.

2021-12-11: “How do you decide which browsers to support and which features to use? - Go Make Things”

2021-12-10: Now that excessive SPAness is heading towards being somewhat disreputable, it feels a bit like CRDT …

2021-12-09: “Avoiding Internet Centralization” By the ever-thoughtful Mark Nottingham.

2021-12-08: “Bruce Lawson’s personal site : Component libraries, accessibility and transparency”

2021-12-08: “Test Your Product on a Crappy Laptop - CSS-Tricks”

2021-12-07: So, is Google Sheets the most absolutely horrible UX that Google makes (mystery meat buttons, …

2021-12-07: “China’s queer internet is being erased - Rest of World”

2021-12-07: “Linking Manifesto – Manifesto for Ubiquitous Linking”

2021-12-07: “The Case Against Crypto - Pervasive Media Studio”

2021-12-06: One thing I wonder about is why people who obsess about note-taking and research apps seem to care …

2021-12-06: “Understanding why our build got 15x slower with Webpack 5 - Tines Engineering”

2021-12-06: “One weird trick to improve your website’s performance - Read the Tea Leaves” Good commentary on …

2021-12-04: ‘Book Notes: “An Essay on Typography” by Eric Gill - Jim Nielsen’s Blog’ Eric Gill is the perfect …

2021-12-03: I just published “HTML Sketches: Whither Cards?” on The Making of Colophon Cards site. …

2021-12-03: You know Christmas is approaching once your neighbour puts Christmas decorations on his tractor.

2021-12-02: It’s impressive just how much worse word processing is today than it used to be even just a …

2021-12-02: micro.blog’s cross-posting seems to be misbehaving again.

2021-12-02: D*h is racking up the logical fallacies in his blog posts of late, isn’t he? This time it’s the good …

2021-12-02: I’m suddenly struck by the idea that all Microsoft’s ultra-modernistic Metro UI needed …

2021-12-02: “Firefox’s Optimized Zip Format: Reading Zip Files Really Quickly - Perf and other stuff” This …

2021-12-01: So, in case you missed it, I announced this on Monday: www.colophon.cards It’s a prototyping …

2021-12-01: “Webrise”

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”

2021-10-31:

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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2021-07-25: “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”