Archive: July 14th, 2014

Thank you @kyle_wm, @samanthatoy, @carywood, @fstorr and everyone else who has donated in @chloeweil’s memory:

http://bit.ly/forchloeweil

Picking herbs from the garden.

Picking herbs from the garden.

simpl.info

A handy reference for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript features. Each feature has a bare-bones demo at a nice guessable URL e.g. http://simpl.info/datalist/

Things we learnt designing ‘Register to vote’ | GDS design notes

A concise case study from gov.uk:

Designing for the constraints of mobile is useful – if we get the fundamentals of the service working on small screens and slow network speeds, it can work on more capable devices.

Just got some exciting http://2014.dconstruct.org/ news.

Let’s just say if you don’t have your ticket yet, you might want to change that.

On Brighton beach in the sunshine, watching the tide come in. The waves are surprisingly big today.

On Brighton beach in the sunshine, watching the tide come in.

The waves are surprisingly big today.

When seagulls attack.

When seagulls attack.

The Developer’s Dystopian Future – The Pastry Box Project

My interest in rich client-side apps has almost entirely reversed, and now I’m more interested in doing good ol’ server rendering with the occasional side of progressive enhancement, just like we did it in 2004.

This post resonates with me 100%.

Where will I be in 10 years? I don’t know. I hope I still will have some in-demand skills to pay the bills. But it feels like all I see are DevOps and JavaScript, and I know less and less every day about those things.

Practical ARIA Examples

Heydon Pickering put together a great collection of accessible self-contained interface patterns that demonstrate smart use of ARIA.

Science Hack Day Shanghai 2014 - an album on Flickr

Photos from the first Science Hack Day in China which just wrapped up.

schwag
Monday morning meeting.

Monday morning meeting.

The Eccentric Genius Whose Time May Have Finally Come (Again) - Doug Hill - The Atlantic

A profile of Norbert Wiener, and how his star was eclipsed by Claude Shannon.