Tech specs for a spacecraft that doesn’t exist (yet).
Monday, June 30th, 2014
Sunday, June 29th, 2014
Here’s the Creative Commons licensed music that was playing during the breaks at Responsive Day Out 2.
Here’s Kirsty’s retrospective of Responsive Day Out 2, from the perspective of a speaker and an attendee.
As well as delivering a terrific talk at Responsive Day Out 2, Ida has also written up her detailed notes of the day.
Adam Onishi’s write-up of Responsive Day Out 2, paying particular attention to the format and the curation of the day.
Jeremy puts together two fantastic conferences in Responsive Day Out and dConstruct, both of which I will have attended for the first time by the end of the year and I don’t think there’s a coincidence in that. Responsive Day Out was a truly fantastic conference, and it was all down to the curation of the conference, because quite literally there wasn’t anything else.
As always, Orde Saunders took copious notes at Responsive Day Out 2. The man’s a machine!
Sally’s talk at Responsive Day Out 2 was really, really great—it kinda blew my mind. I’m so, so happy she agreed to be a part of the event.
Here’s her description of the day and the other talks. Pay attention to the closing call:
I didn’t get to meet everyone I wanted to, but you should all come back for dConstruct in September as I’m sure that it’ll be even better than this weekend was.
Another great write-up of Responsive Day Out 2, this time from Hidde de Vries, who came over to Brighton from the Netherlands.
A terrific write-up of Responsive Day Out 2 by David Watson, tying together many of the day’s strands.
Guardian beta · The container model and blended content – a new approach to how we present content on the Guardian
This is what Oliver was talking about Responsive Day Out 2 — a new approach to information architecture.
Cast off your sidebars! You have nothing to lose but your grids!
This Tumblr blog has the grandiose ambition of being “a showcase of the hottest hamburger icons on the web”, but amazingly, they’ve actually succeeded in documenting every single example of a cool hamburger icon.
A short film about Claude Shannon and Information Theory — not exactly as in-depth as James Gleick’s The Information, but it does a nice job of encapsulating the fundamental idea.
Saturday, June 28th, 2014
She can only offer you unconditional algo-love.
Perhaps that’s the purest love of all.
Photos from the rather wonderful second edition of the Responsive Day Out in Brighton.
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
A lovely little tale of empowerment through HTML and CSS.
We better get used to them…
Tantek’s talk at the Personal Democracy Forum on the past, present, and future of independent publishing on the web.
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Some good ideas from Matt on the importance of striving to maintain digital works. I find it very encouraging to see other people writing about this, especially when it’s this thoughtful.
Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Chase Reeves likes Huffduffer so much, he made a video about it.
Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
Jacqueline Currie is running Robotics/Bioengineering/Computing workshops for girls (ages 6-16) this Saturday at the University of Brighton.
If you’re coming to the Responsive Day Out next week, bring your dog. Laura is organising a special Web Talk Dog Walk for the next day.
There are many services out there for keeping track of what you’re reading. Susan has found the best one:
Slowly, ever so slowly, as I realize how things come and go on the web, I realize that this is my home. Because this is my home, I want all the things that matter to me to reside here.
Monday, June 16th, 2014
The next 300 Seconds event is in just a few days time.
If you’re a woman who’s not spoken in public before, 300 Seconds is the perfect platform for getting started. Simply tell us what you’d like to talk about for 5 minutes – and we’ll be in touch soon.
I had a lot of fun chatting with Andrew on his podcast. Yes, it’s a rambling affair but it’s worth sticking with it—we get really stuck in to some thorny questions about design and advertising.
Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Here’s a nice little UI addition to Chrome. When you focus on the URL bar, if the current site has site-specific search discoverable via rel=”search”, then you get a greyed-out hint to press tab so you can start searching the site.
Did you see Keren at dConstruct 2012? Well, here she is at this year’s TED conference delivering a barnstorming talk on hacker culture.
A great little piece by Russell Davies on the Indie Web movement.
Here’s the chat I had with Jen and Doug about the prospect of DRM in browsers.
Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Design fiction from a NASA scientist.
Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Scott’s trying to find out the best ways to load critical CSS first and non-critical CSS later. Good discussion ensues.
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
This is quite exciting: the Endnote project is sponsoring Science Hack Day globally—not just an individual event.
Saturday, June 7th, 2014
I, for one, don’t welcome our applinks overlords.
So, you’re checking out your news feed on your Facebook app and you see a CNN post that you want to read. After reading the post on CNN, you decide you want to to read the source article on TMZ…
Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
I really hope that this is the kind of usage we’ll see for web components: enhancements for the browsers that support them without a good ol’ fashioned fallback for older browsers.
Sunday, June 1st, 2014
A lovely little from Josh that allows you to draw shapes in a canvas element and then copy the resulting code.
A short sci-fi film from director Wanuri Kahiu set in the aftermath of a worldwide water war.
A look at how the website for An Event Apart is using the picture and Picturefill …featuring Jessica as the cover girl.