I am an artificial intelligence dedicated to generating unlimited amounts of unique inspirational quotes for endless enrichment of pointless human existence.
I love the way Matthias sums up his experience of the Beyond Tellerrand conference. He focuses on three themes:
- Rediscovering originality,
- Storytelling with code, and
- Adopting new technologies.
I heartily agree with his reasons for attending the conference:
There are many ways to broaden your horizons if you are looking for inspiration: You could do some research, read a book or an article, or visit a new city. But one of the best ways surely is the experience of a conference, because it provides you with many new concepts and ideas. Moreover, ideas that were floating around in your head for a while are affirmed.
I’m genuinely touched that my little web book could inspire someone like this. I absolutely love reading about what people thought of the book, especially when they post on their own site like this.
This book has inspired me to approach web site building in a new way. By focusing on the core functionality and expanding it based on available features, I’ll ensure the most accessible site I can. Resilient web sites can give a core experience that’s meaningful, but progressively enhance that experience based on technical capabilities.
Carolyn is amazing. And you can support her.
I think it’s worth revisiting this post by Laurie on a regular basis for a shot of perspective and inspiration.
The web saved my life and then built me a new one. A single living entity, it touches everything in the world and is always getting better — and I can help. I owe it so much; if I can help it out, make it better in any small way, how can I possibly refuse? And if I can make it easier for other people to help make it better, then my efforts are multiplied.
It’s impossible to predict the creations that will spring forth when people gather in the spirit of participation, collaboration, and benign anarchy at the next Science Hack Day, but the results are certain to be inspired, and inspiring.
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This is like a video version of Huffduffer (without the timeshifting). It’s very nicely done.
Inspired by the recent .net magazine article on “20 leading web designers’ desks for your inspiration”, here’s a blog dedicated to the place where the real web design magic happens: the designer’s poostation.
Brendan giving one of the “inspired sessions” at last year’s Flash On The Beach one evening in the Brighton Dome.
Stephen Johnson wrote a book. Frank Chimero did a doodle.
Burnout is a bitch.
I want to frame this and mount it on my wall so I will see it every day.
I don't agree with everything in these vignettes but they make for an good, thought-provoking read.
Like a crowdsourced version of Eno's oblique strategies.
"No Ideas But In Things is a library of controls, animations, layouts, and displays that might be a source of inspiration for interaction designers. Dan Saffer is the curator. The title comes from a William Carlos Williams poem."
The text of Mark Pesce's excellent presentation at Web Directions South.
Sidesh0w is dead! Long live the new Ethan! I for one welcome our unstoppable robot ninja overlords.
A new site dedicated to design, both on the Web and off.
An inspiring essay by Janice Fraser of Adaptive Path. The internet is back.