I’ve thought often of how our design and prototyping tools for the web are often not of the web. Tools like Photoshop and Sketch and Invision create approximations but need to walk the line between being a tool to build native apps and to build web apps. They do well in their ability to quickly validate designs but do little to validate technical approach.
If only our digital social networks were to exhibit this kind of faded grandeur when they no longer exist.
Peter looks into his crystal ball for 2018 and sees computers with eyes, computers with ears, and computers with brains.
Amber has been investigating which image formats make sense for which situations.
Choosing image format is only one step towards optimising images on the web. There are many, many other steps to consider, and so, so much to learn!
Time-shifted photographs of my hometown in Ireland.
Marc took some great pictures at Patterns Day.
Photos of analogue interfaces: switches, knobs, levers, dials, buttons, so many buttons.
If you enjoyed reading Marcin’s serendipitous story on Twitter, here are the pictures to accompany it.
A selection from an ongoing photography project—seven years and counting—leading up to the launch of the Orion project.
Lovely, lovely photos from this weekend’s Indie Web Camp.
Yummy wallpapers for your desktop, tablet, and phone, from NASA and ESA.
I giggled at quite of few of these mashups.
A lovely little native app:
The world’s most advanced camera for your mini pocket computer.
View source for added nostalgia/flashbacks.
Oh, and RTFM.
Lovely, lovely pictures from last weekend’s brilliant Indie Web Camp in Düsseldorf.
Great photos from a great gathering.
Kate has been hand-making Christmas cards for seventeen years.
2013’s Gizmo Stardust remains my favourite.
This is so, so wonderful—hundreds and hundreds of photographs from all of the Apollo missions. Gorgeous!
The shots of Earth take my breath away.