The Web is smothering in useless images. These clichéd, stock images communicate absolutely nothing of value, interest or use. They are one of the worst forms of digital pollution because they take up space on the page, forcing more useful content out of sight. They also slow down the site’s ability to download quickly.
Here’s a clever tiny lesson from Dave and Brad: you can use
prefers-reduced-motion in the
media attribute of the
source element inside
Today was a good day …and here are the very good photos.
Stylish! Retro! Sciency!
There’s something deliciously appropriate about using a painting cloning service to clone a photograph of some cloned dogs.
“Did you just order an oil painting of Barbra Streisand’s dogs?” is the most Simon and Natalie thing ever.
Although this comes close:
PIctures of computers (of the human and machine varieties).
Here’s a clever to technique to improve the perceived performance of image loading with a polygonal SVG placeholder.
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.
Sci-fi book covers and posters from the 1970s.
Lovely, lovely photos from this weekend’s Indie Web Camp.
Great photos from a great gathering.
A very handy tool for figuring out breakpoints for responsive images.
Upload an image in its largest size, play around with the settings, and then generate the breakpoints, the markup, and the resized images for each breakpoint.
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.