A terrific cautionary look at the history of machine learning and artificial intelligence from the new laugh-a-minute book by James.
Luke Stevens is trying to get untangle the very mixed signals being sent from different parts of Google around AMP’s goals. The response he got—before getting shut down—is very telling in its hubris and arrogance.
I believe the people working on the AMP format are well-intentioned, but I also believe they have conflated the best interests of Google with the best interests of the web.
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!
Google’s datadump makes for a fascinating—and worrying—bit of data dumpster diving.
From Kornel, the genius who gave us ImageOptim, comes another Mac desktop tool for optimising PNGs, this time converting 24-bit PNG to 8-bit with full alpha channel.
I'm kicking myself that I didn't know about this little Fireworks trick.
Can the concept of free culture be applied to wine? Ryan O'Connell thinks so.
Good design is invisible. Rebecca points out why Twitter is very good social design indeed.