Tuesday, September 13th, 2022
Monday, July 4th, 2022
Friday, June 17th, 2022
Here’s the video of my opening talk at this year’s CSS Day, which I thoroughly enjoyed!
It’s an exciting time for CSS! It feels like new features are being added every day. And yet, through it all, CSS has managed to remain an accessible language for anyone making websites. Is this an inevitable part of the design of CSS? Or has CSS been formed by chance? Let’s take a look at the history—and some alternative histories—of the World Wide Web to better understand where we are today. And then, let’s cast our gaze to the future!
Saturday, March 5th, 2022
Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
A great little sci-fi short film from Superflux—a mockumentary from the near future. It starts dystopian but then gets more solarpunk.
Thursday, October 7th, 2021
This is a terrific and nuanced talk that packs a lot into less than twenty minutes.
(The secret sauce in transitional web apps is progressive enhancement.)
Saturday, June 19th, 2021
Here’s the video of the talk I gave on Wednesday evening all about my relationship with reading science fiction. There are handy chapter markers if you want to jump around.
Monday, April 12th, 2021
Here’s the video of the talk I gave at the Web Stories conference back in February.
Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
A genuinely interesting (and droll) deep dive into derp learning …for typography!
Sunday, March 28th, 2021
Thursday, December 24th, 2020
Monday, December 14th, 2020
I really enjoyed this trip down memory lane with Chris:
From the Web’s inception, an ancient to contemporary history of the Web.
Monday, November 30th, 2020
Thursday, November 12th, 2020
James has penned a sweeping arc from the The Mechanical Turk, Sesame Street, and Teletubbies to Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
Thursday, November 5th, 2020
Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
Collusion between three separate services owned by the same company: the Google search engine, the YouTube website, and the Chrome web browser.
Gosh, this kind of information could be really damaging if there were, say, antitrust proceedings initiated.
In the meantime, use Firefox
Monday, October 19th, 2020
Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
A great talk by Ethan called The Design Systems Between Us.