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- LA Times and ads | Nelson's log
A lot has been written about the future of journalism, the importance of businesses like the LA Times being profitable as a way to protect American democracy. I agree with that in theory. But this sort of incompetence and contempt for readers makes me completely uninterested in helping their busine
- Scrolling on the web: A primer - Microsoft Edge Dev BlogMicrosoft Edge Dev Blog
A ludicrously deep dive by Nolan into how scrolling works in web browsers. No, wait, come back! It’s more interesting than it sounds …and it certainly isn’t as simple as you might think. For instance, do you know the difference between the following scenarios? User scrolls with two fingers on a to
- Patterns Beyond Context · Matthias Ott - User Experience Designer
If we describe patterns also in terms of content, context, and contrast, we are able to define more precisely what a specific pattern is all about, what its role within a design system is, and how it is defined and shaped by its environment. adactio.com/links/12072
Steps you can take to secure your phone and computer. This is especially useful in countries where ubiquitous surveillance is not only legal, but mandated by law (such as China, Australia, and the UK). adactio.com/links/12070
- Movies with Mikey
I know it’s just a landing page for YouTube channel of movie reviews but I really like the art direction and responsiveness of this. adactio.com/links/12069
- Need to Catch Up on the AMP Debate? | CSS-Tricks
Funnily enough, I led a brown bag lunch discussion about AMP at work just the other day. A lot of it mirrored Chris’s thoughts here. It’s a complicated situation that has lots of people worried. adactio.com/links/12067
- Flags are not languages - A blog about designing global user experiences: beyond language, location & culture.
It’s a bit finger-pointy but this blog should be useful for anyone working on internationalisation. This blog has two general aims: to show the fundamental flaws in using flags to represent languages and how to create good experiences when dealing with multilingual and multi-regional content. adac
- "What have they done to my library?" - Caitlin Moran's latest column | Nosy Crow
That library was a Pandorica of fabulous, interwoven randomness, as rich as plum cake. Push a seed of curiosity in between any two books and it would grow, overnight, into a rainforest hot with monkeys and jaguars and blowpipes and clouds. The room was full, and my head was full. What a magical sys
- The Road To Resilient Web Design - Smashing Magazine
Chapter 3 of Resilient Web Design, republished in Smashing Magazine: In the world of web design, we tend to become preoccupied with the here and now. In “Resilient Web Design“, Jeremy Keith emphasizes the importance of learning from the past in order to better prepare ourselves for the future. So,
- 302 Found
Speaking as an ancient web developer myself, this account by Gina of her journey into Node.js is really insightful. But I can’t help but get exhausted just contemplating the yak-shaving involved in the tooling set-up: The sheer number of tools and plugins and packages and dependencies and editor se
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