Accessibility: testing with users (6 June 2017)
A very good article collecting answers to a simple question: If you have a disability, what’s the hardest thing about browsing the web?
Crushing fear of loneliness (31 May 2017)
Via Patrick Lauke’s Twitter, I went and read an article about porn (kids, porn is not suitable for work, if you didn’t know), and I found this beautiful sentence.
The cost of accessibility (24 April 2017)
We need more actual figures on how much it costs. Anybody wants to share?
Humour (18 April 2017)
Affiliative is my middle name.
Security, privacy, and battery (29 March 2017)
People are so malevolent sometimes. Something as innocuous as battery status, right?
Confident assertion valued higher than uncertainty (22 February 2017)
There’s value in acknowledging you don’t know an answer: when you do know one, you’re more credible.
The old Web (19 February 2017)
IFTTT and RSS: enclosure anyone? (14 September 2016)
Plumbing from one website to a platform is not always so easy as it seems.
The Art of Asking, Amanda Palmer (23 March 2016)
Asking, giving, but more importantly: explaining why asking is as important as giving (although more arduous), and how they work with each other.
Links (8 February 2016)
Click here and there, move and learn from the infinite library; or stay on one platform? I choose the former.
Background and foreground colours: questioning an old rule (18 November 2014)
Is the accessibility rule regarding the necessity to provide foreground and background colours still holding water? Emmanuel asks.
Short, long, middle-length blogging (3 November 2014)
Rapid thoughts, putting my money where my mouth is.
Patience (15 August 2014)
Sometimes I’m patient, sometimes not. Passivity is the real enemy.
Crazy and mad: purple day (12 June 2014)
One should never have to go through one’s child’s death.
Children, gender, and toys (15 April 2014)
Gender ethology: a dad and two kids. Prejudice 101.
Happy 25th anniversary, World Wide Web (13 March 2014)
In celebration of one of the most important inventions since print.
About CSS and RWD: what about IE-first? (22 July 2013)
This-first and that-first. We’ve chosen a middle way.
Blogs as conversations or as performances? (5 April 2013)
Blogs are less and less conversations these days, danah boyd argues.
Responsive type: contrast (26 September 2012)
We’ve all seen a lot of articles lately about responsive type, but one point is missing: contrast in type.
Writing in the digital age (27 February 2012)
My comment on Deploy, an article by Mandy Brown: all of us, writers?