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Tagged with “web” (5)

  1. This Week in the IndieWeb Audio Edition • July 1st - 7th, 2017

    Audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb for July 1st - 7th, 2017. https://indieweb.org/this-week/2017-07-07.html

    You can find all of my audio editions here: https://martymcgui.re/tag/this-week-indieweb-podcast/

    Music from Aaron Parecki’s 100DaysOfMusic project https://100.aaronparecki.com: Day 85 - Suit, Day 48 - Glitch, Day 49 - Floating, Day 9, and Day 11

    Thanks to everyone in the #indieweb chat for their feedback and suggestions. Please drop me a note if there are any changes you’d like to see for this audio edition!

    —Huffduffed by davidmead

  2. This Web App Best Viewed By Someone Else - Eric Meyer (Complex Spiral Consulting) keynote

    From Fluent 2015: There have never been more front-end development power tools at our fingertips than there are right now, but all too often, we’re using those tools in ways that hurt our users and, by extension, ourselves. Sometimes this happens unintentionally, but other times it’s by very deliberate choice. In the very worst cases, we try to spin that choice into a self-righteous act, framing callous laziness as some sort of altruism. However it happens, what we too often dismiss as edge cases are real people who may very much want or even legitimately need to use what we create. We shut doors in people’s faces just to convenience ourselves, mocking them as we do, and in the process betray the fundamental principles of the web. It’s time to stop, take a hard look at what we’re doing and how we’re doing it, and find a better, more human way.

    About Eric Meyer (Complex Spiral Consulting): Eric A. Meyer (@meyerweb) has been a burger flipper, a college webmaster, an early blogger, one of the original CSS Samurai, a member of the CSS WG, a consultant and trainer, a Standards Evangelist at Netscape, and co-founded An Event Apart with Jeffrey Zeldman. He wrote CSS: The Definitive Guide for O’Reilly as welll as several other books, has spoken at conferences the world over, created the first official W3C test suite, and a…

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    —Huffduffed by davidmead

  3. Chatting with Kent Web Host

    We got an email through to Clearleft from someone pointing out a certain similarity between our website:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/8719586981/

    …and the website for a company called Kent Web Host:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/8720710854/

    Hmmm …perhaps Clearleft were unconsciously influenced by Kent Web Host!

    Just to set the record straight, I gave them a call.

    —Huffduffed by davidmead