Linking 🌍

URL are extraordinary

When I see something I’d like to share quickly. It’s definitively here.

Digital Beacon

Calculate the environmental impact of a web page, see the breakdown and learn what measures can be …

🌍 https://digitalbeacon.co

Lowest carbon websites

Examples of low-carbon web design and development.

🌍 https://lowwwcarbon.com

Business Dudes Need to Stop Talking Like This

The scourge of business-dude lorem ipsum By Charlie Warzel - Metaverse or crypto, you'll find plenty …

🌍 https://newsletters.theatlantic.com/galaxy-brain/630ec150bcbd490021b17eab/busine …

Sbs Shifting Baseline Syndrome

Due to short life-spans and faulty memories, humans have a poor conception of how much of the …

🌍 https://www.densediscovery.com/issues/202

No Neutral Map

Our co-design and research findings indicate a need for standardized accessible web maps. When we …

🌍 https://bocoup.com/blog/no-neutral-map

HTML isn’t quite accessible out of the box

There’s a commonly held idea that HTML is accessible out of the box, before any CSS has been …

🌍 https://www.tempertemper.net/blog/html-isnt-quite-accessible-out-of-the-box

The latecomer's guide to crypto - reviewed

On March 20, 2022, the New York Times published a 14,000-word puff piece on cryptocurrencies, both …

🌍 https://www.mollywhite.net/annotations/latecomers-guide-to-crypto

How Websites Die

Websites shouldn’t have to go offline once their creators are dead, yet they mostly will unless they …

🌍 https://notebook.wesleyac.com/how-websites-die/

Transpostapocaliptic

we're "transapocalyptic". We're in the middle of an ongoing crisis, or really a linked series of …

🌍 https://alexsteffen.substack.com/p/we-all-live-in-california-now

From Cyberpunk to Solarpunk: Technics and the Cities of the Future

If we continued down the path we were on, we may end up in an authoritarian dystopia enabled by a …

🌍 https://bluelabyrinths.com/2022/01/10/from-cyberpunk-to-solarpunk-technics-and-t …

Le guide d’éco-conception de services numériques

Ce guide présente les principales bonnes pratiques de design pour réaliser des services numériques à …

🌍 https://eco-conception.designersethiques.org/guide/fr/

Everything is broken, and it’s okay

Accepting that imperfect things still work is fundamental to preventing failures from becoming …

🌍 https://increment.com/reliability/failure-is-okay/

Designing for the Unexpected by Cathy Dutton

How to think web design as you don't know what to expect next on the ever-changing landscape. Well …

🌍 https://alistapart.com/article/designing-for-the-unexpected/

Defensive CSS

Defensive CSS is a collection of snippets that can help you in writing CSS that is protected. In …

🌍 https://ishadeed.com/article/defensive-css/

Designing sustainable websites

Over 15 years, average website weight has grown from about 400 KB to 4 MB. In fact, most websites I …

🌍 https://gerrymcgovern.com/designing-sustainable-websites/

Befriending a tree

I invite you to befriend a tree. Sit against the trunk or lay beneath the leaves. Know that the …

🌍 https://emergencemagazine.org/practice/befriending-a-tree/

I just learned I only have months to live. This is what I want to say

I’ve been a journalist for more than 60 years. So after doctors delivered the news, I sat down to do …

🌍 https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/07/21/magazine/i-just-learned-i-only-have-month …

The internet is flat.

Three-dimensional human beings can’t thrive in a one-dimensional space

🌍 https://warzel.substack.com/p/the-internet-is-flat?utm_source=pocket_mylist

gridless.design

The web is good at these things, just not in the ways that designers have been accustomed to …

🌍 https://gridless.design

How Modern JavaScript is Ruining the Web w/Chris Ferdinandi

In this episode Matt and Mike sit down with Chris Ferdinandi to discuss the current state of …

🌍 https://dev.to/mikhailkaran/how-modern-javascript-is-ruining-the-web-w-chris-fer …

The Layers of the Web - Jeremy Keith - talk

Together we'll uncover how to build resilient, performant, accessible and beautiful structures that …

🌍 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96DCTASFniI

Users Are.. / People Are - manifesto

Users Are.. / People Are.. A seismic social shift has taken place seeing much of humanity transition …

🌍 http://www.ted-hunt.com/USERS-PEOPLE.html

We don’t need the next big thing. We need countless next little things.

Software was eating the world. Now it feels like humans are the mold growing on technology.

🌍 https://www.wired.com/story/my-dream-of-the-great-unbundling/

Everything You Know About Web Design Just Changed

A presentation at An Event Apart Boston in June 2018 in Boston, MA, USA by Jen Simmons

🌍 https://noti.st/jensimmons/eK4aDd/everything-you-know-about-web-design-just-chan …

Frontpage - the good, the bad, the Ugly

I can relate as I created my first paid project web mastering a website with Front-page 98

🌍 https://invisibleup.com/articles/33/

The History of the URL

The problem was simple - there were 455 hosts on the ARPANET and the situation was getting out of …

🌍 https://blog.cloudflare.com/the-history-of-the-url/

The State Of Pixel Perfection

When was the last time you heard the term Pixel Perfection? Depending on who you work with, the last …

🌍 https://ishadeed.com/article/pixel-perfection

Into the Personal-Website-Verse

What started out as the most promising development in the history of the Web – the participation of …

🌍 https://matthiasott.com/articles/into-the-personal-website-verse

Webwaste - Use image wisely

How we came to this bloated web that we hate, and what it costs to our planet

🌍 https://alistapart.com/article/webwaste/

The Loss Of Public Goods To Big Tech

What has not been questioned enough during the COVID-19 crisis is unrelenting capitalism itself.

🌍 https://www.noemamag.com/the-loss-of-public-goods-to-big-tech/

Web Design: The First 100 Years

There is this article I keep refering to. A good narative and some choice for you to make at the …

🌍 https://idlewords.com/talks/web_design_first_100_years.htm

The biggest lie tech people tell themselves — and the rest of us

They see facial recognition, smart diapers, and surveillance devices as inevitable evolutions. …

🌍 https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/10/1/20887003/tech-technology-evolution-n …

Brutalism and Antidesign - in webdesign

These web-design trends are reactions against the perceived uniformity of web design. Brutalism can …

🌍 https://www.nngroup.com/articles/brutalism-antidesign/

Teachings From Japanese Craftsmanship: What Is Enough?

These days we’re obsessed with scale and growth at all costs (and in nature the only thing that …

🌍 https://www.gchicco.com/2019/11/14/teaching-from-japanese-craftsmanship-what-is- …

Why We Use Web Components

This is an incredibly exciting time to be a web developer. New standards[1] like the Web Components …

🌍 https://viljamis.com/2019/why-we-use-web-components/

Minimal Maintenance

Limits to Growth, used computer modeling to show that growth trends in population, …

🌍 https://www.lapsuslima.com/minimal-maintenance/?utm_source=pocket_mylist

Browser Fingerprinting - Master thesis

Since the IP address is basically a subset of the fingerprint, browser fingerprints can be …

🌍 http://virpo.sk/browser-fingerprinting-hraska-diploma-thesis.pdf

Was the Automotive Era a Terrible Mistake?

For a century, we’ve loved our cars. They haven’t loved us back. Nice long read!

🌍 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/07/29/was-the-automotive-era-a-terrible- …

Chaos Design: Before the robots take our jobs, can we please get them to help us do some good work?

What if for random 1 to 2 hour intervals your display only showed the mobile version - or what it …

🌍 http://mrmrs.cc/writing/chaos-design/

Consistency in Design is the Wrong Approach by Jared M. Spool

When you think about consistency, you’re thinking about the product. When you’re thinking about …

🌍 https://medium.com/@jmspool/consistency-in-design-is-the-wrong-approach-3cfbc87a …

Designing For Users Across Cultures: An Interview With Jenny Shen

L10n and I18n related interview - how we can approach localizing and internationalizing our …

🌍 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/05/designing-users-across-cultures-intervi …

the Origins of Opera and the Future of Programming

Jessica Kerr looking at collective problem solving in music, art, science, and software. How it …

🌍 https://the-composition.com/the-origins-of-opera-and-the-future-of-programming-b …

Creating some slack

A household is a miniature ecosystem with inputs, outputs and flows thinking like this can make life …

🌍 https://aeon.co/essays/households-are-mini-economies-that-need-slack-to-be-produ …

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

Good story and analyse on how real life interactions are taken apart with computers

🌍 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/12/why-doctors-hate-their-computers

Control--Panel

A collection of control panels photos

🌍 http://control--panel.com/

Infused design with Jared Spool - UX Podcast

Always nice hearing from Jared about design and designer roles

🌍 https://uxpodcast.com/195-infused-design-jared-spool/

Taking PHP Seriously

Slack uses PHP for most of its server-side application logic, which is an unusual choice these days. …

🌍 https://slack.engineering/taking-php-seriously-cf7a60065329

I don’t care what Airbnb is doing. (And neither should you.)

A presentation at Refresh Conference in October 2018 in Groningen, Netherlands by Stephen Hay

🌍 https://noti.st/stephenhay/nLABeP

Cabal

p2p chat using dat protocol

🌍 https://cabal-club.github.io/

Tutorial on dat://

Nice guide to learn dat API worth checking out

🌍 https://try-dat.com/01-install.html

How the Enlightenment Ends

When KISSINGER says it's dangerous, better reading and thinking about it.

🌍 https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/06/henry-kissinger-ai-could-me …

CSS: A New Kind Of JavaScript

Always fun to read! Step by step exemple how javascript is so bad comparing to CSS when resilience …

🌍 https://heydonworks.com/article/css:-a-new-kind-of-javascript/

The presence prison

If you’re constantly pulling people into things, then yeah, where they are right now matters. But if …

🌍 https://m.signalvnoise.com/the-presence-prison/

The New Web Typography

To begin with a discussion of the text we must first acknowledge the container. Although sadly, the …

🌍 https://www.robinrendle.com/essays/new-web-typography/

« Nous sommes en train de vivre une mosaïque d’effondrements » : la fin annoncée de la civilisation industrielle

Sur les neuf frontières vitales au fonctionnement du « système Terre », au moins quatre ont déjà été …

🌍 https://basta.media/L-effondrement-qui-vient

A Practical Utopian’s Guide to the Coming Collapse

What is a revolution? We used to think we knew. Revolutions were seizures of power by popular forces …

🌍 https://thebaffler.com/salvos/a-practical-utopians-guide-to-the-coming-collapse

Nothing Fails Like Success

Why (almost) everything sucks on the Internet. "the IndieWeb already works. But does an IndieWeb …

🌍 https://alistapart.com/article/nothing-fails-like-success/

The Case for the Disconnected Commute

The best thing about biking to work has nothing to do with exercise, the environment, or saving …

🌍 https://www.citylab.com/life/2017/05/the-disconnected-commute/528351/