Hello, I'm Marc Friederich ๐Ÿ‘‹

Writing ๐Ÿ’พ

This is where I collect thoughts, URL and words on my web journey

Simple is the web, and why I love it so much.

Through my 20 yearsโ€™ experience of designing and building web pages, I learned to unlearn, to take some distances, to fight and also accept to lose for the better.

Jul 08, 2019

How and why asking for help

Leadership tips on asking for help

Sep 23, 2018

Start a localwiki.org page for Lausanne

Let's explore how we can document the world around us

Sep 23, 2018

About dat:// to a distributed Web


Aug 08, 2018

My leadership cheatsheet

Writing down ideas and links to articles and found ressources.

Aug 05, 2018

Maintaining your working environment

We all have our weapons of choice to code and design.

Nov 04, 2012

My collection

Linking ๐ŸŒ

URL are extraordinary

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 looked like on a large display? An essential read about how little control we have on design

๐ŸŒ http://mrmrs.cc/writing/chaos-design/

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

When you think about consistency, youโ€™re thinking about the product. When youโ€™re thinking about current knowledge, youโ€™re thinking about the user.

๐ŸŒ https://medium.com/@jmspool/consistency-in-design-is-the-wrong-approach-3cfbc87a โ€ฆ

Designing For Users Across Cultures: An Interview With Jenny Shen

L10n and I18n related interview - how we can approach localizing and internationalizing our websites, over and above simply offering a translation of the material.

๐ŸŒ https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2019/05/designing-users-across-cultures-intervi โ€ฆ

the Origins of Opera and the Future of Programming

Jessica Kerr looking at collective problem solving in music, art, science, and software. How it happen over the years and especially from the sixteenth century

๐ŸŒ https://the-composition.com/the-origins-of-opera-and-the-future-of-programming-b โ€ฆ

Creating some slack

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

๐ŸŒ https://aeon.co/essays/households-are-mini-economies-that-need-slack-to-be-produ โ€ฆ

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

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

๐ŸŒ https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/12/why-doctors-hate-their-computers
Ressources worth linking to

Talking ๐ŸŽฉ

Some ask me to go on stage and talk about design and web topics

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Performance Web โ€“ Genรจve

May 24, 2018 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

Design Systems

11th UN Designers & Visual Communicators Meetup โ€“ ITU Headquarters, Geneva

Apr 27, 2018 โ€“ by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

Design documentation

Digital Strategy and UX meetup Geneva โ€“ ImpactHub, Geneva

Oct 18, 2017 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

Design documentation made to last

ProductTank Lausanne โ€“ Lausanne

Jun 29, 2017 โ€“ by Marc Friederich

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IxDA Lausanne โ€“ Lausanne

May 09, 2017 โ€“ by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

i18n & l10n โ€” Internationalisation & localisation

Web Blend Mix 2016 โ€“ Lyon

Nov 03, 2016 โ€“ by Marc Friederich & Guillaume Berry

See all my contribution to conferences

Making pictures ๐Ÿ™

Travelling with my eyes open and trying to capture shades, light and mostly clouds.