• The week in quotes (2019W13)

    An Art 14 GDPR precedent, adtech on gov websites, data security in self-hosting, guerilla a11y, Cuban internet proxies, and ecocide.

  • Note, published 25 Mar 2019

    Great Sep’18 IxDA Berlin talks by Eriol Fox and Quinn Keast now on video: https://vimeo.com/ixdab  …updated my summary with links as well. By the way, Eriol is speaking at the Think About! Cologne conference in May! And tickets for April’s IxDA Berlin are available now: ixdaberlin.de

  • The week in quotes (2019W12)

    Growth hacking, white supremacy in tech, edge cases, persistence, digital resignation, and strangershots.

  • Reposting a Tweet by Accessibility Club

    Joschi Kuphal and a11yclub just released the tickets for the Accessibility Club meetup Düsseldorf 2019, May 15!

  • The week in quotes (2019W11)

    GoogleDocs chat, #Web30, user research w/out analytics, depressing study on web a11y, and history's greatest human rights violation.

  • The week in quotes (2019W10)

    Accessibility (in maps, business and the industry), cookie walls, 4th party code, and microplastics.

  • On low-hanging fruit and using the right tools for accessibility (A11Y Berlin meetup #6)

    The 6th A11YBerlin meetup featured talks on "Getting the first 30% of accessibility issues" and "Accessible PDF".

  • Looking for speakers

    Do you have experience with accessibility of infovis & interactive maps? Sketching a proposal for a Hacks/Hackers Berlin meetup on inclusive design in data journalism – looking for speakers! Ping me :)

  • The week in quotes (2019W09)

    Hobbyist labour, research synthesis, inclusion, DNS fingerprinting, out-of-control Facebook, anthropocenic bias, and flight shame.

  • CAPTCHAs are really, really bad UX design

    Robin Christopherson just wrote an important article on the AbilityNet blog: "AI is making CAPTCHA increasingly cruel for disabled users".

  • The week in quotes (2019W08)

    Adtech lobbying, sharenting, algorithmic literacy, the technology maintenance divide, good design, and biodiversity.

  • Bookmark: CERN 2019 WorldWideWeb Rebuild

    The world's first web browser, rebuilt to run within a modern browser - 30 years later.

  • The week in quotes (2019W07)

    Ethics, cyberpunk standards, robust UIs, default browser behaviour, common a11y issues, and the vanishing of insects

  • A hot summer ahead: Web community events in Germany

    May is going to be an event-laden month for the web design community in Germany.

  • The week in quotes (2019W06)

    Web micropayments, Zuboff vs. Marx, Facebook as internet antithesis, vestigial friendships, and self-engineered devastation.

  • Reply to a Tweet by Aral Balkan

    For WordPress sites, another data-minimalist stats tool (no personal data, no cookies) is Statify by Pluginkollektiv (also the makers of the privacy-friendly Akismet alternative Antispam Bee)

  • The UX design case of closed captions for everyone

    Are video subtitles chiefly for users who cannot hear or lack an audio device?

  • The week in quotes (2019W05)

    Access to creating on the web, ethics in CS ed, abusability testing, and the loss of the human self.

  • Bookmark: Exclusive Design

    The first time I heard about Vasilis van Gemert’s experiment, in the lead-up to his talk at beyond tellerrand Berlin 2017, I openly admit it took me a moment to get my head around the idea. The thinking he applies to challenge and extend prevailing perspectives of “inclusion” can appear somewhat counter-intuitive at first, given […]

  • The week in quotes (2019W04)

    Free speech vs. attention, moral blindness, life without Amazon, GDPR fines, and climate change.