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The Dangers of Being a Web Developer - Jens Oliver Meiert @ Beyond Tellerrand Düsseldorf 2018

view directly on vimeo I've been following Jens' output for over a decade now. Not regulary, but every now and then some of his smart observations and thoughts surface in my information stream. So I was excited to see his name in the speakers list, and his talk about the pros and cons of being…

Eight Years Beyond Tellerrand

This will be a short blog post, because I want to get out some thoughts as quickly as possible, not waiting for that time that never comes in which I sit and craft a well written lengthy text. Which is why I didn't blog for some years now after I visited Marc Thieles phantastic event,…

How to Build an Atomic Bomb - Mike Monteiro @ Beyond Tellerrand Düsseldorf 2018

view this directly on vimeo Wow. It was on the historical date of May 8th, that Mike Monteiro held this intense talk, reminding each and everyone who cared to listen of the conseqences and the possible impacts of the "I'm only doing my job here" mentality. This talk gave me several goose bumps, having seen…

The indieweb privacy challenge (webmentions, silo backfeeds, and the GDPR) - Sebastian Greger

A thorough article on the current challenges, technically and ethically, regarding the use of elsewhere published public data that can be regarded as 'personal data' in the GDPR/DSGVO sense. Data that will be published for example by pulling in likes, shares and comments posted on Twitter here in my blog, as 'reactions' alongside with 'real'…

The Illusion of Control in Web Design - Aaron Gustafson

Recognizing all of the ways our carefully-crafted experiences can be rendered unusable can be more than a little disheartening. No one likes to spend their time thinking about failure. So don’t. Don’t focus on all of the bad things you can’t control. Focus on what you can control. Start simply. Code defensively. User-test the heck…

From hexcodes to eyeballs

A great article diving into the maths and physics of colour reception and reproduction. … an exploration of electromagnetic radiation, optical biology, colorimetry, and display hardware … jamie-wong.com

DWNTLETSIEB* revisited

No, websites do not need to look exactly the same in every browser, but while styling a details/summary element recently, I thought I had found smart way to make the default "open/closed" markers behave visually a bit nicer without resorting to re-invent several wheels and hacking my way with "::before" contents: .acc-trigger { list-style-type: none;…

Let there be Web

(to the tune of AC/DC's Let There be Rock): Let there be TCP/IP and there was TCP/IP Let there be HTML and there was HTML Let there be CSS and there was CSS Let there be JS and there was JS Let there be Web And it came to pass That the Web was born…

Syndicate some Blogposts from WordPress to Kirby with the REST API

New year, old problems, new Website -- this was my reasoning during the christmas holidays, and so I decided to completly wipe my "About me" website, making it a simple hub of my diverse activities and interests instead of the old "hey, look how cool experienced I am, come work with me and give me…