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React - Charlie Owen

Please read this post on why there's not only a problem with this popular JS framework, but how it actually hurts 'the web' (that was, as Charlie put it). It echoes my stance and resentiment against all client-side only JS 'app'ification, and that is even without the meta aspects about society and representation that Charly…


You Pay (Or Maybe You Don’t) - Heydon Pickering

Aside from the fact that Heydon and Andy have published a very interesting work regarding the art of (writing less) CSS "Every Layout" - and want to get paid for the value this will bring to your arsenal - this blog post is a very good read.


Using Framework Powers For Good - Marcus Herrmann

Marcus has compiled a great collection of ways how (js) frameworks, which are often blamed for being responsible for unaccessible sites, can actually help in getting things right, a11y-wise.


The Web Has Turned …

The web has turned and left me here Just where I was before it appeared And in its place an empty space Has filled the void behind my face I just made love with its sweet memory One thousand times in my head it said it loved it more than ever it said it remains…


A quick note to my past-self

If there’s one thing that now-me would urgently tell past-me, when starting this whole self-employed business, it is this: Beware of „cost“ focussed clients, seek the „investment“ minded ones. Adapt your communication accordingly. If your services are seen only as „cost“, no fruitful and growing relation will come out of it - and with those…


All your face are belong to us

Illustration of a smiley left and a skull right, by wondertom.de

Imagine you'd like to build a database with not only every data you usually can get through user interaction with your service and the device where your app has been installed on, but with pictures of your user's faces, too. What a treasure trove in times of face recognition software. But surely after all those…


Status as a Service - Eugene Wei

A very interesting article by @eugenewei about social capital and how social networks tap into our need to compete and feel somewhat better than the rest.


Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us? – Cal Newport, The New Yorker

A nice article about the IndieWeb, published on a paywalled site ("you have three articles left this month") ??‍♂️. I find it a bit too focussed on servers and social media platforms, but with the right angle about 'engineered adictiveness'.


Take back your web - Tantek Çelik @ Beyond Tellerrand Conference, Düsseldorf 2019

Empty row of red seats, in the background the Beyond Tellerrand Logo on a mirror above the bar

Watch this. Understand this. For quite a while now I really think we are at a crucial point in the history of the web.


Beyond Tellerrand Düsseldorf 2019

Empty row of red seats, in the background the Beyond Tellerrand Logo on a mirror above the bar

For the ninth year I attended this great small conference about Web, Design and going beyond. Here are some notes and thoughts. Maybe I polish it later, but I want to get this out of my head. These moments stuck with me - which does not mean that any talk that is not mentioned here…


The Power of Metaphor - Mike Hill @Beyond Tellerrand Conference, Düsseldorf 2019

This talk yesterday kind of illustrated the frame for many of the stories that were told by the talks that followed. The circle of stories, the archetypes, the whole 'going from the known to the unknown', the 'old self / new self' transformation, the dragon's den… there's a lot of that to be found in…


This is the end of the web as we know it

… and I don't feel fine. die anstehende beschlossene Urheberrechtsreform der EU; die geplante "EU-Verordnung zur Verhinderung der Verbreitung terroristischer Online-Inhalte", und mal ein paar Newsmeldungen der letzten Tage: Official EU Agencies Falsely Report More Than 550 Archive.org URLs as Terrorist Content: Österreich plant Bundesgesetz über Sorgfalt und Verantwortung im Netz (SVN-G): Das russische Parlament…