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Fighting uphill - Eric Bailey

Digital accessibility is a niche practice. That’s not a value judgement, it’s just the way things are. Again, it’s hard to fault someone for creating an inaccessible experience if they simply haven’t learned the concept exists.
And yet, seventy percent of websites are non-compliant. It’s a shocking statistic. What if I told you that seventy percent of all bridges were structurally unsound?
Some engineers who work with physical materials have a reminder of the gravity of the decisions they make. They wear iron rings to remind them that they have an obligation to the public good, and that actual lives ...

The web we may have lost - Christian Heilmann

The current blow to the open web that is the Net Neutrality ruling feels terrible to me.
My generation saw the web emerge and many of us owe our careers to it. (…) I am not surprised that it came to this. The world-wide-web always scared the hell out of those who want to control what people consume and what their career is. The web was the equaliser.