There’s a gif going around presenting a debate about whether websites are under-engineered or over-engineered as Elmer and Bugs doing their duck-season/rabbit-season skit.
A few words on not using the standard publishing industry processes for making digital work.
(This is a follow-up to my earlier blog post Von be don: A few notes on a recent digital publishing project in Iceland)
You may or may not know this, but last year my mother, Bergljót Baldursdóttir, and my sister, Brynhildur Jenný Bjarnadóttir, published a children’s book in Icelandic, Von be don, Magnús og Malaika leysa málið.
The debate surrounding the W3C’s involvement has polarised. Unfortunately for the W3C, both sides are right.
Here’s what’s going to be a very unpopular opinion: the biggest hindrance to productivity apps on iOS isn’t the app store but nonexistent support for indirect pointers.
Consider the contrasts between the recent tragedy in Iceland and how similar events usually play out in the UK or US.
‘JS is more fragile’ is a stance common among Progressive Enhancement advocates (and I’m certainly guilty of this myself).
One problem with the debate around Progressive Enhancement is that it bundles together a bunch of concerns and tactics under a single label.
The backlash against Apple’s Mac event is entirely of their own making.
A few basic facts.
The history of the web according to journalists and punditry.
Don’t. Just don’t debate. Especially if the issue is an important one.