Posts Tagged ‘Opinion’

Beyond Device Testing

I had always looked at device testing as a straightforward pass/fail endeavor where websites either look and behave as expected or not. I would interact with whichever device—smartphone, tablet, or in-between—only for as long as it took me… read more

Jerry Seinfeld on How to Write a Joke

To waste this much time on something this stupid… that felt good to me. This speaks to how I see process—doing things the long, hard, stupid way. To me, this is how you know you’re doing it right. via @CaryWood

Get Help With Hosting

Over the past few months we’ve been having problems with the Media Temple DV server that hosts sites like this blog, ShopTalk, and Paravel. With each new post or show, we’d inevitably experience a wave of sluggish performance… read more

Keeping Current With CSS

I recently got a question about CSS experimentation from Paddy O’Hanlon, and I thought it warranted a quick post. @TrentWalton I’m reading your interview in the new Insites Book. You mention testing out new CSS. Where do you keep… read more

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Jiro, Sushi & Web Type

One of my favorite documentaries is Jiro Dreams of Sushi, which tells the story of 85 year-old sushi master, Jiro Ono, who has spent his life honing his craft at a 10-seat restaurant in a Japanese subway station. Jiro… read more

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Collaboration

If I could add a superpower to my web design skill-set, it wouldn’t be perma-inspiration or psychokinetic coding, but the ability to Vulcan mind meld clients. One constant I’ve experienced over the years is that it isn’t a… read more

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