Friday 20 May 2016
I’m a fucking webmaster – “We need to remember that at its core a web page is simple. That’s the beauty of it.”
Delivering Octicons with SVG – Github replaced its icon fonts with SVG, referencing Seren Davies’ slide deck about dyslexia Death to icon fonts. If you want to do the same, read Sara Souiedan’s article Converting Font Icons to SVG.
Optimizing for the Next Billion Users by World Bank CGAP (the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) Job:
Product Management Director – Opera Mini Tell ’em I sent you so I get brownie points.
We know where you live – “From location data alone, even low-tech snoopers can identify Twitter users’ homes, workplaces.”
Houdini – Demystifying CSS – Interesting intro article by Surma
Google : End Of The Online Advertising Bubble – “a big chunk of ad spending is being stolen, plain and simple … The whole ecosystem is at risk of turning from growth to decline, overnight, in a rerun of what happened in 2000-2001.” long report by Kalkis Research.
An Open Letter to Members of the W3C Advisory Committee on DRM, and “a compromise that both DRM advocates and opponents should be able to live with”
Arduino-powered gloves that translate sign language into spoken English
Women of colour in tech – stock photography you can use, e.g. in presentations, with a CC-BY license.
Achieving Diversity in Tech – a monthly London meet-up to discuss improving diversity in the technology industry
First Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology – Accra, Ghana Sept 13-14
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