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- Link Of The Week!! The Accessibility of Styled Form Controls – “A repository of styled and “styled” form control elements and markup patterns, and how they are announced by screen readers” by Scott O’Hara.
- Building the most inaccessible site possible with a perfect Lighthouse score – remember kids: automated tests are not real tests.
- Short note on the portal element by Uncle @stevefaulkner. Surprise! It’s not keyboard accessible.
- Baking accessibility into components: how frameworks help – Hidde de Vries being correct again
- Why I don’t use web components by @Rich_Harris
- The cost of an ad-free internet: $35 more per month – back of envelope calculation, but still interesting
- Reining in lawless facial recognition: Doteveryone’s perspective – “This post outlines the considerable challenges caused by facial recognition, and gives Doteveryone’s perspective on how to make it the technology accountable and responsible.”
- CSS Grid Level 2 – subgrid is coming to Firefox by Auntie Rachel
- How to design a voice experience – “Inspired by our work on the BBC Kids skill – a voice experience for three to seven year olds – we’ve come up with 12 design principles for voice.”
- CSS Scroll Snap Updated in Firefox 68 by Auntie Rachel
- Apple wants to kill the ad industry. It’s forcing developers to help. – “As a person in digital marketing, as well as a coder and startup founder, the feature terrifies me: Apple wants to remove the last piece of control I actually had over my product’s marketing”
- Why did we need another accessibility standard? – the birth of ISO 30071-1. Many years ago I was on the committee that drafted the British Standard for commissioning accessible websites. It’s formed the basis of the new International Standard.
- Uber’s Path of Destruction – “Silicon Valley investors amassed staggering riches while inflicting enormous damage on the rest of society (e.g., creating an uncontrollable surveillance apparatus, poisoning public discourse, exploiting massive anticompetitive power)”
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