This talk was given at the first Smashing Conference 2012 in Freiburg. Here is the talk description:
With the explosion of Web-enabled devices of all shapes and sizes, the practice of Web design and development seems more complex than ever. But if we can learn to see below this overwhelming surface to the underlying Web beneath, we can learn to make sites not for specific devices but for the people using them. This talk will demonstrate how tried and tested principles like progressive enhancement are more important than ever. By embracing the spirit of the Web, you can ensure that your websites are backwards-compatible and future-friendly.
I’m curious what, if anything, Jeremy might change all these years later?
Donald Rumsfeld, known unknowns, unknown unknowns
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts… A graphic representation of data abstracted from banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding…
–William Gibson, in Neuromancer
A tao of web design by John Alsop (A List Apart, April 7, 2000)
Do websites need to look exactly the same in every browser?
dConstruct audio archive of content since 2005
Performance is not a checkbox
style tiles (mood boards) for websites
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