FACT: design as a service and responsive web design are incompatible.
— How the BBC should practice Responsive Web Design. A shot fired across the bow of the web design industry.
Twitter may be down, but blogs (and RSS) are up. While an individual blog may go down, blogs in general are always up.
— inessential.com: The Great Web
I love that most of these were clearly placed with careful consideration of the lighting in the original photo.
A lot of really great advice in here for anyone who has to do business communication. Even if you don’t buy into the whole “slidedoc” system, the various components she outlines each have merit on their own.
I think it’s just like Web 2.0. And AJAX. It’s just like Web Standards (although to a lesser extent) and exactly like HTML5 (in the minds of those of you who aren’t developers) and its rather splendid branding. Responsive design has grown into a term that represents change above all else. To me, responsive design is more about a change in the browser and device landscape. A change in how people consume content. A change in how we make things for the web. And responsive design is just the term to encapsulate that change in a nice, easy solution that can get sold to a board of directors worrying about their profit and loss.
— Responsive Web Design – Defining The Damn Thing | Mark Boulton
That’s the key. None of these studies is the final truth; science is incremental, it learns by degrees, and epidemiology doubly so.
— Are burgers as bad as cigarettes? Unravelling the truth about diet and disease – Telegraph Blogs
I think that what makes a ‘designer’ a ‘web designer’ is the ability to recognize the grain of the web and a willingness to go with it.
— Frank Chimero on His New Site | Trent Walton. More important than ever on today’s responsive web.
This year’s lead actors average 85 minutes on screen, but lead actresses average only 57 minutes. (When you add in supporting categories, all competing actors averaged 59 minutes, while all competing actresses averaged 42 minutes.) Last year’s results were even more imbalanced: nominated male stars averaged 100 minutes on screen to the lead actresses’ 49 minutes.
— The Gender Gap in Screen Time
A fascinating and engaging account of NASA’s hypothetical rescue mission to save the crew of Columbia.