»There's plenty of time to do just the stuff that matters.

Because not a lot of it exists.«

@heydon at Fronteers 2018

Here’s how Basecamp assesses the level and title of designers, from Junior to Principal Designer: github.com/basecamp/handbook/b

A wonderful read by @azumbrunnen_@twitter.com about how the Apple Watch is completely redefining a device category with a long tradition. Including a super interesting journey through the history of watchmaking. 🙌👌

“Image Performance” by @wilto is available now! 🎉

If you want to read up on image performance optimization, read this book by one of the authors of the picture element spec and chair of the RICG:

“A design system is a tool for empowerment, not a weapon to control design.”

The key lessons I learned creating a popular Design System, by Matt Bond

You shouldn’t feel obligated to meet other people’s expectations when you write on your own site. In the end, even the smallest contribution can be valuable to others. Thanks for the reminder, @SaraSoueidan@twitter.com and @tobiastom! 🤗

‪“It's time to embrace decentralization […] Ultimately, this directive targets an era of the web that is already beginning to wane. It's not a disaster; it is a turning page.”‬

‪An apt comment by @benwerd on the new EU “upload filter” directive.‬ HT @baldur

‪A lot of good advice – and useful tools – in this great article by @ericwbailey about the importance and quirks of manual accessibility testing. smashingmagazine.com/2018/09/i

This post by @tkadlec is the best possible answer to The Cascade Controversy™. Moderate but unambiguous. 👏👏👏

Beyond delighted to present the topic of Josh Clark for in . Check what he is talking about in “The New Design Material”. beyondtellerrand.com/events/be

A great article by @SaraSoueidan@twitter.com about nested links (without nesting) and why you should always test the usability and accessibility of your design. 👏👏👏

Google is using its massive vertical web presence to try to force us all into AMP. polemicdigital.com/google-amp-
Again, do not use AMP.

This is one heck of a useful read on the why and how of using Mastodon. Thanks for writing it all up @laurakalbag@twitter.com!

🎉 The August issue of Prototyping.news is out! 🎉

👉 Real work vs. imaginary work, successful usability testing, prototyping a smoother map, and a talk about prototyping with code. prototyping.news/archive/issue

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