“The Ethics of Web Design”, and why emotional labour is the whole point

If Morten Rand-Hendriksen would have given his talk “The Ethics of Web Design” at a church instead of the Milky Way track at WordCamp Europe 2018, the definition of what made that talk so special might have been: Testimony. https://twitter.com/mor10/status/1015293900892672000 Morten didn’t waste time when he got on stage. He started right off with a most…

AMP cache versus Cloudflare

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I was curious what AMP would do to the performance of an average blog post on my site, so I ran a series of tests with AMP for WordPress (0.6.2) versus just a cached post served via Cloudflare. As a sample post, I picked a fairly long blog post with a decent amount of images (including…

Building for people

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You may have heard about “the next billion internet users”, however, I love how Tal Oppenheimer doesn’t focus on “next”, but includes all people on the internet in general when she talks about “Building for billions on the web”. Here’s a short list extracted from her talk at Google I/O 2016. I’m posting this in…