Where content comes from and who pays for it.
The show is over, but the memories, write-ups, demos, and links remain.
“Blogging while angry is like driving while drinking.”
Jeffrey Zeldman's keynote talk at DIBI Conference 2011.
“I want to start a Why Conference and hold it across the street from the How Conference.”
Why the SOPA would destroy the internet as we know it.
Jeffrey Zeldman talks with Mike Monteiro of Mule Design.
A week in the life of Jeffrey Zeldman.
We are on the edge of something very new.
The web and its ability to empower the maker.
“Design lives in gap between current knowledge (what the user already knows) and target knowledge (what they must know to use our app).”
The Kellum method of CSS image replacement.
The video played at SXSW Interactive during the 2012 Awards Show.
“The straw man is my favorite character in Wizard of Oz and least favorite on Twitter.”
“Stop. Using. Periods. For. Emphasis.”
Tina Roth Eisenberg on design, invention, work, and family.
“I’m designing a line of responsive pants.”
“Good is the enemy of great, but great is the enemy of shipping.”
Celebrating the third anniversary of “Responsive Web Design.”
“Corporate America runs on a diet of dysfunctional intranets sold by the lords of vendorbation.”
“Don't think of your job as supporting browsers. Think of it as supporting people.”
“For every decent person who invents something on the web, there are ten link-bait jerks trying to squeeze a dollar out of it.”
“Never underestimate the power of admitting when you are wrong.”
“Never fear, web design generalists: many companies and organizations require your services.”
“Two years into a job or relationship, when you think you’ve got the hang of it, that’s when you need to up your game or lose everything.”
“How magical this world would be if it were run by kind people instead of aggressive ones.”
“Intelligence and the hand co-evolved. No wonder we love touch interfaces.”
“Don’t wait for someone to offer you a dream job or a dream project.”
“Good taste with average talent is better than average taste with good talent.”
“Respect clients and employees like they are your elders, and love them like they are your children.”
“The open web came first; apps came later. With Apple wearables, the reverse may be true.”
“I built and tested the first version of this site, shipping it on May 31, 1995.”
“Usability testing doesn’t reveal problems in your product so much as it uncovers arrogance in your thinking.”
“Comments are proof most people don’t read the articles.”
Celebrating the 9th annual Blue Beanie Day around the world today.
“Don’t design to prove you’re clever. Design to make the user think she is.”
Why it’s important to construct your markup properly.
“We are still in the first 10,000 days of the web.”
What are you waiting for?
“Nonsemantic classnames that refer to visual styles will always be a bad idea.”
Where we are now, and where we’re going.
The tragedy of great designers and developers.
“I’ve almost never met a web form design that couldn’t be improved. Most just break your heart.”
The future of web standards: Chrome vs. Firefox.
“To get to a good idea, you must be willing to work through a lot of bad ideas and not give up.”
The father of web standards on why the Web sucks.
“The longer I work in design, the more confident I become in my certainty that I know almost nothing.”