June 28, 2019, midnight
🧶 ICYMI #2: June 28, 2019
Hope y'all had a good week! Here are some things that caught my eye this week, in case you missed them!
Several outlets wrote about the
inaccessibility of 2020 presidential candidates' websites
Which is great, despite the
methodology of the cited research being... flawed
methodologies for measuring OSS project health
Note: This is from July 18, 2018, but new to me and fascinating)
Hidde de Vries
wrote for Mozilla about
how accessibility trees inform assistive tech
The Washington Post published an interactive piece, "
Seeing isn't believing: The Fact Checker's guide to manipulated video
interactive introduction to synthesizers
. (A synthesizer (or synth) is an electronic musical instrument, producing sounds by generating and combining signals of different frequencies).
launched an updated Sizzy.io -- a tool for
testing responsive websites on multiple devices at once
shared a story illustrating how many of us take the privilege of internet access for granted, and how lack of access
excludes people from doing vital things like applying for a job
helpful mental process for dealing with anxiety
-- "Anxiety tends to get amplified with unknowns. If you're feeling off, check your facts."
shared a thought that really resonated, on
describing feedback as "constructive and destructive"
, rather than "good and bad".
delivered a brilliant and entertaining talk on
at JSHeroes 2019.
the contentious relationship between the LGBTQ+ community and tech
at JSConf EU 2019.
did an awesome webinar for Smashing Magazine on
joined the Product Hunt podcast to discuss
launching a business, and supporting underrepresented candidates getting into tech
The most recent episode of
's "Intersectionality Matters" podcast explored "
The Anatomy of an Apology: How Himpathy & Hubris Undermine Accountability
Note: This was released June 6, 2019
New podcast alert!
launched the "
, a new podcast debugging the tech industry 🐞. (
beat the "podfade"
, releasing their eighth episode of
The Overlap podcast
A very happy birthday to friend and co-worker
! Lots of people
made silly Gatsby projects to celebrate
, and it was delightful.
NASA announced a new
mission to visit Titan, Saturn's largest moon
INSIDER produced this short video on the "
evolution of Pixar's digital animation
published a Silicon Valley dictionary
, and it's... pretty great/terrible.
A baby puffin is
called a puffling
speaking at All Things Open
later this year!
We're hiring a
VP of Engineering
I just finished reading
by Sara Wachter-Boettcher, and highly recommend it. (
Up next is
Weapons of Math Destruction
by Cathy O'Neil
I asked Twitter what
resources they would recommend for a complete git beginner
, and got some great suggestions.
Have a lovely weekend! 💜,
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