The five best design links, every weekday


Equivalent experience can cut both ways

The “more options” button is emblematic of how something can be technically usable by everyone, but also confusing for all involved.

Formative Posts

Here are things other people have written that have helped to shape who I am. Enjoy!

My jeans’ metadata may outlive the company that sold them

This is the thought process that kicks in when I look at a something as mundane and everyday as a pair of pants…

display: contents considered harmful

display: contents has a long and storied history when it comes to accessibility.

Don’t use custom CSS scrollbars

While a custom CSS scrollbar may seem flashy and fun, consider that it may present a significant, unnecessary barrier to access.

Sabbath mode and assistive technology features

There’s a secret mode that comes with almost all large ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers, and other large kitchen appliances.

I doubled-down on RSS

RSS is an incredibly powerful, under-appreciated, and under-utilized technology.

My Mastodon Strategy

A lot of the following is an attempt of a highly motivated individual trying to recapture what I once had.

Yes, accessibility is also a backend concern

Accessibility is a holistic practice that touches every aspect of creating a digital experience.