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A Few of Our Faves: April 25

Apr 26, 2016

April showers bring... a big crop of great new favorites:

  • Design for Real Life is about compassionate UX and thoughtful design—and how to put into practice for every project. Find out how and why on UX Booth, in a new article from the authors.
  • Sara Wachter-Boettcher shares even more insight into a kinder design process, including do’s and don’ts for more compassionate content.
  • Rachel Andrew joins Jen Simmons to talk about what's happening with the new CSS specs, on The Web Ahead.
  • On the User Defenders podcast, David Demaree talks about the beauty of simplicity, and how that thread is woven through his new book.
  • On The Big Web Show, Aarron Walter talks about launching a design education initiative as part of his new gig at InVision, and more.
  • Catch The Visual Minute with Dan Cederholm during last month’s SXSW festival.
  • Get all the RWD podcast goodness you might’ve missed, including interviews with 99% Invisible on how project management comes into focus for RWD projects, KLM on improving customer satisfaction, and Edible magazine on the cost of going responsive.
  • If you don’t read Jeremy Keith’s blog, you really should. His latest thoughts on the spirit of the indie web and conversational interfaces.
  • Eric Meyer asks, ”is real CSS layout finally here?
  • Jeffrey Zeldman candidly chats with Alex Nemeroff about getting back into hands-on design, building business(es), and the path to becoming a designer.

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