A Few of Our Faves: May 31
May 31, 2016
May winds down with a dip in a deep pool of our favorites:
- A bunch of responsive web design podcast episodes are ready for a listen, including interviews with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, New Zealand’s Ministry of Social Development, Curbed and the hosts themselves, Karen and Ethan. Don’t miss ’em!
- Jeremy Keith unfolds the kinks in how we think about progressive web apps and shares anecdotes about a new program he’s working on at Clearleft, in the role of Content Buddy.
- A lovely interview with Scott Jehl from net magazine hit virtual stands this month.
- User Defenders podcast host Jason Ogle sits down with Sara Wachter-Boettcher and Eric Meyer to talk about how Design for Real Life became a book.
- Jeffrey Zeldman posits the idea of incorporating the role of Front-End Director. Is it right for your team?
- In a thoughtful post, Don Norman praises Josh Clark’s Designing for Touch for having intelligent design principles and an overall refreshing philosophy for touch and gesture. We think so, too!
- Erika Hall says, “let’s stop doing research!” You’ll see what she means—and it’s a rally cry for more evidence-based design.
- On how he ended up in design leadership and what challenges lie ahead—Aarron Walter on Ways We Work.
- Executive Director Katel LeDû chatted with the crew at Shopify, about how A Book Apart started and how we work as a completely remote team—on their podcast!
- Stay Enchanted with Jeffrey Zeldman: an interview in two parts on the User Defenders podcast (part 1, part 2).
- Making forms suck less, and other great advice for compassionate design—on UX Magazine, from Sara and Eric.
- Mandy Brown discusses diversity in the hiring process and why it’s so hard to do well, on Authentic Jobs’ Hired podcast.