From my experience with developing web sites and applications that incorporate social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc) and my experience as an end-user (I consume video, engage friends on Facebook and strangers on Twitter and Google Plus, read blogs, and RSS every day), I have become very sensitive/attuned to how much of my activity is recorded.
Here are several articles I have read on my journey to understanding the EM and REM unit and why it is so powerful in CSS styling for modern web sites. Please let me know if you find any of their knowledge incorrect/outdated/helpful. Understanding em Units in CSS By Louis Lazaris on March 14th, 2012 Link: http://www.impressivewebs.com/understanding-em-units-css/ CSS Font-Size: […]
Source Article: http://mobile.smashingmagazine.com/2013/08/21/webkit-implements-srcset-and-why-its-a-good-thing/ WebKit has implemented srcset and I can’t help but feel this is a step backward and a band aid solution. There are many thoughts that come to me when I think of the short and long-term effect something like this can have on web development.
Did you hear about the 32 million dollar crowd-funding project for the Ubuntu Edge on Indiegogo? It fell short of it’s 32 mil goal but managed to raise 12.8 million dollars which ended up being refunded to the backers, since Ubuntu set the campaign with Fixed Funding (Fixed only allows the campaign to keep the […]
I always get excited when Google launches a new product. When Google Keep was leaked a few days ago, I was mildly excited. When Tom Merritt speculated on Tech News Today (Episode 712, after the 17:45 mark) that maybe Keep would have RSS functionality which would be Google’s answer to shutting down Google Reader, I […]