EMAIL HEAVEN REDEFINES EDUCATION: TGIF (97)
TGIF! – Thank Grohl, Gauss, Glob, Galileo and Science it’s Friday, and again it’s time for our weekly reading recommendations, prepared to help you get some good reading time on your weekend. This week, they’re curated for you by Cecily. Enjoy!
In a world where there is less Open Source, there’s less opportunity to participate in the construction of the Web in an open, inclusive manner.
John Maeda, Global Head of Computational Design and Inclusion, Automattic, on Why Automattic?
As a visual artist in general I can tell you when I see something that doesn’t work. And I can tell you when something is being done to death. The current web design trend is incredibly over-saturated.
Chris Flanagan in What happened to web design?
The Web and Development
The Tech World and Culture
When workers get hurt and are instantly pushed out for someone new and healthy, it’s easy to miss the number of people nursing chronic pain and injuries as a result of their jobs.
Eira A. Erke in The Physical Risks of Tech Work
Rather than accepting that a company like Facebook, which knows more about our personal lives than any entity that’s ever existed, is simply “tech”, we should talk about it as an information broker, as an agent of government surveillance, as a media publisher, as a producer of unmanned drones, or in any other specific description that will assign appropriate accountability and context to their actions.
Anil Dash, in There Is No Tech Industry
Meet the Hoodie community at one or more of these fine events:
JSConf Iceland August 25, Reykjavik, Iceland
Events from our friends
JSConf China, September 3-4, Nanjing, China
NationJS Browser Day, September 12, Washington, D.C., US
Liberty JS, September 30 - October 1, Philadelphia (PA), US
JSConf Colombia, October 7-8, Medellín, Colombia
Have a nice weekend!