"What happened was, I was hanging out in an online chatter channel when a little birdy named Bruce chirped about OpenAI's Whisper and how he was using it to transcribe audio. And I thought, Hey, I have audio that needs to be transcribed. Brucie Bird also mentioned it would output text, SRT, and WebVTT formats, and I thought, Hey, I have videos I'll need to upload with transcription to YouTube!"
"Ultimately, the success depends on one simple thing: just how well the teams work together. And if they can't collaborate particularly well, chances are high that a design hand-off won't make it any better, and a major change in the team culture will need to happen first."
"Today, we're thrilled to tell you about the many additions to WebKit that are included in Safari 16.4. This release is packed with 135 new web features and over 280 polish updates. Let's take a look."
"This May the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division will kickstart a rulemaking procedure some 13 years in the making aimed at codifying technical standards to assist public entities in complying with obligations to make their websites accessible to individuals with disabilities."
"In order to use emojis in a way that are beneficial to everyone, I'm going to give you a few tips on how to use them. At an emojis best, they can add fun and context to a post or message. At their worst, they can cause frustration and abandonment."
"The nice people at Deque systems asked me to kick off the developer track of their Axe Conference 2023. You can view the design glory of my slides (and download the PDF for links etc). Here's the subtitled video."
"First and foremost, just because an assistive technology feature exists does not mean it is guaranteed that a person who could benefit from its use knows the feature exists and is actively using it. This means designing and building an accessible experience as the default."
"I introduce mental models I built for myself when I was learning web development and accessibility, especially around the separation of content and presentation, and then I go over some weird demos that challenged those mental models."
"It's important to learn build tools even if you've never used them before because they are essential tools for modern web development. By automating repetitive tasks and optimizing code, build tools can help you write better code more quickly and efficiently."
"By balancing current trends with practical considerations and thinking critically about their suitability for your website, you can create a website that reflects your brand and meets the needs of your audience."