Diigo Bookmarks 11/04/2019
- Marc Teyssier | Skin-On Interfaces
"Skin-On Interfaces are sensitive skin-like input methods than can be added to existing devices to increase their capabilities. When we interact with others, we use skin as interfaces. However the objects of mediated communication - such as the smartphone - still has a cold interface that doesn't allow natural interaction and input."
- The Evolution of Material Design's Text Fields - Google Design - Medium
"Redesigning the text fields involved around 600 participants, two designers, and one researcher. Today, these new text fields appear across Google products from account sign-in pages to Google forms."
- Things We Can't (Yet) Do In CSS -- Smashing Magazine
"In this article, Rachel Andrew looks at some common layout patterns that we can't yet do on the web and the CSS Specifications that might let us achieve them in the future."
- I used switch control for a day - Axess Lab
"millions of people around the world with motor impairments use switches to access technology. Sadly, the awareness and knowledge about this assistive technology is generally low. So it's time to switch the spotlight on switch users!"
- A TPG Halloween special: the horrors lurking in your HTML | TPG - The Accessibility Experts
- How accessible design helps everyone
"Material Design team updated the accessibility guidelines on how to make images more accessible for websites and applications. The new guidelines explain how to write HTML code in the correct order for images to be read aloud by a screen reader, how to write alt text and captions for sighted and non-sighted people to understand images, and which types of images have to follow accessibility requirements."