Device Screen Resolutions Ordered by OS is a very useful resource from David Storey.
Bryan Cranston now pushing iPads to Apple addicts. This funny headline gives me the opportunity to make a comment on the new iPad Air. I have a regular iPad and an iPad mini and I much prefer the smaller one simply because of weight. I applaud the arrival of a lighter full-sized iPad.
Designing for Usability: Three Key Principles comes from Measuring Usability, a blog by Jeff Sauro with many helpful articles.
The CNN 10: Thinkers is an inspirational and fascinating look at ten thinkers in the field of technology. The first thing I noticed about the list was that it is not all white males. The second thing I noticed was – wow! these people are amazing. Hat tip to @redcrew for bringing the post to my attention.
Speckyboy has several free responsive HTML5 templates available. You might want one for yourself or to give students something to start with on a class project.
Oh, wow, I think someone at The New York Times Magazine has been listening to me. The article I Am Woman, Watch Me Hack deals with this: One theory about why so few women go into computer science says it has less to do with innate capabilities and more to do with cultural narratives, like “CSI” and “Bones”.
If you’ve never been on a team designing a site in one of Knowbilities OpenAIR events, it’s a great experience. You learn a lot about accessibility and have a good time. They still need 3 teams for this year’s event.
A Queer History of Computing at Rhizome is the first of five posts in a series. The first post is about Alan Turing, an English mathematician who is considered by many to be the father of computer science. This is a fantastic project, I hope educators find and use all five posts in the series. The series will be all men. A similar project on queer women would be wonderful, too.
Collaboratively Create Multimedia Documents With Lucidpress. This multimedia tool works with Google docs but is “slicker” and is free for students and teachers.
5 Killer Ways to Use Fast Forms has some interesting suggestions in form design.
Slanted Tabs with CSS 3D Transforms is a very nice tutorial from Lea Verou.
Using the HTML5 Section Element is very helpful.
Interview Questions and Exercises for CSS. This post is about how to interview someone you want to hire as a CSS person, but the exercises would be terrific in a classroom. Take a look.
Storify’s embeddable stories now listed under Twitter’s related headlines section. This is really a useful connection. From a research point of view this will save so much time. From a publishers point of view, it will bring in more traffic.
Responsive Webfont Icons at Web Standards Sherpa gives you all the details on making your icons responsive.
How Will Google Hummingbird Impact Links? Here Are 6 Ways is at Search Engine Land.
A Map of the Gender Gap in Science Around the Globe. There’s no data from the U.S. on this map, which is a problem, but it’s interesting.
Hillary Clinton Announces Partnership to Help 5 Million Women and Girls is a recent post of mine at BlogHer about Intel and World Pulse teaming up to expand digital literacy skills for girls.
Ladies in Tech with Jenn Lukas at CTRL+CLICK CAST.
Designing User Interfaces for Older Adults: Myth Busters is SO RIGHT. The idea that older people don’t understand anything is SO WRONG. Here is wisdom from UX Matters.