You are bad at giving technical interviews. Yes, you. You’re looking for the wrong skills, hiring the wrong people, and actively screwing yourself and your company.
via This is why you never end up hiring good developers – Quartz.
This doesn’t just apply to developers, it should apply to anyone working in a “must know how to think and ask questions” position.
To help users quickly find what they need, anchor text should stand out from the body content and accurately describe the page that it refers to.
via Writing Hyperlinks: Salient, Descriptive, Start with Keyword.
We’re at an inflection point in the practice of constructing software. Our tools are good, our server developers are happy, but when it comes to building client-side software, we really don’t know where we’re going or how to get there.
via ongoing by Tim Bray · Software in 2014.
This idea started with an accidental discovery: if you put a CSS perspective on a scrollable <DIV>, then 3D elements inside that <DIV> will retain their perspective while you scroll. This results in smooth, native parallax effects, and makes objects jump out of the page, particularly when using an analog input device with inertial scrolling.
via Making Love to WebKit — Acko.net.
The web, early 2012. Scroll s-l-o-w-l-y.
Your design might be too minimal if:
You’re using minimalism for the wrong reason
If you’re sacrificing usability in any way
via Minimalist Web Design: How Minimal is Too Minimal?.
My kind of designs!
7-inch tablets have either a glorious future or will fail miserably. I doubt there’s a middle path in their future.
via Kindle Fire Usability Findings (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox).
So will the Fire sell in the millions? or will it be a fire sale?
I wonder, Do you recognize your organization somewhere on the pyramid?
via The Corporate Curmudgeon: THE DAUTEN HIERARCHY OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE.