- Jack Lenox sums up how performance of websites heavily affects our planet’s climate and what we can easily do to improve performance on websites and which impact this has beyond a faster load time for your visitors.
- Ackermann Yuriy describes in a long but extensive article how we can use FIDO2 and the Web Authentication API for logging in users without passwords.
- Una Kravets wrote a great piece on using Houdini and the Paint API for CSS by the example of a customized text-decoration underline style that usually wouldn’t be available in normal CSS but via this new API we can add such custom styling on our own.
Work & Life
- Lisa Evans on the importance of reframing reality each day. Beating up on yourself because you think you could have accomplished more can dent your confidence and self-esteem and leave you feeling depleted at the end of the day and she shares what we can do to avoid falling into that trap.
- Itamar Turner-Trauring shares thoughts on how to get a job with a good work-life balance when you’re competing against people willing to work long hours.
- Is it a good idea to provide digital healthcare, treatment, based on digital products like apps? And if so, what are the requirements, the standards for this? How can we ensure this is done ethically correct? How do we set the limits, the privacy boundaries, how far do we allow companies to go with experiments here? Would personalized content be fine? Is it okay to share data collected from our devices with healthcare providers or insurances? These are questions we will have to ask ourselves, these are the challenges that we should all have an individual answer for.
- There are words, and then there are words. Many of us know how harmful “just” can be as a word, how prescriptive, how passively aggressive it is. Tobias Tom challenges whether “should” is a useful word by examining the implicits and the results of using it in our daily language. Why “should” can harmful to you and what you want to achieve.
- “We all know what we stand for. The trick is to state our values clearly — and to stand by them,” says Ben Werdmuller and how important it is to think about your very own red line, where you find it unacceptable to go further, to do something, regardless of external pressure you might face or money you would get for it.