It's been a while. Sorry about that, I've been very busy leading up to conference season here at Litmus. I'm sitting in the Toronto airport on my way to London for Litmus Live, so I thought I'd catch you all up while I grab a burger and beer. Here's what I've been up to and interested in lately…
In my second article for LogRocket, I dig into the best (and easiest) way to ensure that your web apps are accessible, even if you're using frameworks like React of Vue. It's been fun doing some non-email, freelance writing, and this one seemed to have touched a nerve. It spent all day in the top 5 on Hacker News (complete with shitty comments from the HN crowd) and has a little over 40k views on Medium. Pretty cool.
I've been listening to a lot of podcasts recently. Here are a few of my favorites, although I will say that I should upate that list. I'm currently really digging Stay Tuned with Preet and The Ezra Klein Show. Anyways, here's what I'm listening to.
I'm sad to see Charlotte retire, but it's understandable. She was an amazing instigator in the web community for years. Her voice will be missed.
Over on the Litmus blog, Chad, Justine, and I shared some of the lessons we've learned over years of public speaking. If you're thinking of giving a talk, or want to brush up before your next one, they're definitely worth reviewing.
Finally, Dave Pell with some lovely, funny reasons why email newsletters are never going away.
Your job as a citizen and as a decent human being is to constantly affirm and lift up and fight for treating people with kindness and respect and understanding.
- Barack Obama
Strong reactions to any of the above? Want to chat about the web, email, or anything else? Email me and let me know. I promise I'll reply as soon as I can.