Acknowledging that Europe and the US aren't the only places dealing with a pandemic, some fun uses of gestures for Zoom, and will the West Coast ever recover?
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Working with checkboxes in a way that makes them look nice and act nice, Method Man the actor, and a documentary about one of the West Coast's best exports.
The life and times of a hip hop legend, complaints about uniformity, and appreciating pieces of art.
A timely and important look at the state of America, trying to decide what was the best record label in indy rap, and looking at clouds and making predictions.
Some helpful tips from Microsoft, what it's like to browse the internet as a blind person, and learning about this tiny Caribbean island.
A rare (and probably the best) photo of a Jellyfish Sprite, reflecting on DMX at Woodstock 99, and streetview of NYC but in the past
Fond memories of Krakatoa, plotting the whole of the UK, and acknowledging the greatness of Raekwon
Exchanging letters with Tupac Shakur, listening to a lot of Louis on lockdown, and appreciating why covering your face is the LEAST you can do.
Looking back at Britney's second album, revisiting the production of the best Mad Max film, and how to act if stranded on an island.
Appreciating maps created by people on lockdown in their homes, looking at the logic behind making your point in different languages, and Louis has a podcast and it's great.
Reconsidering this dinosaur thanks to new discoveries, listening to some good web chat, and getting lost in the absurd.
Documenting the work of Estevan Oriol and Mr Cartoon, listening to Chest Rockwell, and planning a future visit to Sri Lanka.
Appreciating two of the best to ever do it, picking up some tips for working better as a team, and coping mechanisms for getting through all.. \*this\*.
Learning about a new colour space, wanting to visit a piece of Plymouth history, and photos of cities on coronavirus lockdown.
Overcoming worries about working with accessibility in mind, thinking about maintaining performance, and enjoying joga bonito.
Getting ready to deal with coronavirus related complications at home and at work, and photographing the world as seen by Google.
A series about what passes for masculinity these days, a hefty checklist of ways to improve performance, and delving into Crate 808.
A look at the various ways to properly label, discovering a new (but very ancient) city, and seeing names.
The impact of having vertigo for a month, looking at a potential design trend, and becoming a man in Leeds.
What happens when you try to rush the development process, the financial impact of not opening boxes, and keeping an eye on Coronavirus.
Some advice about how you can do your part to save the planet, looking at locusts, and finding out about the history of incubators.
Finally getting around to implementing a grid on this site, admiring manuscripts from the past, and a few words about Kobe.
The best freestyle rapper of all time, trying to do a nice thing and failing, and it's way too hot.
Some examples of how a little empathy has led to innovations in tech, why the kids are actually alright, and summarising why £1,000,000,000 is too much.
Revealing the full extent of the Mississippi River, playing with responsive typography, and having some words in a magazine.
Looking at what is really required to be accessible, revisiting some helpful console functions for JS, and admiring the House of the Bicentenary.
Things to check to improve accessibility of a site, thinking more about prefers-reduced-motion, and Magicians of The Gods.
Reminiscing about when the internet was exciting, watching a live stream of a black hole, and admiring album art.
Allowing for people to browse unburdened by light, finding out about a colonial relic, and lamenting about the impact of tourism.
Looking at Veerle Pieters' design process, re-visiting the need for CSS resets, and handling scrap cars.
Looking at some stats from the latest WebAIM screen reader survey, judging rappers based on their lyrics, and giving Holden Caulfield another chance.
Running a long way covered in mud, being more open about progress, and not undervaluing the role of CSS.
Talking about Wu-Tang to an audience of product managers, learning about things that women have invented, and thinking about how easily led people are.
Looking at the new museum due to open in Cairo, having my mind blown by the unimportance of the human race, and justifying all those hours I make my kids listen to rap.
A bit about dealing with nuclear attacks, remembering why I have this site, and worrying about the effects of social media.
A series about the nuclear disaster, a look at historical rail networks, and getting fined for having fun.
Restoring power in Puerto Rico, fighting fires in California, and dealing with nuclear fallout.
How do libraries decide which books to keep, finding rivers hidden beneath London streets, and Greggs' vegan sausage rolls.
The original Los Angeles, Global Acccessibility Awareness Day, and why science prefers birds over spiders.
A basic game that lets you control a car through your phone, learning parenting skills from the Inuit, and listening to Laura Yarrow.
Thinking about the effects of tourism, practically and morally, and a look at the chaos of land grabs in the late 1800s.
Toys for kindergarteners, more worrying about climate change, and a series on Netflix.
Scanning Notre Dame, remembering lost books, and delving into the Magic world.
A hand painted cinema masterpiece, nerd chat, and mysterious happenings in Russia.
Setting up home in the depths of a shopping centre, the joys of the non-flying Dutchman, and agreeing with Jeremy Keith.
Considering what happens after the recycling bin gets collected, preserving the history of buildings, and liking Rob Lowe.
How to make your child a multilinguist, why libraries are so much more than collections of books, and being better at web accessibility.
Living in World of Warcraft, looking at what Bristol could've been, and the morality of listening to Michael Jackson.
Speaking up for gender equality, fond memories of The Prodigy, and rethinking the impact of oil rigs.
Living high in the sky, how Empires fall, and teaching an unteachable concept.
Learning about how baseball stadiums get built, pondering supporting dark mode, and agreeing a lot with 'our vanishing industry entry points' by Rachel Andrew.
Browsing like it's 1989, learning about Roman Britain and the Bronze Age collapse, and taking cat flaps to the next level.
Experimenting with web cam captures, coming to terms with Angular, and doing non-work things when at work.
Some nice looking grands ensembles, how to up and shift an entire city, and smuggling under the border.
Helping kings and queens do their business, investing in cures for rare conditions (with Quincy, M.E.??), and tracing the locations of old buildings.
Looking at what Brooklyn used to be like, examining the architecture of Chinatown(s), and digging deep in ancient cities.
Giving a talk about the Wu-Tang Clan, grimacing at the thought of eyelid surgery, and catching up on rap podcasts for gentlemen of a certain age.
The new Atmosphere album, a podcast from the man who brought us Hate Thy Neighbour, and shredding some art.
Building a place to live out of a kit, giving a talk about why teenagers are actually great, and looking at the filming of Alex Honnold's big Yosemite climb.
Running and climbing and running in mud, the horrific-ness of drinking the Kool-Aid, and the history behind various London locations.
The thin line between classic and modern in the Greek capital, why getting older makes you want to run more, and trying out a Wu specific podcast.
Appreciating some images – including gorgeous shots of Persia, a look behind the admissions process to US colleges, and Cazorla's long awaited comeback.
Seeing Sage Francis & B.Dolan live on stage again, looking at what makes the aftermath of wildfires so dangerous, and robbing feathers from museums.
Exploring central Romania, how to survive falling into an icy death pit, and the history of Algerian sheep fighting.
How can you stop a wildfire, the weirdness of the dairy industry, and finding the bedrock of New York.
Finishing up my relationship with Don Draper, hearing about prison life, and admiring Microsoft's adaptive controller.
Picking up a new (but very old) piece of punctuation, looking through some archived Wu photos, and the psychology of the England team.