Interviews & Appearances
Traveling takes a lot out of me, so I jump at every opportunity to share what I know in other ways. Here’s a list of interviews and such I’ve given.
It was such an honor to talk to Jason Ogle of User Defenders. I especially enjoyed discussing my biggest failure.
I talk about accessibility with Carl Franklin & Richard Campbell.
I join an impressive list of AEA speakers in reflecting on where we were in our careers 10 years ago.
Quoted again on Progressive Web Apps.
Digiday’s coverage of Progressive Web Apps includes a bit of commentary from me.
My rather lengthy chat with Emily Lewis & Lea Alcantara on progressive enhancement and all things web design.
A bit about the CHA Open Device Lab which Kelly & I co-founded.
Peachpit interviews me about progressive enhancement, the Second Edition of Adaptive Web Design, and what I love about Chattanooga.
Mine not withstanding, there is some truly great advice in this post.
I’m honored to have been included on this list!
Fredrik and I talk about web standards, progressive enhancement, and more, live at Øredev.
Eric Meyer asked me about my new digs at Microsoft, living in Chattanooga, and how I found my way onto the Web.
Jen Simmons and I discuss working on the web and all things progressive enhancement.
Jeffrey Zeldman and I discuss web design then and now; why Flipboard’s 60fps web launch is anti-web and anti-user; Genesis’s “Land of Confusion” video, and other bad ideas from the 1980s; design versus art; the demise and sendoff of Web Standards Sherpa; how the web community differs from other creative communities; and the 2nd Edition of my book, coming from New Riders this year.
It’s strange to have a new job make the news.
Jenn Lukas and I talked to Jared about responsive web design, progressive enhancement, and mobile in advance of our talk and workshop at UXIM in April.
A distillation of the Net Magazine piece (below) into 10 picks.
Top 20 Web Design Trends for 2015
Giovanni DiFeterici & I discuss the accessibility of web forms and how we, as designers, can change the way things are done to create better experiences for our users.
From the vault, I sat down with the edUi folks to talk about what adaptive design is and why it’s important while I was at edUi 2013.
To say I was floored that the venerable Net Magazine asked if I’be be the subject of their Interview spread would be the understatement of the century. I mean holy crap! It was an honor to be asked and I loved getting to wax philosophical about progressive enhancement, web standards, and the future of web design.
Dan Rubin, Trent Walton, Derek Featherstone, Rachel Shillcock, and I discussed creative block and what we do to move past it.
Josh Holmes and I chatted about the state of web design, progressive enhancement, and more.
Wherein I talk a bit about content strategy in the era of responsive design.
My book made the top of the web designer’s Christmas reading list!
Helen Bailey cornered Brad Frost, Tim Kadlec, Ben Callahan, Dan Mall, David Rupert, and me to get our thoughts on responsive design.
I got to talk a little about my pet project, tipr.mobi.
Jim King and I chatted about adaptive design, the Chattanooga tech scene, and Web Standards Sherpa.
In a nutshell: I think it’s imprtant to be familiar with the technologies that drive the web, but I think it’s unrealistic to expect every designer to be able to code the websites they help shape.
I weigh in regarding the dust-up Andy Rutledge created with his tirade against project mamangers. Simply: Good project managers are a godsend.
As part of a feature on Adobe’s release of its Edge Suite, I offered some of my thoughts.
Jared Spool and I spent a bit of time chatting about progressive enhancement, responsive design, and more in this interview.
While I do think social media buttons are often overused with little to know thought, I don’t despise them and believe they can be used smartly.
The BBC was doing a story on the rise of HTML5 and asked if I would agree to be interviewed. Are you friggin’ kidding me?
Lea Alcantara, Emily Lewis, and I talked about progressive enhancement, ExpressionEngine & more.
I weigh in on Webkit’s issue with moving focus to targeted elements. Thankfully, the issue has been resolved now.
I joined the Small Business Roundtable to talk about hiring a web design firm.
I call on responsive designers to consider smaller, “low-end” tablets and phones.
I had a few things to say about Firefox’s move to a rapid release cycle.
I made a few comments about Google’s retirement of IE7.
My thoughts on web conferences.
My work has also been cited in Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 by Ben Frain, Implementing Responsive Design by Tim Kadlec, Pro CSS Techniques by Dan Rubin, Ian Lloyd, and Jeff Croft, Web Standards Creativity by Andy Budd, et al, and Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design by Andy Clarke and Molly Holzschlag.