The Best of the Internets
In their latest update, Microsoft has gotten pretty damn close to equal pay for equal work. There’s still some work to be done for Latin & Hispanic populations and women in general, but this is progress. And I appreciate the honesty.
Here are the stats for U.S. employees, assuming the same job title and level:
- Women earn 99.8¢ for every $1 earned by a man;
- Racial/ethnic minorities earn $1.004 for every $1 earned by a Caucasian employee;
- African American/black employees earn $1.003 for every $1 earned by Caucasian employees;
- Hispanic/Latin employees earn 99.9¢ for every $1 earned by Caucasian employees; and
- Asian employees earn $1.006 for every $1 earned by Caucasian employees.
This is a really nice round-up of the Edge Web Summit from Kit Kelly. And no, I didn’t pay him for the nice things he said about my talk :-)
Most of these tools you think you have to have are solving problems you don’t have NOR WILL YOU EVER HAVE.
This post is pure gold in terms of recommendations for tailoring your web forms for modern contexts. Read it, then go forth and improve your forms!
This is a great post from Jess on how it can be advantageous for UX-ers to pick up front-end coding skills.
Wow. Just wow. Be sure to watch the video. This is amazing!
Excellent post from Nathan Curtis. You need to read this:
A design system’s value is realized when products ship features using parts from the system.
We’ve run into similar issues with Pattern Lab’s enforced groupings on a large client project. Some just didn’t make sense, causing a little confusion for our team, but way more confusion for the client’s team. It added way more cognitive overhead than was really necessary for the project. The tool made testing components easy, but we eventually ended up leaving some buckets empty.
Thierry Koblentz’s simplified, modern float clearing solution.