Nat & Lo’s 20% Project

When you work at Google, you get to spend 20% of your time doing something you think of yourself. Googlers...more

Is Twitter the New Long Form?

I follow several social justice leaders and activists on Twitter. I have noticed that they use Twitter in a way that is different from in the past. In the past, tweets were singular events – a comment, a link, a share of some sort ....more

Art, Sex and Absent Motherhood in 'Ricki and the Flash'

Lucky for me I'm not a critic. It seems to me that the main job of a critic is to watch a fun and enjoyable movie or TV show and find things wrong with it so as to make it unenjoyable for anyone else to watch. Which leads to my point: Ricki and the Flash is fun and enjoyable. Lukewarm reviews be damned. Image: TriStar Pictures ...more

Teaching Accessibility

A new industry-wide group is forming to establish models for teaching accessibility. Here’s their opening statement. Help if you can ....more

Use our code for free enrollment in the Udemy “Web Design from the Ground Up” Online Course (50 only)

This is a $98 class at Udemy. The first 50 people to sign up for the...more

Manage Convention Contacts with Twitter Lists and Feedly Categories

You’re going to a great conference. You’re going to do lots of networking. The stack of business cards you accumulate will be enormous ....more

How Are You Organizing Twitter Accounts and Blogs From the Conference?

You're at BlogHer '15! You will have a blast and meet about 5,000 people. The stack of business cards you accumulate will be enormous. Here are a couple of tips to help you keep all those names, faces, Twitter handles, and blogs straight so no one slips through the cracks. ...more
This is really helpful, I find myself buried in the Twitter feed and trying to find the people I ...more

Why is Accessibility Important? (Infographic)

This infographic is from Usability Matters. It’s oriented toward business and financial reasons for accessibility. I might add that accessibility is important to anyone wanting your content, whether you’re selling something or not ....more

GTFO The Movie

GTFO, the movie, premiered at SXSW in 2015 and is now available from a number of outlets. Created by Shannon Sun-Higginson, the documentary takes a look at sexual harassment in gaming. The description of the film is, Sparked by a public display of sexual harassment in 2012, GTFO pries open the video game world to explore a 20 billion dollar industry that is riddled with discrimination and misogyny ....more

3 Big Themes in Season 3 of 'Orange is the New Black'

Season 3 of Orange is the New Black returns again and again to several themes. My big 3 are the difficulties of maintaining a family while in prison, the need for some sort of spiritual hope, and the need for love. If you haven't watched all of season 3 yet, there are spoilers ahead. Parents in Prison Image: Netflix ...more