Archive for the 'Life' Category

Against the (increasingly) user-hostile Web

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

We’re very good at talking about immersive experiences, personalized content, growth hacking, responsive strategy, user centered design, social media activation, retargeting, CMS and user experience. But behind all this jargon lurks the uncomfortable idea that we might be accomplices in the destruction of a platform that was meant to empower and bring people together; the possibility that we are instead building a machine that surveils, subverts, manipulates, overwhelms and exploits people.

via: https://www.neustadt.fr/essays/against-a-user-hostile-web/

The Web was born open, but the modern web is different.

I think it’s time we take the Web back! We need less “social” networks, “social” platforms; instead we need to bring back RSS, our personal blogs and websites.

We need the open Web. Again.

On working remotely

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

This is a pretty interesting read by Yan Lhert:
Why I Only Work Remotely.”

Remote work is not for everyone probably, but in many cases it might be a great option. More people should try it I think. :)

Create!

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Create, draw, dream! :-)

Make a promise to yourself to not spend more time consuming content online than you spend creating it. Pathway to sanity.

Jessica Hische

Because nowadays, it’s too easy to just watch, read, share, like and retweet…


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