I want to tell you a story.
Fifty percent of humanity are connected to the Web.
The Web we lost … … is not just design.
The Web is a plethora of awesomeness.
The Web is a plethora of creepiness.
The Web is a plethora of everything. And we have to preserve this.
The Web is for everyone.
The Web is for everyone?
Harassment isn’t harmless.
« The question to answer isn’t, ‹Have I made a place where people have the freedom to express themselves?› Instead we have to ask, ‹Have I made a place where everyone has the safety to exist?›» Tatiana Mac — Canary in a Coal Mine https://alistapart.com/article/canary-in-a-coal-mine-how-tech-provides-platforms-for-hate
« We must protect safety over speech.» Tatiana Mac — Canary in a Coal Mine
Doing the Right Thing
« If one company, like Slack or Airbnb, decides to do something about the role it’s going to play, it creates a perverse kind of FOMO for the rest: Fear of missing out of doing the right thing and standing on the right side of history.» Tatiana Mac — Canary in a Coal Mine
This is not only a tech problem. You can’t /kickban hate.
Means of Production
What is a computer?
« Was ist bloß passiert?» Knochenfabrik — Was ist bloß passiert Ameisenstaat, Vitaminepillen Records, 1997
« The most significant change they made, arguably, was semantic: programming, they decided, would heretofore be known as engineering.» Claire L. Evans — Broad Band Portfolio/Penguin; 2018; p. 77
Hypertext Markup Language
Cascading Style Sheets
Structure Layout Interaction
Building Blocks Actual blocks
Tags are the Building Blocks of HTML
So, hmm, you write markup and then …?
HTML pages are just boxes.
And what’s up with all the nice things?
💻 Put-Something-in-the Internet-Already-Time 💻
Danke. Thank you. Merci. спасибо. Oscar Braunert code & design www.ovl.design email@example.com