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Simon St. Laurent — Discovery doesn’t get Star Trek, iPhone X’s Notch, Jeff Koons in Snapchat
Oct 11 • 48 min
Discovery doesn’t get Star Trek or maybe it’s the biggest con since Star Trek II? Meanwhile, iPhone X’s Notch changes how we view web design and more in this week’s Top (n+1) News Stories of the Week!
Best of NBSPtv — Volume 1
Sep 26 • 28 min
Christopher Schmitt is out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the time Nicole Sullivan talked about how she read W3C specs for fun, Lou Rosenfeld trying not to start a war between IA vs. UX, and how Jessica Hische became a success.
Rachel Nabors — Web Animations API Tools
Aug 31 • 53 min
Rachel Nabors has worked with Mozilla, the W3C, and Salesforce. Currently, Rachel is a Program Manager on the Microsoft Edge Team representing Web design and animation communities.
Nathan Curtis — Deep Foundations of Design Systems
Aug 30 • 59 min
Nathan Curtis co-founded EightShapes in 2006 and is passionate about interaction design, information architecture, and front-end development. He specializes in design systems consulting for teams large and small, regularly writing about and speaking at…
Laura Kalbag — Accessibility for Everyone
Aug 22 • 32 min
Laura Kalbag is a designer from the UK. She’s one-third of Ind.ie, a tiny social enterprise working for social justice in the digital age. At Ind.ie, Laura works on a web privacy tool called Better. Her first book, Accessibility for Everyone, is published…
Peter Nowell — SVG Sketch Workflows
Aug 15 • 65 min
Peter Nowell is an independent designer, whose clients include Apple, Flinto, and Juice Shop. Peter is also the creator of Sketch Master, a set of online video courses for learning Sketch app.
Dan Denney — JavaScript Developer Training
Jul 31 • 42 min
Since 2008, Dan Denney has worked closely with designers and writing HTML, CSS and JavaScript. He also founded the Front End Design Conference in St. Petersburg, FL. After working as a front-end developer at Code School, Dan is currently unemployed so as…
Jina Anne and Micah Godbolt — The State of Design Systems
Jul 19 • 39 min
Jina Anne and Michah Godbolt are back on the show, but together for the first time, to talk about design systems, how they are using design systems at their respective jobs, and what is the state of design systems.
Kirupa Chinnathambi — Animating the Web
Jul 11 • 35 min
Kirupa Chinnathambi works as a Program Manager in the Web Platform team at Microsoft. His latest book, Creating Web Animations published by O’Reilly Media, examines how animations are made in today’s user interfaces.
Lara Hogan — Public Speaking Training
Jul 4 • 26 min
Lara Hogan is an engineering director at Etsy and the author of Designing for Performance and the coauthor of Building a Device Lab. Her latest book, Demystifying Public Speaking, tackles every step involved in taking the podium and delivering the killer…
Simon St. Laurent — Amazon’s Best Week Ever, Apple’s Self-Driving Cars, and Boeing’s Self-Flying Planes
Jun 28 • 46 min
Amazon has the best week ever. Meanwhile, we’re not good enough for Apple Maps, so Apple’s making self-driving cars? What could go wrong and more in this week’s Top (n+1) News Stories of the Week!
Dan Mall — What is Your Hourly Rate?
Jun 21 • 45 min
Dan Mall returns! Dan is the director of SuperFriendly, a design collaborative, and author of a new book about the approaches professionals can take to valuing their project rates called Pricing Design, which published by A Book Apart.
Harry Roberts — The Tools of a CSS Front-end Architect
Jun 13 • 50 min
Harry Roberts is an award-winning Consultant Front-end Architect, writer, and speaker from the UK. Roberts is often asked for his advice by web teams to help make their CSS better organized and more efficient.
Dan Brown — UX Design Consultant
May 31 • 48 min
Dan Brown is co-founder of EightShapes, a UX design discovery shop that serves clients in healthcare, education, not-for-profit and high-tech. He’s recently written a book called, Practical Design Discovery, published by A Book Apart.
Sarah Drasner — The Guide to Designing SVG Animations
May 16 • 69 min
Sarah Drasner is an award-winning speaker, consultant, and staff writer at CSS-Tricks. Sarah is also the co-founder of Web Animation Workshops, with Val Head. She’s given a Frontend Masters Workshop on Advanced SVG Animations and is the author of SVG…
Nicole Hallberg and Martin Schneider — Sexism in the Tech Industry
May 8 • 72 min
Nicole Hallberg and Martin Schneider swapped email address for a couple of weeks. Guess what happened? Join Nicole and Martin as they to talk about their experiences in dealing with and recognizing sexism in the tech workplace and suggestions for what can…
J.M. DeMatteis — Burying Spider-Man, Building Worlds
May 3 • 53 min
J.M. DeMatteis is an Eisner award-winning writer and editor with more than thirty years experience in comic books, graphic novels, television, film, and prose. He stops by the show to talk about his process, how things have changed in comics over the…
Oliver Lindberg — Editing the Web Industry
Apr 27 • 48 min
Oliver Lindberg is a freelance editor and content consultant, founder of the new Pixel Pioneers conference, co-founder and curator of Generate Conference, and former editor of Net magazine.
Simon St. Laurent — The Last Jedi Trailer, Burger King Hacking, Life in Space, and More
Apr 18 • 72 min
The state of Angular, Apple’s self-driving vehicles, parking spaces in space, American Dream is stuck in a rut, and The Last Jedi teaser trailer reaching over 20 million views.
Whitney Quesenbery — Design as a Civic Responsibility
Apr 11 • 40 min
Whitney is Co-Director of Civic Design and is an expert in user research, user experience, and usability, with a passion for clear communication. She’s the author of three books: A Web for Everyone, Storytelling in User Experience, and Global UX.
Val Head — Designing Interface Animation
Apr 10 • 48 min
Val Head is a web animation expert and author with a talent for getting designers and developers alike excited about the power of animation. She’s the author of Designing Interface Animation and teaches CSS Animation on lynda.com.
Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D. — How To Get People To Do Stuff
Apr 3 • 62 min
Dr. Susan Weinschenk is a behavioral psychologist who has been working in the field of design and user experience. She is the author of How To Get People To Do Stuff, Neuro Web Design: What Makes Them Click? and 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know…
Lainey Feingold — Structured Negotiation for Accessibility
Mar 24 • 39 min
Lainey Feingold is the author of Structured Negotiation published by the American Bar Association that explores an alternative dispute resolution process she’s used throughout her work as a disability rights lawyer. Through structured negotiation, she has…
Kristofer Layon — UX Design (Live from SXSW)
Mar 17 • 54 min
Kristofer Layon is the Principal Interaction Designer at Honeywell. Before then, Kristofer directed the MinneWebCon in 2008 until 2011.
Steve Portigal — User Research War Stories
Mar 7
Steve Portigal is the founder and principal of Portigal Consulting, a boutique firm that brings together user research, design and business strategy. Steve is the author of Interviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights and Doorbells, Danger, and…
Steve Krug — Advanced Common Sense Approach to Web Usability
Feb 28 • 65 min
A highly sought-after speaker, Steve Krug is a usability consultant who has more than 20 years of experience as a user advocate for companies like Apple, Netscape, AOL, Lexus, and others. He is best known for his book Don’t Make Me Think about…
Hugh Forrest — Growing the SXSW Mega-Conference
Feb 20
Director at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival, Hugh Forrest has overseen it from its inception in the mid-90s to see it turn into a mega-conference, hosting a sitting President of the United States as keynote speaker.
Dudley Storey — Using SVG
Feb 13
Dudley Storey is a Smashing Magazine contributing editor, teacher and speaker, his new book Using SVG with CSS3 and HTML5 is scheduled to be released later this Spring.
Jonathan Stark — How Much Should I Charge Clients?
Feb 7
The author of Hourly Billing is Nuts, Jonathan Stark, joins us to about charging clients what your worth or, what could be more beneficial, charging what the work is worth to your customers.
Simon St. Laurent — Twitter Bots, Amazon VR Stores, and More
Jan 31
Twitter filled with Star Wars Bots; Amazon wants storefronts in virtual reality, the pain of numbering software releases, shady UX practices, and the most popular tech skills for the year, and the current asking price for 30 seconds of the Super Bowl™.
Brad Frost — Atomic Design
Jan 25
Brad Frost is the web designer who created the mental model of Atomic Design. He’s a sought-after designer, speaker, and consultant about responsive design. His new book Atomic Design explains the concept of modular design as well as how to position it in…
CSS Dev Conf 2016 Wrap Up Panel — Open Source, Designers vs. Devs, Hiring, Job Seeking, and More
Dec 15, 2016
For our 2016 wrap-up episode, we’re presenting an exclusive recording of the traditional CSS Dev Conf 2016 Wrap Up Panel. As hour filled with lots of great questions from the audience for the incredible array of speakers.
Lauren Golembiewski — Creating Conversational Smart Bots
Dec 7, 2016
Product Design Director Lauren Golembiewski is co-founder of Voxable which builds conversational bots and voice interfaces.
Simon St. Laurent and Chris Enns — Vine Closing, Twitter Buyer, Stranger Things, and More
Dec 2, 2016
Vine is shutting down, who should buy Twitter, the story of Christopher dancing as Chewbacca, the cons of a MacBook Pro, CSS Devconf recap, Stranger Things and binging on Netflix, and walking away from The Walking Dead.
Mat Marquis — JavaScript for Web Designers
Nov 22, 2016
Mat Marquis is Chair of the Responsive Issues Community Group, technical editor at A List Apart, a former member of the jQuery Mobile team, and editor of the W3C HTML5 specification. His book, JavaScript for Web Designers, was recently published by A Book…
Matt Vanderpol — Online Craftsman
Nov 16, 2016
Matt Vanderpol helps companies and agencies craft custom WordPress themes with an emphasis on content maintainability, performance, and responsive behavior.
ATX Web Series Film Q&A — Bridging the Gender Gap
Oct 12, 2016
A special Non Breaking Space episode: Live Q&A session from the first ever ATX Web Film Series presentation. ATX Web Film Series aims to provide thought- and discussion-provoking films about the Web, Design, and Technology.
Nick Pettit — Indie VR Game Developer
Sep 27, 2016
From Austin, Texas, I’m Christopher Schmitt and on this episode, I’m joined with Nick Pettit. Nick is a teacher at Treehouse, an online web education company. He is also an independent virtual reality (VR) game developer. On November 15th, he releases his…
Peter Olson — Creative Technologist
Sep 20, 2016
Peter Olson is Director and Creative Technologist at IDEO. Before he joined IDEO, Peter was the founder of and served as a Vice President of Technology for Marvel Entertainment’s Digital Media Group.
Q&A Panel from the World Movie Premiere of “What Comes Next is the Future”
Sep 14, 2016
For this episode, we have the Q&A panel after the world premiere of Matt Griffin’s documentary, “What Comes Next is the Future.” The premiere took place at Code & Supply’s Abstraction conference in Pittsburgh, PA on August 18th. Panelists included Matt…
Cecy Correa — From Project Managing to Coder
Sep 7, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined by Cecy Correa, who is an Associate Software Engineer at Return Path and is a co-organizer for Refresh Austin, a monthly web and mobile design and development meetup.
Glenda Sims — Web and Mobile Accessibility + ARIA
Aug 30, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined once again by Glenda Sims. Glenda is the Accessibility Practice Manager at Deque Systems helping to define accessibility and lead over 50 experts on staff.
Dan Jurgens — Killing Superman, Saving Worlds
Aug 23, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined by Dan Jurgens. Jurgens has been involved with writing and drawing comics for over 30 years including Superman, Green Arrow, Spider-Man, Thor, Captain America, and countless more as well as managing fellow…
Chris Coyier — Practical SVG
Aug 17, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined again by Chris Coyier. Publisher of the CSS Tricks community site, Coyier recently authored Practical SVG from A Book Apart.
Wes Bos — ReactJS for Beginners
Aug 9, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt speaks with Wes Bos. Wes is a site and web applications’ Designer, Developer, Speaker, and Teacher — probably most recognizable for his online courses such as Sublime Text Power User and React For Beginners.
Simon St. Laurent — Pokémon Go Mania, Telsa’s Masterplan, CSS, and SVG
Aug 3, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt is joined with Simon St. Laurent. We’re talking the CSS Containment property, SVG book by Chris Coyier, Pokemon Go, Telsa’s new masterplan, ComicCon, and the Star Trek: Beyond movie.
Dr. Christine Corbett — Astrophysics in Antartica
Jul 26, 2016
In this episode, Christopher Schmitt talks with Dr. Christine Corbett. Dr. Corbett works on the South Pole Telescope on-site at the South Pole in Antarctica for January-November 2016 with the University of Chicago.
Dave Olsen — Pattern Lab 2
Jul 18, 2016
In this show, Christopher Schmitt talks with Dave Olsen, programmer/ project manager with West Virginia University, about the recent release of Pattern Lab 2. Pattern Lab helps teams build thoughtful, pattern-driven UIs using atomic design principles.
Ben Brown — The Revenge of Bots
Jul 5, 2016
Ben Brown stops by the show for an update on bots as well as some news on a conference for bot enthusiasts to check out or submit a talk to coming up in Austin, Texas.
Scott McCloud — Media and Their User Interfaces
Jun 28, 2016
Scott McCloud joins the show to talk about his new book, Sculpture, movies he’s enjoyed lately, his upcoming book on visual communications, presentation styles, old media vs. new media, and how comic book writing and design has changed.
Bruce Floyd & Todd Sanders — Social Media
Jun 21, 2016
While social media replaced the cultural tradition of inviting friends over for dinner and then subjecting them to a slide show of your vacation, it’s more than that to organizations and companies. It’s communication, promotion, boasting, customer…
Rachel Andrew — The Future of CSS Layouts
Jun 15, 2016
Rachel Andrew returns as our guest. She’s an author, international speaker, product is a web developer, speaker, co-founder of CMS Perch. She’s recently been writing and speaking about the future of web design layouts: CSS Grids and Flexbox.
Matt Griffin — What Comes Next is the Future Documentary
Jun 6, 2016
Based in Pittsburgh, Matt Griffin is a designer and founder of the web design consultancy Bearded. He’s a speaker, writer, educator, and an avid advocate for collaboration in design. His writing has been published by net magazine and A List Apart, where…
Simon St. Laurent — Google I/O Fallout, Instagram Logo, WordPress’ age, and More
May 31, 2016 • 67 min
Simon St. Laurent from O’Reilly Media joins us for a look at the past week as get caught up on technology news, web building resources, and social commentary. Making our countdown list for what we found interesting in the world this week - Google I/O…
Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman — Learning UX Design
May 25, 2016 • 64 min
Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman is a designer, speaker, author, educator, and co-founder of Center Center, a user experience design school based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Leslie shares her research and thoughts on design, learning, leadership, and community…
Bright Umbrella — Thriving a Business
May 17, 2016 • 75 min
The co-founders of Bright Umbrella, a web design and development agency, are Emily Lewis and Lea Alcantara. We talk about THRIVING a business—going BEYOND superficial marketing and sales language to talk about what worked and what did not as they grew…
Wren Lanier — Designing for New Media
May 10, 2016 • 40 min
Wren Lanier is a senior product designer, speaker, and writer based out of Durham, North Carolina. Designer and strategist with a passion for creating beautiful digital products, Wren specializes in mobile design, user interface design, lean UX,…
Sean Vanaman — Making of Firewatch
May 3, 2016 • 71 min
Sean Vanaman is a video game designer, writer, and podcast host. He was the co-project leader and lead writer of The Walking Dead, and Puzzle Agent 2. Sean co-founded the new video game company, Campos Santo, and their first game, Firewatch, is a first…
PixelJam — Indie Game Developers
Apr 26, 2016 • 63 min
Based out of Asheville, NC, Miles Tilmann and Rich Grillotti make up the leadership of PixelJam, an indie game development company. Since 2005, they’ve created their own video games mostly in the retro pixelation format that defined the look and feel of…
Micah Godbolt — Frontend Architecture for Design Systems
Apr 18, 2016 • 61 min
Micah Godbolt is a frontend architect, trainer, and speaker based out of Portland, Oregon. Micah has a book that has been recently published by O’Reilly Media called Frontend Architecture for Design Systems.
Tammy Everts — Web Performance
Apr 5, 2016 • 53 min
Tammy Everts has spent the past two decades obsessed with the many factors that go into creating the best possible user experience. As a senior researcher and evangelist at SOASTA, she researches the technical, business, and human aspects of…
Arianne Stiles — Submitting Talks to Conferences
Mar 29, 2016 • 48 min
From Austin, Texas, we talk with Arianne Stiles, ½ of Environments for Humans. Environments for Humans produces over a dozen of virtual front-end and UX design conferences every year as well as the first web builder conference for CSS, CSS Dev Conf, which…
Simon St. Laurent — SXSW Interactive, Fluent Conf
Mar 22, 2016 • 50 min
While Christopher Schmitt endures the SXSW Interactive invasion of Ausin, Texas, Simon St. Laurent returns from this year’s Fluent Conf. They both talk about tech trends they saw from their respective points of view.
Zell Liew — Responsive Typography
Mar 8, 2016 • 46 min
Zell Liew is a writer, freelance web designer & developer based in Singapore. His down-to-earth articles — especially those recently published on the topic of responsive typography — make it easier to understand for both designers and developers.
Allison Wagner — Career Path to UX Developer
Mar 1, 2016 • 72 min
Allison <3’s CSS. She has worked at Happy Cog as a UX developer for over 6 years, building sites for high-profile clients such as Nintendo, MTV, Harvard, Ben & Jerry’s, and Shopify. She specializes in architecting custom front-end frameworks designed to…
Chris Enns — Podcasting
Feb 23, 2016 • 79 min
This week we talk to Chris Enns, a freelance web designer and podcaster. He runs his own solo web shop Lemon Productions from Saskatoon, Canada, as well as produce shows for the GoodStuff.fm podcast network.
Simon St. Laurent — Building the Greatest Everlasting Sandcastle
Feb 16, 2016 • 62 min
Simon St. Laurent is back to talk about #Snowpocalypse, camera drones in NYC, the legacy of our work, and owning your own stuff —except for those conversations we have on Facebook. We take a look at what we saw this past month in the web space (and more)…
SVG Summit 2016 — Building with SVG Q+A Round Table
Feb 9, 2016 • 58 min
The Round Table from the SVG Summit has hosted by CSS Tricks’ Chris Coyier. It’s both a recap of the SVG Summit talks that happened before it and a Q+A panel with some special guests from the SVG community.
Brenda Storer — Making It and SVG
Feb 2, 2016 • 80 min
Brenda Storer is a Designer & Front End Developer at ThoughtBot and Instructor at Girl Develop It.
Jeffrey Zeldman — Web Design History
Jan 26, 2016 • 50 min
Web designer and author, Jeffrey Zeldman, publishes A List Apart Magazine, A Book Apart, co-produces An Event Apart, and hosts the Big Web Show. He writes at his blog, Zeldman.com.
Sarah Drasner — SVG and Animation
Jan 18, 2016 • 62 min
Sarah Drasner is an award-winning Senior UX Engineer at Trulia and a staff writer at CSS Tricks. Recently, she won Best Presentation at CSS Dev Conf 2015 aboard The Queen Mary.
CSS Dev Conf 2015 Wrap Up Panel - Tools, Browsers, CSS Specs, Polyfills, and More
Jan 1, 2016 • 58 min
For our 2015 wrap-up we’re presenting a special recording of the CSS Dev Conf 2015 Wrap Up Panel with lots of great questions from the audience for the amazing array of speakers.
The End of the Year Holiday Special 2015
Dec 23, 2015 • 60 min
We gather together to share some figgy pudding and talk about the things we’re proud of from 2015 with special guest stars: Ethan Marcotte, Greg Storey, and Molly E. Holzschlag!
Simon St. Laurent — JavaScript, SVG, and The Web
Dec 14, 2015 • 64 min
Simon St. Laurent is back to talk about the rise of JavaScript, SVG, and we take a look at what we saw this past month in the web space (and more) and what we think is happening on the horizon as we slip into the new year.
Rachel Ober — Crafting Valuable Conferences
Dec 7, 2015 • 37 min
Rachel Ober is a developer who specializes in Front End and Ruby on Rails. She’s also the co-founder of Write/Speak/Code, whose mission is to empower women software developers to become thought leaders, conference speakers, and open source contributors.
Jonathan Cutrell — CSS Attribute Design and Level 4 Selectors
Nov 30, 2015 • 50 min
Jonathan Cutrell is Director of Technology at Whiteboard, an interactive design and development firm. He also hosts of Developer Tea podcast. We talked about his experience speaking at CSS Dev Conf, his podcasts, and Whiteboard.
Annette Priest — UX Tools and Gadgets
Nov 23, 2015 • 38 min
Annette Priest is a UX strategist and experienced designer and researcher. Her work spans device types and industries: mobile, IoT, health, travel, communications, security, finance, and government. She stops by the show to talk tips for UX research and…
Ben Brown — Bots and Slack
Nov 12, 2015 • 41 min
Ben Brown from Austin, Texas joins us to talk about Howdy - a bot he’s building for the popular Slack communications tool.
Simon St. Laurent — Tech, Drama News
Nov 6, 2015 • 80 min
This week we have Simon St. Laurent, Chair of the Fluent Conference. We talk about about latest news in the web building world and anything else that’s caught our eye.
Elyse Holladay — SassConf and Other Nerdy Things
Oct 29, 2015 • 70 min
This episode we have Elyse Holladay. Elyse’s been at Sass Summit and also a local Austenite—very glad to get a chance to talk to her today. We talked about organizing a physical conference, how she got into the web, of course, passion for work, and…
Sam Richard — Sass, Front-end Development
Oct 22, 2015 • 73 min
Sam Richard, UI Architect for IBM Watson, part of the awesome design team, where he waxes philosophical about Sass+Compass, Responsive Web Design, Drupal, Photography, and, on occasion, bacon. Richard got his start with the New York State Senate and the…
Matt McGee — Search Engine Optimization
Oct 15, 2015 • 73 min
Matt is the Editor-in-Chief at Marketing Land & Search Engine Land so we pick his brain about all things SEO - the white hat side SEO. And what’s up with all those Pandas that Google keeps releasing?
Margot Bloomstein — Brand & Content Strategy
Oct 9, 2015 • 81 min
Margot Bloomstein joins Christopher and Sam to talk about content strategy for your brand, website, or new corporate marketing white papers.
Dramatic Readings by Programmers of Bug Reports (Live at SXSW)
Sep 30, 2015 • 34 min
For our special 50th episode, we provide you with the amazing team-up of the wonderful Sam Richard, UI Architect Watson at IBM Corporation, and your host, Christopher Schmitt. Sam and Christopher had the privilege of speaking at SXSW! They took on…
Simon St. Laurent — Ad Blockers and the Web
Sep 24, 2015 • 50 min
Simon St. Laurent joins Christopher to talk about content blocking, cookies, and publishing on the web in 2015 all prompted by the recent additions to iOS 9 on iPhones and iPad and El Capitan on the Mac.
Micah Godbolt — Front-End Architecture
Feb 23, 2015 • 109 min
A regular code contributor and speaker at worldwide open source events, Micah Godbolt is highly involved in teaching and training new developers, sometimes as a guest lecturer at local colleges. He leads a Sass and front-end meetup in Portland and…
Steve Fisher
Apr 1, 2014 • 77 min
Our talk with Steve Fisher covers the gamut of content strategy, project discovery and open source projects. Sam gets lost in Encarta and Christopher has issues with Canadian pronunciations of words.
Jen Simmons
Feb 6, 2014 • 98 min
Our guest for this episode is Jen Simmons and your hosts Christopher Schmitt and Sam Kap talk with her about where we’ve come from and where we’re going with the web. It’s changed a lot and it continues to change.
2013 Year End Spectacular with Dave Rupert
Dec 20, 2013 • 106 min
For our annual year end spectacular we invited Dave Rupert, 1/3 of Paravel, over to chat with Christopher and Sam about what they saw in 2013 and what we can expect in 2014. We also check in with a couple of past guests, Rachel Nabors and Jonathan Snook,…
Jeremy Keith
Nov 19, 2013 • 89 min
Our talk with Jeremy runs the gamut of the web - progressive enhancement, depending on a database, sirens, the death of web services, the telegraph, transcriptions, CERN and preparing for a great talk.
Jared Spool — UX and Design Thinking
Nov 5, 2013 • 64 min
Jared Spool is a writer, researcher, speaker, educator, and an expert on the subjects of usability, software, design, and research. He is the founding principal of User Interface Engineering, a research, training, and consulting firm specializing in…
Karen McGrane
Oct 8, 2013 • 80 min
If the internet is more awesome than it was in 1995, Karen would like to claim a very tiny piece of the credit. For more than fifteen years Karen has helped create more usable digital products through the power of user experience design and content…
Shawn O’Keefe
Sep 17, 2013 • 94 min
Shawn Michael O’Keefe is at the forefront of emerging technologies as a producer for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Beginning his passionate journey into technology at the University of Texas at Austin, he focused on…
Jonathan Snook
Sep 3, 2013 • 82 min
Jonathan Snook is a web designer and developer who is currently a product manager at Shopify. Before Shopify, he worked at Yahoo! as part of the team that redesigned and rebuilt the communication suite of products: Mail, Messenger, Calendar, and more.…
Christian Heilmann
Aug 15, 2013 • 57 min
Christian Heilmann is a geek and hacker by heart. He’s been a professional web developer for about eleven years and worked his way through several agencies up to Yahoo where he delivered Yahoo Maps Europe and Yahoo Answers. He’s written two and…
Val Head
Jul 30, 2013 • 54 min
Our guest for this episode is Val Head who is a designer and consultant based in Pittsburgh where she works with agencies and small businesses to make fun and effective web sites.
Scott Kellum
Jul 16, 2013 • 29 min
Our guest for this episode is Scott Kellum who is a designer at VOX Media creating beautiful features for The Verge and also worked on SB Nation and Polygon.
Matt May
Jul 2, 2013 • 67 min
Our guest for this episode is Matt May who is a developer, technologist, and accessibility advocate at Adobe. Matt May is a developer, technologist, and accessibility advocate who is responsible for working internally and externally with Adobe product…
Daniel Ryan — Re-electing Obama
Jun 18, 2013 • 83 min
Daniel has been working in the web industry since 1997 and currently consulting, open sources, and speaking at various conferences.
Rachel Nabors
Jun 4, 2013 • 54 min
Rachel Nabors is self-employed front-end developer and UI engineer. She works on bringing the insights of comics and cartoons into the field of web development.
Giovanni DiFeterici
May 13, 2013 • 41 min
Gio has a BFA in painting and has completed a degree in graphic design. He is an accomplished illustrator and designer. He’s a designer at Period Three, a web design firm in Columbia, South Carolina. He also helps organize the web conference, ConvergeSE,…
Glenda Sims
Apr 30, 2013 • 45 min
Glenda Sims is an accessibility consultant, speaker, author and trainer for Knowbility, a non-profit whose mission is “barrier free IT”. She works at Deque where she is a Senior Accessibility Consultant. There she shares her expertise and passion for the…
Dan Mall
Apr 2, 2013 • 51 min
Dan is an award-winning designer from Philadelphia, an enthralled husband and dad. He’s the founder & Design Director at SuperFriendly, co-founder of Typedia, and co-host of The Businessology Show – a podcast about the business of design and the design of…
Jon Rohan
Mar 14, 2013 • 55 min
Jon is an Engineer and Designer at GitHub. He recently spoke at CSS Dev Conf in Hawaii on Github CSS Performance.
Estelle Weyl
Mar 5, 2013 • 60 min
Estelle started her professional life in architecture, then managed teen health programs. In 2000, she took the natural step of becoming a web standardista. She has consulted for Apple, Yahoo! and Kodakgallery, among others. Estelle provides CSS3, HTML5…
Ryan Irelan
Feb 14, 2013 • 60 min
Ryan is presently the Vice President of Technology at Happy Cog. He’s also the owner of Mijingo, a publisher of training materials for web people. Ryan is also the publisher of EE Insider.com, a news and information website about Expression Engine. He’s…
Gene Crawford and Carl Smith of Bizcraft
Jan 31, 2013 • 65 min
Our guests for this episode are the hosts of the BizCraft, the podcast about the business side of web design, Carl Smith of nGen Works and Gene Crawford of UnmatchedStyle. Gene Crawford is the Editor for unmatchedstyle.com, organizer of convergese.com.…
Jennifer Robbins
Jan 17, 2013 • 51 min
Jennifer Robbins has been a Web designer since 1993. She designed the web’s first commercial site, O’Reilly’s Global Network Navigator. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Robbins is the author of Web Design in a Nutshell, Learning Web Design, and…
Chris Coyier
Dec 27, 2012 • 72 min
Chris is well known for his screencasts and tutorials at CSS Tricks.com. Previously he worked for Wufoo and Survey Monkey.
Dan Cederholm — Dribbble and Design
Dec 13, 2012 • 68 min
Dan is a designer, author, speaker, husband, and father living in Salem, Massachusetts. He is the Founder and Principal of SimpleBits, LLC, a tiny web design studio, and co-founder and designer of Dribbble, a vibrant community for sharing screenshots of…
Veerle Pieters
Nov 29, 2012 • 56 min
Veerle is a Belgian web and graphic designer, known throughout the world for her elegantly designed web projects, her tutorials promoting CSS, and her articles and blog posts on graphic design, web design, and modern home design. In 2000, she founded…
Tab Atkins
Nov 16, 2012 • 53 min
Tab Atkins works for Google on the Chrome team, claiming that his position is “Web Standards Hacker”. Previously, he was a web developer for for a software company in Texas. Tab is also a member of the CSS Working Group, and participates in several other…
Jessica Hische — Letterer and Illustrator
Nov 1, 2012 • 47 min
With client list that includes Wes Anderson, Tiffany & Co., The New York Times, Target, American Express, and Wired Magazine, Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator, and self-described “avid inter netter”. Always pushing for side projects, Jessica’s…
Jina Bolton — Live from ConvergeFL
Oct 18, 2012 • 51 min
Jina Bolton is an interactive designer and artist, working and residing in Silicon Valley. She co-authored The Art & Science of CSS. Jina has consulted for various agencies and organizations including the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative and Mass.gov. She…
Matt Griffin
Oct 4, 2012 • 57 min
Matt is a designer and one of the founders of Bearded. He has a great love for letterpress printing, and is an advocate for collaboration in design, and has been published in A List Apart and .net magazine. Matt’s one of the creators of Wood Type Revival,…
John Ferrara
Sep 20, 2012 • 65 min
John has worked as a user experience practitioner since 1999 and began designing video games in 2001. His nutrition education game Fitter Critters was a top prizewinner in the 2010 Apps for Healthy Kids contest sponsored by Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!”…
Mat Marquis
Sep 7, 2012 • 56 min
Mat works at The Filament Group in Boston, a company that designs engaging sites and apps for mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms. He is a designer and a developer who occasionally works independently with big-time clients like The Boston Globe. Mat…
Jason Grigsby
Aug 24, 2012 • 74 min
Jason is a Mobile Web Strategist. He’s the co-Founder of CloudFour where they live, breathe, and dream the mobile web and Mobile Portland, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, promoting and supporting the mobile technology community. Jason is…
Nicole Sullivan — CSS, OOCSS, and Frameworks
Aug 9, 2012 • 68 min
Nicole Sullivan is passionate about CSS, web standards, and scalable front-end architecture for sites with large numbers of pages and visitors. She speaks about performance at conferences around the world and has enjoyed working on large commercial sites.…
Lou Rosenfeld — Information Architecture and User Experience
Jul 26, 2012 • 51 min
Lou is an independent information architecture consultant, and founder and publisher of Rosenfeld Media, a publishing house focused on user experience books. He has been instrumental in helping establish the fields of information architecture and user…
Samantha Warren — Style Tiles and Designing with Web Typography
Jul 12, 2012 • 53 min
Samantha Warren is an experienced designer, speaker, and writer who leverages a diverse background in artistic mediums to create compelling and functional web experiences. Currently, Samantha is the Communications designer at Twitter. She talks about…
Eric Meyer — CSS Evangelist
Jun 29, 2012 • 62 min
Eric has been working with the web since late 1993 and is an internationally recognized expert on the subjects of HTML, CSS, and web standards. A widely read author, he is the founder of Complex Spiral Consulting, which counts a wide variety of…
Brian Hoff
Jun 14, 2012 • 45 min
Brian is a graphic designer living in Brooklyn, New York who loves creating compelling and useful websites and memorable interactions across the web. When he’s not designing, he can be found writing, speaking and occasionally part-time teaching at…
Aarron Walter
May 31, 2012
Aarron has been building websites professionally since 1999, and taught interactive design courses at colleges including Temple University, The University of Georgia, and The Art Institute of Atlanta since 2002. In 2007 he joined The Web Standards…
Kristina Halvorson — Content Strategy
May 15, 2012
Kristina lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her two young children, whom she often quotes on Twitter. She is the founder and CEO of Brain Traffic, a world-renowned content strategy consultancy. She’s also the author of Content Strategy for the Web (2009)–…
Rachel Andrew
May 3, 2012
Our guest for this episode is Rachel Andrew. Rachel is a web developer, speaker and prolific author. Her new book, the CSS3 Anthology was just released by Sitepoint. She’s also the founder of the web development agency, edgeofmyseat.com.
Brad Frost — Responsive Web Design
Apr 19, 2012
Brad is a mobile web strategist and front-end designer at the digital advertising agency R/GA in New York. He’s also the creator of a Mobile Web Best Practices site, and one of the creative minds behind WTFMobileweb.com and wtfqrcodes.com.
Greg Storey
Apr 5, 2012
Greg is the president of Happy Cog, an industry-leading, diverse group of problem-solving superstars, united under the common goal of making the web a better place to think, work and play. Greg writes on his own blog as well as Happy Cog’s Cognition about…
Jeff Croft
Mar 21, 2012
Our guest for today’s show is Jeff Croft, a designer and developer working out of his home in Seattle. He works at the web agency nGen Works and he’s also a blogger, speaker, critic, and industry thought leader. Jeff is the co-founder of the popular eBook…
Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert — ShopTalk Crossover
Mar 6, 2012
Our guests for our fourth episode are Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert, the hosts of the popular web design podcast Shoptalk. Chris is well known for his prolific posts and screencasts at CSS-Tricks.com. He’s a designer for Wufoo.com, speaker on all things…
Emily Lewis
Mar 2, 2012 • 56 min
Our guest for episode 3 is Emily Lewis. Emily creates beautiful, accessible, standards-based web sites from her web design and development studio based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As part of her ongoing quest to spread the good word about standards, she…
Paul Irish
Feb 8, 2012
Paul is a front end developer and works on the Chrome Developer relations team at Google. He’s a member of the jQuery team, and a lead developer on Modernizr and HTML5 Boilerplate. He’s also the creator of the sites MotherEffingHSL,…
Ethan Marcotte
Jan 23, 2012
Ethan is a web designer & developer who lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He’s also the author several web design books including Responsive Web Design, a book that’s helped revolutionize the way websites are built. He frequently speaks on web standards…