The Big News: Deprecating our AJAX crawling scheme – Google’s recommended SEO tactic is “following the principles of progressive enhancement”. I know that non-Chrome browsers will be thrilled at the immediate removal of browser-sniffing from Google’s own properties as they implement their own “best practice”.
Easy content organisation with HTML5 – Steve Faulkner’s refresher on using HTML5 structural elements to define page regions, in which he uses long words like a native English speaker
Screen Reader strategy survey – Heydon “Interesting Nuggets” Pickiering hopes to get qualitative data on how screenreader users approach “a new, unfamiliar web page, for which you have no prior knowledge or expectations”
Script-Based Web Accessibility draft proposal for a set of User Intention Events that build on ARIA to extend accessibility functionality to complex, scripted web applications, by Cynthia Shelley of Microsoft
Adapting without assumptions – “We need better ways to adapt content to the user’s current conditions.” Yoav Weiss writes a LongTweet (“a blogpost”) about it.