Reading List 288
Friday 1 April 2022
Justice Department Issues Web Accessibility Guidance Under the Americans with Disabilities Act 18 March 2022: for businesses that are open to the public (Title III): “…the ADA’s requirements apply to all the goods, services, privileges, or activities offered by public accommodations, including those offered on the web”
An anthology of insights, for a more inclusive internet – from Google’s Next Billion Users initiative
Intent to Prototype: @scope – Scoped Styles! You can optionally provide a lower boundary so styles don’t cascade to all children
Shifting left, or: making accessibility easier by doing it earlier – A useful slidedeck by that nice Mr @hdv about making accessibility better, and cheaper
A Designer’s Guide to Documenting Accessibility & User Interactions an excellent article by @walterstephanie
Apple would be forced to allow sideloading and third-party app stores under new EU law – EU: “We believe that the owner of a smartphone should have the freedom to choose how to use it, This freedom includes being able to opt for alternative sources of apps”. It’ll be interesting to see what this means for the #applebrowserban.
Galaxy A12 is the most shipped smartphone in 2021 – The £140 Android device topped the list of 10 most shipped smartphones last year overtaking Apple
Carousels: No one likes you – “I would like to suggest an easy alternative to adding a carousel to your page. Are you ready? Think about the content on your page”
UA gotta be kidding – Brian Kardell on the history and lies of the humble UA string
The Infinite Exploitation Of Cryptocurrency – “code is law”, so an attacker took $600 million of cryptocurrency from the browser-based play-to-earn blockchain game Axie Infinity, in complete accordance with the contracts involved, because Sky Mavis (the developers) had allowed them to.
Bitcoin Failed in El Salvador. The President Says the Answer Is More Bitcoin – “plans for Bitcoin City: a new charter city to be built from scratch, centered on bitcoin mining—and powered by a volcano”
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