Within the Key of F – A Checklist Aside

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Welcome to a brand new sort of weblog submit from the A Checklist Aside employees, the place we share tales and concepts that caught our eye. This week was all about Fs—no, not the type you mutter each time your boss says “put it above the fold.” Our employees’s been buzzing about Flipboard, feminism, and facilitating nice occasions. Additionally, emotions—so many emotions.

Right here’s what’s on our radar:

Tim Murtaugh, technical director:
Flipboard has lastly launched a web-based model of their platform, and it’s producing some attention-grabbing conversations. Their selection to make use of canvas to render your complete website offers them whole management over the consumer expertise, however leaves the positioning fully inaccessible. Faruk Ateş expressed dismay, whereas Allen Tan provided one other perspective.

Lisa Maria Martin, points editor:
“Which Ladies in Tech?” by Nicole Sanchez was a terrific learn—and it made me understand, fairly shamefully, how little I’ve thought of my very own function in constructing actually inclusive occasions. This was a clarion name to verify my variety work is intersectional, and to recollect to “hand over the mic wherever attainable.”

Jeffrey Zeldman, founder and writer:
“How you can Manage a Convention: 18 Amazingly Helpful Ideas” by Louis Rosenfeld is strictly what you assume it’s. From “validate the necessity” to “programming is curation and design,” it’s 18 items of golden recommendation solicited from the founders of 18 nice internet, design, and UX conferences.

A gif about our emotions:

A gif of a cat looking unamused by a blizzard outside.
We’re excited to share these hyperlinks with you!Have we talked about that a lot of our employees members are in Boston proper now!

What about you?
What tales are drawing your consideration? Bought any posts, photos, or code demos you need to share? (We love sharing!) Tweet us what’s in your radar—and what must be on ours.

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