The Story of Ramayana

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The Story of Ramayana

A truly gorgeous case study from Fi about a project they worked on for Google: a browser-based retelling of the asian epic Ramayana. It really breaks down the technology and, more importantly, the process that was used to make something pretty amazing.

Beware of blind elitism

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Beware of blind elitism

The design/development bubble is easy to get stuck in and dangerous as a result. It’s not easy to maintain an ideal and unbiased, user-focused perspective, but at least remind from time to time that it is out there somewhere.

Separate Mobile Sites vs. Responsive Design

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Separate Mobile Sites vs. Responsive Design

Paul Boag picks apart Jakob Nielsen’s arguments against Responsive Design (and in favour of separate, device-focused websites) while mostly agreeing them.

A bonus is some great commentary from Stephanie Rieger about how these arguments are grounded in today’s ways of thinking about these things, when their subjects are anything but static and  settled.

Tomorrow we’ll figure out better ways of doing things.