Anil Dash: The Missing Building Blocks of the Web
Given the subject, I wish he had posted this somewhere other than Medium, but it’s a good read nonetheless.
via Brad Frost
html-sketchapp is a tool that creates Sketch stencils from HTML–very cool. Tools like this are closing the gap between design artifacts and the products they describe. I played around with html-sketchapp a bit, and it works quite well.
Mark Dalgleish’s article about Sketching in the Browser is the best one I’ve read about why this convergence of design and development tools is important. It also tells the tale of the journey that led to the creation of html-sketchapp.
Wired: It’s Time for an RSS Revival
A Photographer’s Search for Joy in Uncertain Times highlights some of Meryl Meisler’s street photography from the 70s and 80s.
Along with a few photos, there are nuggets like this–in reference to her practice of bumming smokes as an icebreaker:
“It wasn’t about the cigarettes; it was about the people,” … “It was a way of saying hello to people and being less shy.”
Photo by Meryl Meisler