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Soledad Penadés’ talk at CSSConf.Asia 2016 raised an important point on what is web’s natural direction and which principles “cut along the grain”. Continuing from there, a high speed lightning talk where I speak on “time”.

As web designers and developers do we care care about many aspects, but does that include time? We do try to make our sites performant and load fast. That’s the “short” side of time. How about the “long” side? Do we strive to make our work live long?

Souvik Das Gupta

November 24, 2016

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  1. “…cutting along the grain”

  2. We’re designers & developers

  3. We care

  4. Aesthetics

  5. Usability

  6. Accessibility

  7. Experience

  8. Time?

  9. Speed

  10. Fast!

  11. “Short”

  12. “Long”

  13. Forward compatible

  14. The first website (1989)

  15. The first website (1989) ~27 years

  16. ~100 days

  17. ~100 days Average lifespan of a webpage

  18. :(

  19. Time Jeremy Keith — Full Frontal 2013

  20. “Long”

  21. “Long” is the grain of the web

  22. Think long