AEA Resources: Articles, Links, and Tools From An Event Apart Chicago 2015


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Speaker Links and Resources

Cassie McDaniel


“The Quiet Death of the Major Relaunch” by Jared Spool
“Personality in Design” by Aarron Walter
Morecambe and Wise sketch
Son House “Grinnin in your face”
Stephen Colbert’s heartfelt send off for Jon Stewart

Design singularity

“The modern internet sucks: Bring back Geocities” by Owen Williams
“Make art, not gloss” by Jonathan Libov
“The Singularity of Design” by Ryan Scherf
“The Dribbblisation of Design” by Paul Adams
“Has Visual Design Fallen Flat?” by Emett Connolly

Cameron Moll

Kevin Spacey speaking at Edinburgh TV Festival
‘Ish’ by Brad Frost
The fastest-growing mobile phone markets barely use apps
Google: The New Multi-Screen World Study
Mail to Self iOS extension
No one’s forgotten how to pinch and zoom
Switching Between Devices Normal for 40% of U.S. Web Users [Facebook Study]
Web Apps & Web Views

Jen Simmons

The Web Ahead
Demo for this talk
Code for this talk
The Original
Space Jam
Microsoft’s 1994 homepage
BBC News Politics 97
The September Issue
Can I Use
Adobe’s CSS Shapes Gallery at CodePen
CSS Shapes Extension for Chrome
Tutorial on how to use the CSS Shapes Extension by Razvan Caliman (who created it)
The Web Ahead 81: Changing the Shapes with Sara Soueidan
Vote for Shapes - Microsoft
Vote for Shapes - Mozilla
Opera Mini
Multicolumn layout in the wild: Tim Berner’s Lee article
“Judy Blume Knows All Your Secrets,” NYTimes Magazine Cover Sheet example
Jen’s Experiment with Viewport Units
CSS Trick’s Complete Guide to Flexbox
Flexbox running on Chrome Dev Site
Rachael Andrew on CSS Grid
Mark Boulton on The Web Ahead
Nathan Ford’s article on layout
Karen McGrane’s Adapting Ourselves to Adaptive Content
Bill Cunningham New York

Karen McGrane

The Immobile Web
Google is preparing for screenless computers
Google Glass UI Guidelines
The Ultimate Internet Toaster
Make your selfie the perfect breakfast!
WCM is for Losers
Creation Myth
Ted Nelson’s Computer Paradigm, Expressed as One-Liners
Why cards are the future of the web
Jared Stoneberg and The Lark Cookbook
The leaked NY Times Innovation Report
The solutions to all our problems may be buried in PDFs that nobody reads
The Battle for the Body Field
Content Modelling: A Master Skill
Content Modeling Series by Cleve Gibbon
Deblobbing your chunks: Building a flexible content model

Ethan Marcotte

More information about Pando, and its future
Chris Coyier’s guide to flexbox
Philip Walton’s library of common layout patterns “solved” by flexbox
The Illusion of Life, by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston. (Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston’s official site is worth your time, too.)

Val Head

To Keep Up On Web Animation and Motion Design

The UI Animation Newsletter

To Read Up on Classic Animation Principles

The Illusions of Life Book
The Animator’s Survival Guide
TED-Ed video - The art of timing and spacing

Helpful research, examples, tools and articles

UI Animation and UX: A Not-So-Secret Friendship
Neilson Group on Animation and Usability
Google Web Fundamentals - Choosing the right easing
Flip your animations - Paul Lewis
Motion & Meaning Ep 4: Playing Director with Choreography
IBM’s Machines in Motion
Meaningful Transitions

A Few Sources For Inspiration

Art of The Title
All The Right Moves
Use Your Interface

Gerry McGovern

Which Test Won
What Really Matters: Focusing on Top Tasks
The Core Model: Designing Inside Out for Better Results

Chris Coyier

A Compendium of SVG Information