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Home offices became a big thing, and it’s now almost impossible to distinguish between home offices of famous designers and the workspaces (I don’t think we even call them “offices” any more) of most startups. There’s plenty of research that shows when employers place strict limits on messaging, employees are happier and enjoy their work more. Clive Thompson’s article about this for Mother Jones is a great overview of what we know about the handful of experiments that have been done to research the effects of messaging limits. It’s not just that constantly thinking about work makes us more stressed, it’s also that our fear of doing nothing—of not being productive every second of the day—is hurting us as well (we’ll talk about side projects another time).
There is a blending of work and life that woos us with its promise of barbecues at work and daytime team celebrations at movie theaters, but we’re paying for it in another way: a complete eradication of the line between home life and work life. “Get a job you don’t want to take a vacation from,” we say—and we sit back and watch the retweets stream in. There’s plenty of research about this as well, but let’s stick with Jessica Stillman’s Bored at Work? It’s a good overview of what scientists have found on the topic of giving your mind time to rest.
How to be flâneur: wandering around with eyes wide open to inspiration.[mehr] (Quelle: A List Apart: The Full Feed) The Device APIs Working Group invites implementation of two Candidate Recommendations: Vibration API. This specification defines an HTML form extension that facilitates user access to a device’s media capture […][mehr] (Quelle: W3C News) The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of CSS Backgrounds and Borders Module Level 3.
This specification defines an API that provides access to the vibration mechanism of the hosting device. CSS is a language for describing the rendering of structured documents (such as HTML and XML) on screen, on paper, in speech, etc.
Comments are welcome […][mehr] (Quelle: W3C News) The EXI Working Group published the Efficient XML Interchange (EXI) Profile for limiting usage of dynamic memory as W3C Recommendation.
EXI 1.0 is a very efficient format to represent an XML Information Set.
This draft contains the features of CSS level 3 relating to […][mehr] (Quelle: W3C News) The Linked Data Platform (LDP) Working Group has published a Last Call Working Draft of Linked Data Platform Paging 1.0.
This document describes a HTTP-based protocol for clients and servers to be able to efficiently retrieve large Linked Data Platform Resource representations by splitting up the responses into separate URL-addressable page resources.
CSS is a language for describing the rendering of structured documents […][mehr] (Quelle: W3C News) I’m old enough to remember when laptops entered the workforce. At first only the select few could be seen walking around with their giant black IBMs and silver Dells.
As this column evolves, I think this is what I’ll be talking about a lot. How to think of what we do not as the tech business but the people business.
How to give ourselves permission to experience the world around us and get inspiration for our work from that.
It is highly customizable to fit the need of diverse use cases, ranging from B2B applications down to embedded-systems use.
It satisfies […][mehr] (Quelle: W3C News) As an industry, we’re historically terrible at drawing lines between things.