Hardware Hacking with JS

With the Cache Maker club we’re always looking for ways to make it easier for kids to interact with hardware. Traditionally, interacting with hardware meant learning assembly or if you picked the right platform you could write embedded C. Today things are different. With Arduino we have an open source hardware platform with libraries in…

Bringing the Web Back to the Blind with Ryan Florence

Ryan Florence presenting “Bringing the Web Back to the Blind”. Probably the biggest accessiblity resource on the web: webaim.org. Accessiblity Accessiblity is more than just alt tags. You still want alt tags but there’s more. Use your headers for organization of content rather than for visual display. It helps blind users navigation through the content…

My Morning Coffee

Plenty of us working stiffs here in the United States wake up each morning a bit groggy as we prepare for another day as a cog in the grind. That means coffee is the most widely traded agriculture commodity in the world. Inject hot air, sugar and fat into coffee and a 25 cent cup…