Can a technology reboot reopen the Web?
Simon St. Laurent
You can find more of his writing on technology, Quakerism, and the Town of Dryden at simonstl.com.
Which interface will prevail?
The skills and techniques used to create for the web will continue to be valuable, even if technology markets cool for a while.
The original lament that consumers would destroy the industries that brought them culture has been replaced by the desire most industries have to control their customers.
As the core group of people needed to create and maintain a technology shrinks, will polarization occur in a job market accustomed to stratification? Simon St. Laurent explores a future where programming will become like plumbing.
From front end to server side to performance and more, web developers will find plenty to explore at OSCON in Austin, Texas.
You'd think that the Web had already tried everything, but it keeps reinventing itself.
How similarity can both unite and divide as developers seek greater control over delivery.
After years of racing, the Web may finally be slowing to breathe.
Will content-blocking change the Web?
Enabling the creation of maintainable sites and apps that look great across a variety of different devices and contexts.
How much do you need to know?
You're using the Web even when you don't think you are.
DRM makes a mash of security and privacy.
Can Elixir bring functional programming to a much wider audience?
On both front and back end, the Web challenges conventional wisdom.
Flow-based, functional, and more
The W3C sells out users without seeming to get anything in return.