Bento Break 2 – April 23, 2021

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Welcome to Bento Break 2. Some accessibility goodness, as well as sharing some artwork and design system concepts I saw out there in the wild. I’m trying to include artwork from unique art communities, concepts, and mediums to keep it fresh. Enjoy! Container queries are here! So stoked. Accessible conferences Deque’s recent adventure The PING […]

Bento Break 1 – April 16, 2021

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Thought it would be fun to round up my favorite or most interesting posts of the week and share them in a bite-sized bento box layout. All links will be external, and the content may vary from tech to silly, personal to professional, and so on. Enjoy your Bento Break! How to Leverage the Fullscreen […]

Roll Your Own Sketch Library Subscription

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Unless you’ve been living under a design rock, Design Systems are all the rage. I won’t get into all the benefits here, but Design Systems keep teams, designs, developers, and experiences all in sync. And that’s great. However, what’s less great is that design assets often fragment quickly, and files with names like “design_final” or […]

Screen-reader-friendly Emojis

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Emojis. Love them or hate them, they’re part of our online experience. Well for most of us. I was recently messing around with these fun little pictograms and thought “Hey. What do they sound like to a screen reader? Is it possible to make screen-reader-friendly emojis?” Unsurprisingly, the support for readback was very patchy. Testing […]

Mostly FOSS Setup Text-to-speech for Android

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While doing exploration on a larger article I’m currently writing, I realized that my FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) Android ways prevented me from using most Google services. I thought this also meant Talkback, the only AT (Assistive Technology) for Android. However, on further exploration, Talkback is bundled into the “Android Accessibility Suite” which […]