Episode #118 • May 2, 2014
Responsive Images, Picturefill, and Web Standards
with Scott Jehl
Making the W3C standard picture element work in today's browsers. Polyfills and progressive enhancement. Responsible responsive design. Shim versus polyfill; srcset versus picture.
Episode #117 • April 23, 2014
The Real Macaw: Stop Writing Code, Start Drawing It
with Tom Giannattasio
The founder of Macaw, answers, can we really draw semantic HTML and succinct CSS? Designing a design tool. From Kickstarter to startup. Responsive design and responsive community.
Episode #116 • March 27, 2014
The Difference Between Ideas and Products
with Phillip Reyland and Roland Dubois
Creating products for clients instead of yourself. Finding the right partner. Working with ad agencies. The difference between ideas and products, and how to explain it to your client.
Episode #115 • March 21, 2014
Achieving Empathy for Institutions
with Anil Dash
How government, media, and tech shape the world, and how we can influence them in turn. The launch of Thinkup, and a special offer exclusively for Big Web Show listeners.
Episode #114 • March 14, 2014
Designing and Developing “The Web at 25” Website
with Mike Pick & Tim Murtaugh
Creating the “Web at 25” website. Design, approval, and client focus. What we’d be doing if the web didn’t exist. What the W3C has in common with IndieWeb. Specialization and creativity.
Episode #113 • March 7, 2014
From Britain With Love: Front End Style Guides
with Anna Debenham
Code For America, starting a web career at age 14, checking websites in game console browsers, producing 24 Ways, and the delights of Spotted Dick and Victoria Sponge.
Episode #112 • February 24, 2014
Responsive Images Get Real
with Mat Marquis
Guidelines for responsive images in multi-device design. The history, theory, and challenges of responsive images, the path to standardization, and an announcement about what's next for browsers.
Episode #111 • February 13, 2014
Web Design Comes of Age
with Andy Clarke
10 years of web design, running a successful freelance design business, the importance of writing, approaches to public speaking, growing your small design studio business, responsive web design.
Episode #110 • February 4, 2014
with Nicole Sullivan
Running CSS Conf, building scalable systems, designing for speed & performance, learning Ruby, OOCSS, Type-o-matic, takeaways from stunt CSS, & setting aside biases when selecting conference sessions.
Episode #109 • January 23, 2014
Bring Me The Head Of Tim Berners-Lee
with Robin Berjon
A rational conversation about EME, DRM, the MPAA, and the W3C.
Episode #108 • January 18, 2014
Designing With Data
with Sarah Parmenter
Rethinking the designer's role in the era of flat design and launching a design-led business—from concept to franchising in four months.
Episode #107 • January 9, 2014
If Digg Had A Child With Google Hangouts
with Sang Shin and David Yoon
Sang Shin and David Yoon, co-creators of Been, discuss social bookmarking and the failure of cookies with host Jeffrey Zeldman.
Episode #106 • December 19, 2013
Two Jews Talking About Business
with 37signals's Jason Fried
The notoriously private designer/writer/entrepreneur opens up about love, marketing, product design, and the secret behind The New York Times Bestseller list.
Episode #105 • November 21, 2013
with Fantastical's Michael Simmons
iOS 7, designing Fantastical, reinventing calendar software, staying inspired on a long-term project, how to do a huge launch with no budget, Apple's long-term design strategy, and more.
Episode #104 • November 14, 2013
Episode #103 • November 7, 2013
Font Lover’s Pizza
The Font Bureau's Nick Sherman on Type & The Web
Responsive type, 21st century hinting, typefaces designed for onscreen reading, things you can't do on the web, EDID and other standards, type used in blaxploitation posters, punk rock and pizza.
Episode #102 • October 31, 2013
Sass for Designers
with Dribbble’s Dan Cederholm
Fear of CSS pre-processors, growing the Dribbble design community, the craft of code, and Dan Cederholm's new book, Sass For Web Designers.
Episode #101 • October 24, 2013
Let’s Kill A Few Dreams—Advertising & The Web
with Jeremy Fuksa
Advertising’s view of the web, the web’s view of advertising, and evolving design processes for our new screen and device overlords.
Episode #100 • October 17, 2013
Works Well With Others
with Dan Brown
Collaboration strategies, the path from HTML to UX, growing a design studio business, Brian Eno, and more.
Episode #99 • October 9, 2013
Where Ideas Come From
with Naveen Selvadurai
Mobile apps and the quantified self; the genesis of bookmarking places; how Delicious’s bookmarking helped inspire Foursquare; what was really innovative about the iPhone (it’s not what you think).
Episode #98 • October 4, 2013
On Brand And In Person
with Debbie Millman
A rollicking, laugh-filled hour about broadcasting, writing, teaching, publishing, learning to be happy in your own skin, and the importance of early failure to long-term success and happiness.
Episode #97 • September 26, 2013
Research For Tomorrow
with Erika Hall
Why funding startups nobody needs is killing innovation, how designers can use research to stop bad ideas and find great ones, Russell Brand, and the secret history of Unsuck It.
Episode #96 • September 16, 2013
Smells Like Client Services
with Mike Monteiro
Truthfulness and respect in the design business, the beauty of client services, The Big Web Show’s move to the Mule Radio Network, and the secret behind all great content products and applications.