Work has seeped into our leisure hours, making the two tough to distinguish.So I guess this column is my attempt to give you permission to do nothing every once in a while. But to take the time you need to get better at what you do, and enjoy it a lot more.I got some raised eyebrows at work recently when I declined an invitation to watch a World Cup game in a conference room. If I watch the World Cup game with a bunch of people at work today, guess what I have to do tonight? I do what I do for them—for the people in my life, the people I know, and the people I don’t.
They’d be lumped into the same screen-size–dependent groups, but they are two totally different device classes, so how do we determine what goes together?
That’s a simple example, but it points to a larger issue.
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.
Of course, the remaking of the contemporary tech office into a mixed work-cum-leisure space is not actually meant to promote leisure.