February 21, 2013 at 2:00pm • 43 minutes
Cindy Chastain, Creative Director & Experience Strategist at R/GA—plus actress, screenwriter, and freelance strategist—is Jeffrey Zeldman's guest in Episode No. 82 of The Big Web Show, sponsored by Happy Cog.
January 24, 2013 at 4:15pm • 45 minutes
In Episode No. 81 of The Big Web Show ("Everything Web That Matters") host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Tina Roth Eisenberg, creator of swissmiss and tattly and co-founder of Creative Mornings and TeuxDeux. The two designers discuss discovering your path as a designer; why the motto "let it go or fix it" can help you create great product ideas; how to be a good boss; and how having children can have a profoundly positive influence your career.
January 17, 2013 at 3:15pm • 58 minutes
In Episode No. 80 of The Big Web Show ("Everything Web That Matters") host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Daring Fireball author John Gruber about his background in computer programming and journalism; the joy of designing print layouts with QuarkXPress and the transition from print to web; why investors who are angry at Apple have it wrong; why some web standards geeks who once passionately disliked Apple have grown warmer toward the company; and the secret story behind the name, "Daring Fireball."
Special guest John Gruber.
January 10, 2013 at 9:30pm • 1 hour 4 minutes
In Episode No. 79 of The Big Web Show ("everything web that matters"), host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews CSS guru, Microformats co-founder, O'Reilly and New Riders author, and An Event Apart co-founder Eric A. Meyer (@meyerweb) about upcoming CSS modules including grid layout, flexbox, and regions; his career trajectory from college graduate webmaster to world-renowned author, consultant, and lecturer; founding and running a virtual community (CSS-Discuss); becoming an O'Reilly writer; the early days of the Mosaic Browser and The Web Standards Project's CSS Samurai; "The Web Behind" variation of The Web Ahead podcast, and more.
November 29, 2012 at 5:45pm • 44 minutes
In Episode No. 78 of The Big Web Show ("everything web that matters"), Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Margot Bloomstein, author of Content Strategy at Work: Real-World Stories to Strengthen Every Interactive Engagement (Morgan Kaufmann, 2012), about her professional transition from design to content strategy; the vagaries of the consulting life; how mentoring and non-traditional academic backgrounds can fit into a web career; how to write a content strategy book for people who are not content strategists; and the beauties of Pittsburgh.
November 26, 2012 at 12:15pm • 53 minutes
Jeffrey Zeldman interviews returning guest Sarah Parmenter (.net magazine designer of the year) about designing an app for the homeless; the challenges of multi-device design; teaching HTML and CSS to young people; designing an extremely high-profile multi-platform, multiple magazine newsreader app; the ideal number of employees for a small design studio; Brooklyn vs. Leigh-on-Sea; steeping yourself in platforms you don't use personally; her role as a judge in an upcoming British TV series about design and technology; the increasing complexity of digital design; comping, collaborative, and presentational tools and processes; and more.
November 7, 2012 at 1:45pm • 36 minutes
Author of four classic web design texts (in 13 editions) Jennifer Robbins (@jenville) chats with Jeffrey Zeldman about her upcoming Artifact Conference for multi-device design; why sites are now systems, not pages; how style guides can function as a system design description tool; getting digital UX design into its natural habitat (hint: not a comp) sooner than later; what's new in web design and the 4th Edition of Learning Web Design; and more.
Special guest Jennifer Robbins.
October 23, 2012 at 5:45pm • 40 minutes
Evan Williams, co-founder of Blogger, Twitter, and Medium, discusses what it's like to be an internet entrepreneur with host Jeffrey Zeldman in Episode No. 75 of The Big Web Show.
October 19, 2012 at 1:30pm • 44 minutes
In Episode No. 74 of The Big Web Show, Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Chris Coyier of CSS-Tricks, CodePen, and ShopTalk about the path from employee to media maven, upcoming secret features for CodePen, coping with Retina images, finding sponsors, the success of his Kickstarter campaign, tee shirts for manly men, Twitter dramas about baseline grids, and lots more.
October 8, 2012 at 1:30pm • 37 minutes
In Episode No. 73 of The Big Web Show, Jeffrey Zeldman interviews content strategist and author of "Content Everywhere" (Rosenfeld Media, 2012) Sara Wachter-Boettcher (@sara_ann_marie) about how practitioners can organize and structure content to maximize its value, longevity, and future-friendliness.