The Web Ahead

The Web Ahead

Conversations with world experts on changing technologies and future of the web. The Web Ahead is your shortcut to keeping up.

Hosted by Jen Simmons.



#7: Jonathan Stark on Mobile

November 15, 2011 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Jonathan Stark joins Jen Simmons to talk about web apps vs. native apps, when to use which mobile technology, how to plan a good mobile experience, touch events, and more.

Special guest Jonathan Stark.


#6: Karen McGrane on Web Strategy

October 19, 2011 at 4:30PM • 57 minutes

Karen McGrane talks about planning systems of flexible web content that can be used in a variety of places. And about the need for better content entry workflows.


#5: Peter Lubbers on Web Socket

October 12, 2011 at 4:45PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Peter joins Jen again to talk about the magic of Web Socket, and about SPDY & the Amazon Kindle Fire.

Special guest Peter Lubbers.


#4: Pat Aufderheide on Fair Use & Copyright

October 7, 2011 at 4:00PM • 56 minutes

Fair Use expert Pat Aufderheide joins Jen Simmons to explain when you can use other people's copyrighted material in your work.

Special guest Patricia Aufderheide.


#3: Jeremy Keith on Everything Web

September 28, 2011 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Jeremy Keith joins Jen to talk about Mobilewood, future-friendlying websites, responsive design techniques, digital preservation, html5 semantics, Firefox 7, and much more.


#2: Ethan Marcotte on Responsive Web

September 19, 2011 at 11:00AM • 50 minutes

Ethan Marcotte joins Jen Simmons for a conversation about responsive web design, tools, the process of designing a web site, mobile first, what the future may hold and more.

Special guest Ethan Marcotte.


#1: Peter Lubbers on HTML5

September 12, 2011 at 12:15PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

HTML5 expert Peter Lubbers joins Jen Simmons on the inaugural episode of The Web Ahead to talk about what the heck HTML5, web apps, local storage, offline caching, and web databases are.

Special guest Peter Lubbers.