A Designer’s Life with Color Vision Deficiency – A List Apart

So, what is it like to be color blind and also work in the web design and development industry? I’ll answer that question throughout this article, but it’s something that’s always factored into my thoughts, given my passion for design and now my career. I wonder if having “normal” vision would have made me a […]

Web Accessibility, Inclusion & Social Justice – A List Apart

What would your life be like without the internet? Not if it didn’t exist at all, but if you were locked out of it? Would your days be different? Unrecognizable, even? Keeping your answers to that in mind, do you think access to the internet is a human right? Do we need to be able […]

The Dangers of Data Illiteracy: Coronavirus and Data Distortions

Click to learn more about co-author John Ladley. Click to learn more about co-author Len Silverston. People are unconsciously incompetent at communicating with data. This applies to our personal and professional lives. This ignorance creates an ethical issue that is profoundly important to all business and societal communities. This inability to understand and communicate with […]

The Fundamentals of Deep Reinforcement Learning

Reinforcement Learning (RL), a “niche” Machine Learning technique, has surfaced in the last five years. In context-based decision making, Reinforcement Learning helps the machine take action-provoking decision making through a trial-and-error approach to achieve the optimal algorithmic model for a situation. Furthermore, the machine is trained through a reward/penalty-based feedback mechanism, the goal of which […]