1. Recently, I realized that I haven’t written anything since 2014 when I wrote about heading off to Colombia by motorcycle. Someone could…

  2. Image credit: “Paardenmolen bobbejaanland”. Wikipedia

    Confession time: I used to think carousels were a good idea and I was wrong.

    If you haven’t seen it yet: http://shouldiuseacarousel.com/ demonstrates through annoying use of a carousel, exactly why you should never use a carousel on a website.

    The site explains why carousels are a bad idea, but why did I think they were a good idea? My belief was based on the idea that the carousel makes more use of the limited screen real estate by putting more content in the same number of pixels. “Real estate” is a dated term, and the whole idea comes from the flawed idea of keeping content “above the fold”.