Designed lines | Responsive Web Design

Designed lines

Ethan touches on something which I’ve been wrestling with myself lately. While there is a clear benefit from a commercial point of view to improve the speed of your website we often forget about the human impact. Everyone should be able to access the content we create yet a lot of the time we put barriers (page weight/speed) in the way.
Ethan Marcotte Responsive Web Design

Internet access—much like access to healthcare, education, and food—should be a universal right. But clearly, we’re not there yet. (Not least as a result of the policies pursued by Ajit Pai’s FCC, which will likely make these inequalities even more severe.) Until the point that every person enjoys a broadband connection that’s fast, reliable, and affordable, it’s on us to make our designs as widely accessible as possible.

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