Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Focusing on What Matters

Tim Kadlec (Independent)
2:00pm–2:15pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Average rating: ****.
(4.35, 20 ratings)

We work and live in a bubble. Our limited perspective of what it means to use technology influences the way we build, the tools we use, and the tasks we prioritize. In the process, we risk losing the most powerful thing about the internet: its ubiquity. Tim discusses the importance of broadening our perspective and makes the case for not losing sight of the fundamentals that make or break the web for people around the globe, and down the street.

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Tim Kadlec


Tim Kadlec is a performance consultant and trainer focused on building a web everyone can use. He is the author of High Performance Images and Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web and was a contributing author for Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design and the Web Performance Daybook: Volume 2. He writes about all things web at

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07/10/2017 5:19am PDT

Are you able to post the slides from this presentation Tim? I’d love to share the information back with my team.