The best of January's web design podcasts

Two weeks ago Dylan Wilbanks wrote an article on The Pastry Box lamenting the recent intensification of online viciousness and declaring that 2015 should be "the year we fight back, the year of empathy". He's not the only one thinking this way; this sentiment is a thread that runs through much of the conversation taking place around web design at the moment.

In the podcasts this month, Eric Meyer discusses his new talk, 'Designing for Crisis' in which he highlights the issue of users in crisis. How many websites design for visitors who arrive in a state of anxiety, bewilderment and shock? Not many, it turns out, even when those sites are likely to receive a significant volume of users in that state.

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