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317: Designing for Dark Mode

October 9, 2019

In this week's episode, we dive deep into the murky depths of Dark Mode, discussing everything from OLED smearing and halation to tinting and elevation. Plus we read the results of the Twitter poll in which we asked you about your preferred dark background color. And as always, we share a some cool things like a crazy creative talk, a painting app for iPad, and a ridiculous illustrator.

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  • You might recognize Sisu from our interview with Michie Cao
  • Shoutout to our newest patrons!
    • Alec Sukoski
    • Derek Graham
    • John Wood (Day One Patron!)
    • Justin Allen
    • Lisa Pesok
    • Manuel Solera
    • Sam Bernhardt
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  • Thanks to listener and patron Derek Graham for the kind and helpful email :)
  • Keaton Taylor was also born too early for Pokemon and Spongebob
  • Sahil loves the move to being listener-supported

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