Non Breaking Space Show

Seeking out the best, brightest, and smartest creative people on digital art, design, and development. From workflows to life hacks, we examine why they do what they do and how they did it.


Micah Godbolt and Front-end Architecture

February 23rd, 2015 · 109 minutes

A regular code contributor and speaker at worldwide open source events, Micah Godbolt is highly involved in teaching and training new developers, sometimes as a guest lecturer at local colleges. He leads a Sass and front-end meetup in Portland and publishes a weekly video blog called Sass Bites.


Steve Fisher

April 1st, 2014 · 77 minutes

Our talk with Steve Fisher covers the gamut of content strategy, project discovery and open source projects. Sam gets lost in Encarta and Christopher has issues with Canadian pronunciations of words.


Jen Simmons

February 6th, 2014 · 98 minutes

Our guest for this episode is Jen Simmons and your hosts Christopher Schmitt and Sam Kap talk with her about where we’ve come from and where we’re going with the web. It’s changed a lot and it continues to change.


2013 Year End Spectacular with Dave Rupert

December 20th, 2013 · 106 minutes

For our annual year end spectacular we invited Dave Rupert, 1/3 of Paravel, over to chat with Christopher and Sam about what they saw in 2013 and what we can expect in 2014. We also check in with a couple of past guests, Rachel Nabors and Jonathan Snook, about the year that was and the year that will be.

Pour yourself some rum and eggnog, find …


Jeremy Keith

November 19th, 2013 · 89 minutes

Our talk with Jeremy runs the gamut of the web - progressive enhancement, depending on a database, sirens, the death of web services, the telegraph, transcriptions, CERN and preparing for a great talk.


Jared Spool

November 5th, 2013 · 64 minutes

Jared Spool is a writer, researcher, speaker, educator, and an expert on the subjects of usability, software, design, and research. He is the founding principal of User Interface Engineering, a research, training, and consulting firm specializing in website and product usability, and the largest usability research organization of its kind in the w…


Karen McGrane

October 8th, 2013 · 80 minutes

If the internet is more awesome than it was in 1995, Karen would like to claim a very tiny piece of the credit. For more than fifteen years Karen has helped create more usable digital products through the power of user experience design and content strategy. She founded Bond Art + Science in 2006, and has led content strategy and information archi…


Shawn O’Keefe

September 17th, 2013 · 94 minutes

Shawn Michael O’Keefe is at the forefront of emerging technologies as a producer for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas.

Beginning his passionate journey into technology at the University of Texas at Austin, he focused on convergent media in the innovative and unconventional Advanced Communications Technologies…


Jonathan Snook

September 3rd, 2013 · 82 minutes

Jonathan Snook is a web designer and developer who is currently a product manager at Shopify.

Before Shopify, he worked at Yahoo! as part of the team that redesigned and rebuilt the communication suite of products: Mail, Messenger, Calendar, and more. Before that, he freelanced for almost 5 years working with fantastic clients on fun projects d…


Christian Heilmann

August 15th, 2013 · 57 minutes

Christian Heilmann is a geek and hacker by heart. He’s been a professional web developer for about eleven years and worked his way through several agencies up to Yahoo where he delivered Yahoo Maps Europe and Yahoo Answers.

He’s written two and contributed to three books on JavaScript, web development and accessibility, lead distributed teams a…