Banal binaries: How power plays into how we communicate
Requests v. demands, indirect vs. direct language, and responding and ignoring are all ways we communicate our power in daily interactions, even if subconsciously and quietly
Why'd you park like such an a-hole?: Inviting curiosity, context into engineering, our lives
Being more curious and less critical in engineering
Let me learn: Provide tutorials in more formats
Unfortunately, so many of our tutorials (and media in general) only comes in one form. When our teachings are only provided in one media, in one language, in one *form*, it is inherently inaccessible to some subset of our students.
prefers-reduced-motion: Taking a no-motion-first approach to animations
Use the prefers-reduced-motion media query to help guide your animation principles
On morality, hero worship, and why judgment isn't helpful
We're quick to judge everyone by our own moral compass. Our north star is just that: ours.
Compassionate action over empathy
Empathy gets thrown around a lot as the solution to the world's problems. I think we need to examine what empathy really is.
Beware of Burnout: Sustainable strategies for activism
Activism is not a sprint to a finish; there is no finish, but rather a life-long marathon commitment to showing up every single day. Like running, it requires training and a strategy
Beginner's Guide to Eleventy [Part II]
In the second instalment of a four part guide, I show you how to install Eleventy—except I walk through each gruelling step.
White Guyde To The Galaxy
Black folks are protesting for their survival, and you're a white dude who isn't sure how to help. What now? I've written you a guide.
Save the Tears: White Woman's Guide
Black folks are protesting for their survival, and you're a white woman who isn't sure how to help. What now? I've written you a guide.
Beginner's Guide to Eleventy [Part I]
Static site generators (SSGs) are critical to modern tooling. When used thoughtfully, SSGs can facilitate sites that need something in the middle—in the vast expanse between static, hand-coded sites and dynamic behemoths. In a multi-part guide, I'll show you how to use Eleventy.