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  • 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.