I find that I often get asked (mostly jokingly) by my friends to join them in the suburbs. After living in both, I much prefer living downtown. Here’s why: I’m a five to ten minute walk from a huge variety of restaurants, entertainment, grocery stores, parks, and a bunch of other stuff. This is pretty important… Continue reading Living downtown
Two weeks in Seattle
tl;dr Seattle is a pretty cool city. A few of us designers at Automattic (and a Happiness Engineer) went to An Event Apart Seattle. I ended up staying two weeks total and had an amazing time. Here are some photo highlights. P.S. We’re hiring.
Hanging after An Event Apart Seattle
This tweet from @zamoose really got me thinking about putting together a very sassy version of _s: Check out th_s Notable changes: Grunt awesomeness (Autoprefixer FTW) Stylesheet broken up into sections as laid out in the index Normalize instead of reset (easy to include both as a choice to the devs) Comboing editor and post… Continue reading th_s (THUNDERSCORES!)
WordCamp St. Louis 2014
Here I am, at the St. Louis airport several hours before my flight, hoping that the storm Titan doesn’t futz too much with my flight and reflecting on WordCamp St. Louis. First of all, I had a blast and was humbled to be there surrounded by some very smart people. It’s always neat to meet… Continue reading WordCamp St. Louis 2014
I set up my own URL shortener last night powered by YOURLS. I know I could use bit.ly or any range of other services, but I like the ability to have my own self-hosted shortener with as much customization as I please. I can nab neat analytics and integrate it with my blogs fairly easily.… Continue reading YOURLS
Top this, 2014!
2013 was indeed a year. 2014 is also going to be a year. Hopefully eighty thousand times better than 2013. The highlight for me was getting a kick-ass job at Automattic in October. Now let’s look at some numbers of things that I did the way 2013 would have liked best: Buzzfeed style. 1 phone… Continue reading Top this, 2014!