I’d Really Rather You Didn’t Challenge The Bigoted, Misogynist, Hateful Ideas Of Others On An Empty Stomach. Eat, Then Go After The Bitches. #5 on the 8 “I’d really rather you didn’ts” list, aka the sacred suggestions given by Flying Spaghetti Monster.
In his first week, Trump has targeted women, people of color, immigrants, transparency and our values. That's not populist. It's just wrong. — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) January 25, 2017 It’s even more important than usual for privileged allies to be good allies right now. I’m “safe” compared to many others since it’s my beliefs that […]
Commit messages are user experience for developers. Both for other developers active right now and for developers (including ourselves) days/years/months from now. Think about the last time you were looking at a piece of code and asked yourself “Why is this here”. This is for you, this is your experience. I shared my four rules […]
I stand with Planned Parenthood @PPFA because I believe everyone should have access to the care they need. Source: Donate Today – Planned Parenthood In memory of my grandmothers who can’t march today, I just donated to Planned Parenthood and encourage everyone else to do so as well.
Every year, on the day we celebrate Dr. King, I listen to his final speech. And each year, it’s a different line that stands out to me. This year, it was near the beginning when Dr. King is answering the question about “which age would you like to live in?” and after going from ancient Egypt, […]
Here are a couple of things I read this week that I would recommend. Finding time to read interesting things isn’t always easy, but thankfully I found the time to read these three articles this week. I Dropped Acid and Saw Into the Future: My Surreal First Time At CES CES is strange enough not […]
Earlier this year I got a chance to see Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the American Shakespear Center in Staunton, Virginia. It was an incredibly fun and entertaining show. As a populist president who rose to power on a racist platform, and committed one of the worst transgressions the United States has ever seen, I […]
In addition to my time walking around Seville, I spent the lat morning/early afternoon in the Alcázar. It was one of the most stunning places I have ever been. I wandered around for about four hours finding new stunning views and amazingly designed creations around each corner. It was so majestic and inspiring I even wrote […]
Syria Deeply is an independent digital media project led by journalists and technologists that explores a new model of storytelling around a global crisis. Our goal is to build a better user experience of the story by adding context to content, using the latest digital tools of the day. Over time the hope is to […]
Three days before WordCamp San Francisco, during the weekly WordPress Dev Chat, I came up with and proposed the idea that we should use the conference as an opportunity to do user testing. It was a last minute idea, but it’s one that I found valuable and that I would encourage others to do […]