August 5, 2018 in Thoughts, Updates

How’s it going, Lara?

Things are going *really well* for me right now, and that calls for a blog post! This one is much more personal than my posts usually are, but it's healthy to open up a bit now and again, right?

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July 6, 2018 in Thoughts

Too Much Pressure

I set my standards too high for blog posts. I know that they are too high because I don't publish them. It's too much pressure! (It's got to stop, it's got to stop) And a cool thing: I was magically able to write blog posts again after publishing this one!

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June 1, 2018 in Research

The Algorithms of CSS: Sources

Want to learn how a browser works? Computer Science fundamentals? This is a great place to start! A long list of resources for my research for my talk at CSSConf EU, the Algorithms of CSS.

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February 28, 2018 in Design, Findings, Thoughts

Dead Fish ≠ Code Export

This post is a response to a tweet critiquing the "code export" capability of design tools, and a talk called "Stop Drawing Dead Fish" that calls for better tools to allow artists to create visual art without code. Should designers code? Should artists code? It's a nuanced, interesting topic and I had some thoughts.

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