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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh / “hell with the lid taken off”

Vestiges of Pittsburgh’s legacy as “Smoketown” or “hell with the lid taken off” still remain.

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Web Development

Designgineering Chronicles: Swan Song [PiH]

The last installment of the Designgineering Chronicles. The work itself is far from over, but I am very over writing these posts.

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Monsters

This holographic monster would love to be on the back of your phone

Gotta love this monster’s candid expression!

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Research Thoughts Web Development

Twitter thread as blog post: Thoughts on how we write CSS

(Warning: thought-leadery post)

Problems with CSS are not a result of flaws in CSS. The problem is how we write CSS.

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Monsters

Extremely cute "box programmer" stickers / new personal card!

This is possibly the cutest thing I have ever created! The middle illustration peels off into its own sticker.

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Updates Web Development

A Larva win and small update [WiH]

A quick share of what I consider a significant win for Larva, the design system I started at PMC that is now a very official thing at the company.

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Research Thoughts

Does the "continuous" in Continuous Integration come from continuous mathematics?

A quick post about realizing an intersection between my existing knowledge and something new I am learning. Well, maybe they are both new things.

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Monsters

Monster who is genuinely interested in what you have to say

If you’re ever frustrated, feeling like, “No one is listening to me!!” just look at this sweet monster.

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Thoughts

Note to future Lara: Read code before you write code during research & development

A lesson learned during research and development for a new project at work.

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Updates

2019: Year in Review

What happened in 2019? Lots of good things and some not as good things. This post is mostly about the good things in my life!

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Updates

Email list revival! Monthly Monster + Blog Posts

I have at long last revived my email list! Sign up to receive a monthly monster + feed of recent blog posts in your inbox. What a sweet deal!

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Ideas

tweet + iterate = tweeterate [WiH]

An idea for a word / concept that might make tweeting a more pleasant experience for me. Written in haste.

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Inspiration The Pick

Podcast Recommendation: Finding Fred

I honestly feel refreshed as a human being after listening to this podcast about Fred Rogers, and how the values from the Mr. Rogers show apply to our world today. 10/10 recommend.

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Monsters

Emo-shapes #1

This shape embodies the illusion that everyone else knows exactly where to go, and fits perfectly into what they do.

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Inspiration Links

How you can use impostor syndrome to your benefit by Mike Cannon-Brookes

I started writing a year in review post, but ended up watching a talk about impostor syndrome…