A reading list on critical race theory and technology that professor Ruha Benjamin recommended in an author talk. This post is a large collection of links and specific quote from the talk.
No commentary from me about this talk. Just watch it.
There’s nothing quite like a great TED talk…and this is a great TED talk!
These are just a few I watched after searching Youtube for “decolonize your mind” – there are surely more!
See more and take action at https://BREATHEAct.org
This is a nice list of racial justice action items. I wonder, though, is it counter-productive to have lists such as this specifically targeted to white people?
I started writing a year in review post, but ended up watching a talk about impostor syndrome…
This conference talk is a great introduction to the S.O.L.I.D. software design principles. How do these principles manifest when it comes to UI programming with HTML/CSS?
The design systems conversation is officially under way at PMC which is extremely exciting and something I need to write more about. But in the mean time, I want to share the Design Systems Checklist by Tim Schoch. There are so many design systems-related things floating around my brain at any given moment, and this […]
I now realize my historic aversion to math is due to bad math education. Math is so cool and I want to learn more of it, thanks to this book!
I’m really loving the medium of trustworthy email newsletters lately – here is a compendium of my favorite weekly-ish ones, both within the web dev sphere but also outside it.
I’ve been researching design systems lately, and this is an evolving list of the resources I’ve found particularly resonant for my purposes. Have anything to add?
I highly suggest watching Brittany’s full talk – she is a brilliant speaker, and her presentation is full of both fun facts about programming jargon and critical information about the impact of the terms we use.
I started the year exceptionally motivated and productive, with a reasonably-sized to-do list that has now expanded by a factor of at least three. This article by Frank Chimero about the increasing complexity of web development came about at the right time, and it deserves a share.
Actually, I’m from a small town in Pennsylvania, but my years in NYC made enough of an impact on me that this article from the New Yorker describes the LA vs. NYC phenomenon impeccably.