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Thoughts on personal websites and full-time jobs / notlaura.com v4 [WiH]

notlaura.com v4 is in the works.

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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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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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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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Algorithms in CSS Tour Dates, Summer 2019

My talk and I are going on tour this summer! In other words, I submitted to a bunch of conferences and got into some of them. So stoked!

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Roadtrippin’ to Pittsburgh!

I am in the midst of a driving across America, from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh. That’s right: see ya later, Los Angeles, I’m moving back to Pittsburgh!

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Today I am 11110!

This is the first official installment of a new tradition, Binary Birthday, where I re-learn binary every year on my birthday and express my new age as 1s and 0s.

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Designgineering Chronicles [WiH]: Month 5.5-6.5

Wowww…so much cool stuff has happened in the past month! This installment of Designgineering Chronicles is full of milestones and an outline of a some real deal system architecture for a project underway, code-named Cantaloupe.

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2018: Year in Review

2018 was an A+ year for me. Here’s a bona fide “Year in Review” post that I will continue to update in the coming weeks!

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Designgineering Chronicles [WiH]: Months 4 – 5.5

Another installment of Designgineering Chronicles jam packed with information! IndieWire launched with the pattern library, and we are in full pursuit of the holy grail: sharing markup between the library and production theme.

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Designgineering Chronicles [WiH]: The Third Month

It’s time for the third installment of Designgineering Chronicles! This one is a long one and written in major haste, so buckle up. Lots of good things about job titles, CSS standards, JavaScript, perfectionism, and the joys of refactoring.

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Designgineering Chronicles [WiH]: The Second Month

This is the second in a potentially ongoing series about my work at PMC as a Design Engineer. This month was full of lessons learned about working at a big company, building out a pattern library, and an exciting foray into Node.

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Designgineering Chronicles [WiH]: The First Month

This post is a summary of what I’ve been working on at PMC as a “Design Engineer”. Note that it is written in haste (WiH)!

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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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Europe Trip/Talks: Recap + Photos

I have returned from my three-week romp around Europe, book-ended with talks at CSSConf EU and WordCamp EU. Here’s a recap along with some photos.