I’ve never considered myself a good “ally” to marginalized communities. In light of the shootings in Orlando, it’s felt even more so. I grew up in a place where being even half a standard deviation outside of “normal” meant you were going to get “othered.” And “othering” meant bullying. I heard “fag” and “queer” and … Continue reading “Allies”

All the Techy Things: The Web Designer’s Elaborate Toolbox

So you’ve decided that you want to be a web designer? Some might say that there are a few things you’ll need to learn: 320px, above the fold, Adam7, ads, ads, and more ads, Ajax, algorithm, Angular, animation, Apache, API, AppleScript, Atomic Web Design, Autoprefixer, AWS, Babel, Backbone, Beanstalk, Blade, Bless, binary, Bitters, Bootstrap, Bourbon, … Continue reading “All the Techy Things: The Web Designer’s Elaborate Toolbox”