I’ve been thinking a lot about Internet trolls lately. These are people that often anonymously leave discouraging or rude comments.
I recently wrote a post for CSS-Tricks; which is an important and popular site for people that write CSS. You could say this site has a niche audience, and maybe this makes its (enormous) audience a tight-knit community. As a result, all of the comments were positive, and friendly – even when the reader didn’t entirely agree with something about my crazy idea.
Conversely, previous things I’ve written have been for sites with a broader audience. The comments haven’t always been as friendly. Continue reading
Making Time in a Chaotic World
Here’s a post I wrote for the Web Copy Plus blog. I feel like this is a very important post. Not too many months ago I found myself constantly adding to a To Do list that I was never getting time to knock things off of. I needed to make some life changes to give myself time. This is the post on how I did that.
How to Create Stunning Effects With 165 Media Queries or Less!
I recently had the distinct pleasure of not only having my site recognized by Chris Coyier (a Front-End hero of mine), but was asked to share some of the unique CSS from my front page on his universally respected site CSS-Tricks.
I’m definitely not a city kid, but there are certain aspects of Toronto that I love. In particular I’m always in awe of the (often well designed) ads plastered all over ever pole and unguarded wall. It’s to the point where the city actually adds stapler-friendly pads around poles to enable the posting: Continue reading
Last week Thrillworks sent a handful of us to hear a day long presentation by Luke Wroblewski (author of A Book Apart’s Mobile First); the man who comes first to mind for a lot of people when it comes to mobile websites.
I had been expecting the talk to be a lot more technical, but instead it leaned more heavily on the strategy and the thinking behind making lean and amazing mobile experiences (which is good, since technical things are easier to Google and digest online). Continue reading
Not too long ago I had a pleasant surprise in Cameron Moll tweeting out my site; barely a week later Chris Coyier of CSS-Tricks did the same! Continue reading