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IE10 vs. Media Queries

June 10, 2013 - By

I just had my first run-in with IE10. Consider this media query: @media (max-width:767) {} Chrome creates a break point at 767px. IE creates a... View Article


May 16, 2013 - By

Yesterday my son was born. We named him Etcher. We’ve had a lot of questions about the name, so I thought I’d share a bit... View Article

Quadruple Negative!

May 6, 2013 - By

This is a true story about something an actual person said unironically! Bad grammar and misused English syntax bug me as much as the next... View Article


April 3, 2013 - By

Today Google and Opera announced they would be using a forked version of WebKit called Blink. My initial reaction is some annoyance spawned from laziness... View Article

Jury Duty

March 15, 2013 - By

Recently I had to go to Jury Duty selection. My request to be excused on the basis of work was denied, and so I was... View Article

Lark Queries with SASS

February 26, 2013 - By

The talented Hugo Giraudel ( took the responsive text from the front page of and made the styles a lot more efficiently with SASS... View Article

One thing at a time

February 24, 2013 - By

In 2007 I bit off more than I could chew. I setup a new computer, using a new operating system, and new versions of productivity... View Article

Browser Stats 2012

February 19, 2013 - By

The notorious @ppk keeps up a pretty amazing site at He does very thorough browser tests, logs them with easy to read tables, and shares them... View Article

Opera goes WebKit!

February 13, 2013 - By

In a sudden and shocking change of events Opera is changing its rendering engine to Webkit (the same engine that Chrome, Safari, BB OS6+ ,... View Article

SMACSS Conference

January 23, 2013 - By

Yesterday fellow Thrillworker Ryan Bruce and I had the pleasure of attending the online SMACSS conference. Lots of nerdy CSS talk for me to get... View Article

Happy Blue Beanie Day

November 30, 2012 - By

Today is the sixth international Blue Beanie day! It’s the day to show your support for web standards. I think it got started because of... View Article