This is not one of those posts where I pretend to have an answer. Today, dear reader, I come to you with a question. Possibly one of the oldest questions humanity has struggled with, after “is that food?” and “can I procreate with that?” Many prominent philosophers have posited and pontificated on this premise (sorry,… Read More
Over the past week, I was the lead organizer for WordCamp Minneapolis, where I gave three original workshop talks as part of our first ever Foundation Friday, and was in charge of overseeing the logistics of the speaker dinner, afterparty, a social brunch, and two days of multiple tracks sessions for over 400 attendees. Immediately following this,… Read More
As we struggle to find meaningful connections in a world where technology, society, and our own human nature work against us, I suggest that we embrace our imperfections and try to form relationships anyway.
You never close your eyes anymore when your project ships, and there’s no tenderness in the code at your fingertips. In which love advice from the ancient Greeks enables us to pursue successful long-term relationships with our careers.
Struggling to deal with wanting to do everything when you don’t want to do anything. Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love worrying. Best for taking naps while you feel guilty about napping.
I travel a lot within the US. By car, by bus, by plane, by foot. And because of this, I’ve become somewhat of a seasoned user of American public restrooms. From dirty gas stations to swanky hotels, classic fixtures to modern art pieces, falling-apart to high-tech, I’ve seen it all (except for Japanese toilets, that… Read More
This past June, I had the opportunity to attend the HOW Design Conference, which is one of the few times I get out of my WordPress bubble and hang out with a variety of designers across multiple disciplines. I had coordinated with a group of designers from around the country to stay together in an… Read More
I used Git for the first time last night, to push some meeting notes from the 3themes project up to our shared repository on GitHub. Despite using a GUI called SourceTree, I still felt “as confused and overwhelmed as a grandma using email,” especially when I attempted to do some command line stuff. I’ll get… Read More