Words that would otherwise be coming out of my mouth
25 May, 2023
Sometimes the job is an assembly line
I really enjoyed this post from Dave about the different kinds of work folks can encounter. I also want to acknowledge that sometimes the job is an assembly line. Times exist when you need to slow down, think, explore, and use the […]
09 May, 2023
India Street Lettering
If you stole my phone (please don’t) and saw all of my photos, I’m constantly capturing photos of beautiful/funny/interesting/decrepit signs. It’s one of my favorite things to do when traveling. So naturally I love this site India Street Lettering.
03 May, 2023
A few years ago I got way into birds. I wouldn’t dare call myself a die-hard birder (yet), but it’s been a lot of fun to learn about the birds that show up in my back yard. I backed Bird […]
24 Apr, 2023
Containing multi-site management within a single codebase – Vercel
Containing multi-site management within a single codebase covers how one can apply atomic design principles in a React codebase.
16 Apr, 2023
The Brilliant Inventor Who Made Two of History’s Biggest Mistakes
Two innovations — Ethyl and Freon, conjured by one man presiding over a single laboratory during a span of roughly 10 years. Combined, the two products generated billions of dollars in revenue for the companies that manufactured them and provided […]
14 Apr, 2023
Today marks the 1-year anniversary of Ziggy leaving us. We had a hell of a 2022 and so I’m only just now getting the opportunity to write about my best bud. Thankfully, I’ve had a year to work through my […]
11 Apr, 2023
3 Methods for Scoped Styles in Web Components That Work Everywhere—zachleat.com
I pay attention to anything Zach has to say about web components (and, well, pretty much all web stuff), so I really liked 3 Methods for Scoped Styles in Web Components That Work Everywhere. WebC is something I want to […]
05 Apr, 2023
Choosing a name for your design system
In what I hope becomes a series, I’ve been recording myself as I drive home from dropping my daughter off at school. Shifting away from more heady topics like AI’s impact on design and development, I felt like talking about […]
04 Apr, 2023
Joe Dart Teaches Slap Bass – YouTube
This is fantastic.
04 Apr, 2023
The Quest for Meaning in an AI-driven World with Brad Frost – Lean Cast
I had the great opportunity to chat with Behrad Mirafshar on the Lean Cast podcast. We covered a lot of ground about design systems and AI’s impact on the field of digital design. I really welcomed the opportunity to dig […]
31 Mar, 2023
2023 State of Design Systems and Where We Take Them Next – Ian Frost Weather
Here’s my brother sharing how he’s seen the design system landscape since he’s started working on them. There’s a lot of good stuff here, but I especially like this part: The success of a system depends more on the people […]
31 Mar, 2023
Igalia Chats: Web Components with Brad Frost
I had a great time talking with Brian and Eric about web components, design systems, and trends in web development.
30 Mar, 2023
I wish I was better at journaling. I love it and love having documentation of the things I’ve done, feelings I’ve felt, experiences I’ve had, etc. I just haven’t built the habit yet. I’d like to change that. While I […]
23 Mar, 2023
Leading Successful Product Teams
Some really great things in here. I found myself nodding right along.
22 Mar, 2023
Brad Frost – Music, Web Development, & Artificial Intelligence – American Blues Scene
I had an unique opportunity to be interviewed about my interest in both music and web design. I covered a lot of ground! The interview is pretty raw (meaning not super edited), but it’s interesting (to me anyways). Check it […]
21 Mar, 2023
The End of Front-End Development
Despite its hyperbolic title, The End of Front-End Development is a well-considered piece by Josh Comeau. I share many of the sentiments expressed here, though how things will actually shake out is anyone’s guess. In my view, this is one […]
21 Mar, 2023
Just do it.
I’ve spent the last two years thinking about doing these two projects, and the actual effort to bring them into existence only took two weekends. I arrived at an important insight: if you find yourself frequently revisiting an idea you […]
16 Mar, 2023
Some thoughts on AI’s impact on digital design and development
I drive my kiddo to school in the morning, and my 12-minute return trip home is a fruitful time to think and prepare for my day. I had the realization that my little drive home is a nice window of […]
14 Mar, 2023
I am an artist.
Once upon a time, I had the word “artist” in my bio. Somewhere along the line, I removed it. Maybe it was because I was preoccupied with what I do for money. Maybe it was because I’m not a professional […]
13 Mar, 2023
Redefining Developer Experience
developer experience needs to pivot from a concept centered on feeling fast and living on the bleeding edge to one based on the enabling of developers to deliver reliable and first rate end user experiences — for as many users […]