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  1. 07 Sep, 2020

    The American Death Cult

    This is an important article that finally captures a source of frustration I have with right-wing politics. There is no rational, logical reason for not responding with all of our hearts and minds to save lives in this pandemic. But […]

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  2. 24 Aug, 2020

    The onion for Design Systems: atomic design and pace layering

    I’ve always been surprised to see how people interpret/reinterpret atomic design, but I’ll say seeing atomic design mashed up with Stewart Brand was particularly surprising! Source: The onion for Design Systems: atomic design and pace layering

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  3. 24 Aug, 2020

    Shift Nudge – Interface Design Course

    Shift Nudge is a new online course that teaches the intricate skills of designing visually beautiful interfaces, while balancing functionality and accessibility. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Matt on client work and he’s a very very very good […]

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  4. 24 Aug, 2020

    Design Systems For Figma

    A collection of Design Systems for Figma from all over the globe 🌎 Source: Design Systems For Figma

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  5. 10 Jun, 2020

    Global and Component Style Settings with CSS Variables — Sara Soueidan

    Sara shares how she’s structuring her CSS with CSS custom properties. This is all very relevant to the work I’m doing now. Source: Global and Component Style Settings with CSS Variables — Sara Soueidan – Freelance-Front-End UI/UX Developer

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  6. 31 May, 2020

    Nice, Very Nice

    Nice, Very Nice is a collection of UX/UI patterns for your inspiration.

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  7. 26 May, 2020

    RWD Weekly #411 Interview Series with Brad Frost | Responsive Web Design

    I had the privilege of being interviewed in Justin Avery’s long-running RWD Weekly newsletter about the state of responsive design  10 years in. I weigh in on client expectations around responsive design, still unsolved responsive design challenges, and other things.

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  8. 20 May, 2020

    The Isolation Station with Brad Frost

    I got to share my quarantine playlist on The Isolation Station, and gave a bit of context behind some of the picks in my interview.

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  9. 18 May, 2020

    The story behind that photo of the Pinto in front of the Mt. St. Helens

    Being that Mt. St. Helens blew before I was born, I had never seen this photo. It’s wild, and the story behind it is even wilder! Source: The story behind that photo of the Pinto in front of the Mt. […]

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  10. 05 May, 2020

    Miscounted – Kate Daly – Medium

    I have been sick with the symptoms of COVID-19 since March 11, 2020. Yet as far as I know, I’m not one of the red numbers you see on the news. I don’t know if I’m among the cases making […]

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  11. 27 Apr, 2020

    Brad Frost and Evan Lovely: Code is the Source of Truth

    I had a great time chatting with Evan Lovely and Chris Strahl about treating code as the source of truth for design systems amongst other topics.

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  12. 23 Apr, 2020

    Low-Challenge, High-Skill Tasks in Terrible Times

    This is really good stuff from Dave exploring work, mental health, and productivity in these surreal times. Depending on your situation, work still needs to happen… but it’s going to look different. Your core needs are different. Don’t feel pressure […]

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  13. 17 Apr, 2020

    The Weirdly Enduring Appeal of Weird Al Yankovic

    I’ve been listening to Weird Al Yankovic my entre lif, and spent a good part of my childhood trying to make parody music like his. So this deep dive into Weird Al’s life and music was supremely entertaining for me. […]

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  14. 13 Apr, 2020

    BEM Naming Cheat Sheet by 9elements

    This guide to BEM naming conventions is really great, and closely follows how we tend to write styles. Really cool site design too! Source: BEM Naming Cheat Sheet by 9elements

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  15. 25 Mar, 2020

    Web Components & Stencil.js – Build Custom HTML Elements

    I am thoroughly enjoying this Web Components & Stencil.js course by Maximilian SchwarzmĂĽller. Really clear, enthusiastic instruction and great real-world examples. I’d highly recommend taking this if you want to get your head around web components.

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  16. 08 Mar, 2020

    #158 The Case of the Missing Hit | Reply All

    A man in California is haunted by the memory of a pop song from his youth. He can remember the lyrics and the melody. But the song itself has vanished, completely scrubbed from the internet. PJ takes on the Super […]

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  17. 05 Feb, 2020

    Design Systems with Brad Frost – The State of the Web

    I had the pleasure of popping by Google’s NYC office to chat with Rick Viscomi of Google Chrome Developer’s State of the Web series about design systems, atomic design, designer/developer collaboration, and a bunch of other topics. One of my […]

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  18. 26 Jan, 2020

    The Burnout List

    A disease of abundance requires abstinence, not antidotes. Frank rounds up a collection of reasons that he burnt out. As I come to grips with my own burnout, I’m finding others’ stories and output to be tremendously beneficial. I see […]

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  19. 26 Jan, 2020

    Why We Use Web Components

    If I would have to list the main reasons why Web Components work so greatly for Duet Design System, it would be these four things: Tech-Agnostic Instead Of Tech-Specific In order to create modular interfaces, a design system needs to be […]

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  20. 16 Jan, 2020

    Design System Checklist

    An open-source checklist to help you plan, build and grow your design system. Source: Design System Checklist

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  21. 15 Jan, 2020

    Goodbye, Clean Code

    Good read about letting “clean code” go. As the years go by, I increasingly err on the side of legibility over cleanliness. Sure, things could likely be tightened up, but does it really matter? If the code works, then there’s […]

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  22. 14 Jan, 2020

    Avoiding burnout as an ambitious developer – Stack Overflow Blog

    When I graduated college and started my first full-time job in NYC, I was all in. It’s a pretty common occurrence, especially in smaller companies: a junior dev thrown into the deep end, they flounder a bit, they learn a […]

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  23. 14 Jan, 2020

    How Dotdash, formerly About.com, is taking over the internet

    We had a blast working with Dotdash (formerly About dot com), and it’s awesome to see the design system foundation we helped them establish translate into major success, as written up by Fast Company. Maybe you’ve never even heard of Dotdash, […]

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  24. 12 Jan, 2020

    How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation

    This article is a year old, but I just finished up reading a newly-released audio book (or is it a podcast? or chaptered interview series? I dunno.) where the author interviews a number of people who have experienced the kind […]

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  25. 03 Jan, 2020

    It’s 2020 and you’re in the future — Wait But Why

    Wild post about relative time. Great data visualization too. Source: https://waitbutwhy.com/2020/01/its-2020-and-youre-in-the-future.html

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  26. 30 Dec, 2019

    What a Year of Learning and Teaching Accessibility Taught Me – 24 Accessibility

    Accessibility isn’t easy. And often times it is downright hard. But that comes with the territory. Designing for humans is hard. And accessibility is, at the end of the day, all about and all for humans. We may not get […]

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  27. 30 Dec, 2019

    Cookies and a year of learning a new skill – lynnandtonic.com

    Cookie decorating is a decent developer experience vs. user experience analogy. Lots of people were surprised when my cookies tasted good. They’d say, “Pretty sugar cookies never taste good.” It makes sense to me now: almost every technique I found […]

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  28. 23 Dec, 2019

    This is How a Society Dies

    This article is a fucking punch in the gut. It perfectly encapsulates my fears about American society. Literally nobody on planet earth wants worse lives excepts us. We’re the only people on earth who thwart our own social progress, over and over […]

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  29. 15 Dec, 2019

    Adactio: Journal—The Technical Side of Design Systems by Brad Frost

    It’s always an honor to have Jeremy live-blog my talk. Source: Adactio: Journal—The Technical Side of Design Systems by Brad Frost

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  30. 15 Dec, 2019

    Group Chat, Group Stress

    This is the in-depth teardown of group chat that I’ve been missing in my life. It details all the reasons I don’t fully love Slack. I’m going to share this with my team — on Slack — to see how […]

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