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Apr 24
Twitter

Via Web

You know what pairs well with wine? More wine.
Apr 24
Twitter

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Oh late 90s techno. You are gaudy and cheesy and awesome.
Apr 20
Twitter

Via Web

Finally got around to organizing and backing up my 30 GB of photos and 40 GB of music. #springcleaning
Apr 13
WordPress

20 Tiny Tricks for Web Developers

This is a popcorn post of various tips and tricks I’ve picked up as a web developer. These are by no means earth-shattering revelations that will redefine everything you thought you knew about web development… but hopefully you’ll pick up something new to add to your arsenal. 1. Use “Can I Use…” I put this...
Apr 2
WordPress

The Smallest Valid HTML5 Page

I stumbled upon something interesting the other day: the <html>, <head>, and <body> tags, arguably the most fundamental of any web page, are optional. Weird, right? And it’s not just an oversight or crazy hack. It’s intentional and documented in the specs for HTML5. I’ll quote the relevant bits as proof. But before I do,...
Mar 31
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Had a new blog post ready to go, then realized tomorrow is probably the absolute worst day of the year to publish actual useful information.
Mar 27
WordPress

Creating Glow Effects with CSS

The CSS box-shadow property is deceptively awesome. When used “traditionally”, it’s a simple way to add a shadow effect to an element. I use this for images in my blog. It’s nice. But get saucier with it and you can pull off some really interesting things. I’ve already talked about the pixel art hack. This...
Jun 24
Flickr

Aurora Bridge

Quick shot of the Aurora Bridge, overlooking Lake Union.
Aurora Bridge