Reality is messy

We like to believe that the right framework, method, approach, or conventions will allow us to create perfect projects. Our code will be beautiful, pure, performant, and maintainable. Outside of some developer blogs however, this is often not the case. Reality is messy. Some people are fortunate enough not to have to deal with this […]

On diverse speaker lineups at conferences

There’s been a lot of discussion on Twitter about diversity in speaker lineups at web conferences. Lea Verou wrote about the blindness of blind reviews, and while she was looking at the process of anonymized reviews in general, some tweets in and around this conversation debate whether anonymizing the speaker selection process eliminates bias. Zach […]