Intro To Writing SVG And Tuts+ Town Workshops

Recently I spent some time gathering all my in-person workshop materials into single GitHub repositories for “Intro to Writing SVG” and “Tuts+ Town: Creating Our First Website” and thought I would share some details on these. Each workshop has a full and mini version to accommodate different time blocks I…

Gathering Design Thinking Insight With Evaluations

I spent a lot of time over the past year and a half writing evaluations based on existing designs. I try to use each review as a teaching opportunity and am sure to take the experience of reading the review into account. I enjoy these; I’m proud of them…

Thoughts On Smartphone Emergency Access

My son is four and a half. He has an iPad and is able to use it like a pro. It truly seems instinctual. Earlier this year I had taught him how to dial 911 with my iPhone. He did well considering he cannot read yet but I was always…

Transitioning Into Tech Panel Recap

Last night I was one of three women on a panel all about transitioning into tech. The panel was hosted by Girl Develop It Wilmington and it was lovely to get out of the house and socialize. I absolutely hate to iron clothes (I suspect this is a side effect…

Flexbox Cheatsheet Cheatsheet

If you enjoy this weird little reference you may also be interested in the updated, revamped PDF version: A Field Guide to Flexbox. While I am no stranger to the magic of Flexbox, I find that I am not using it very often just yet. As a result I end…

My Current UX Reading List

So I’ve been reading a lot of UX books again recently and have been thoroughly enjoying myself for the most part. I find that more and more my focus is shifting back to strategy and research (much like when I was a grant writer—full circle) over visual…