One gal’s accessibility round up

One gal’s accessibility round up

Accessibly when used in my work refers to making digital product equally available to everyone, regardless of disability. The usual story I tell about getting interested in accessibility was when I was assigned to make an app accessible during my internship. There was a short “how-to” presentation that mostly covered things like color contrast and…

What I know now // 030

LOL to casually trying to pretend this is a monthly installment after 8 months. But on the other side of nearly two months of relaxing, reflecting, and slugging around I finally feel a little in the mood for writing again. I won’t try to fill in the whole 8 months, but I thought I’d talk…

Performance of Self (is hard)

I have been listening to an audiobook called in The World Beyond Your Head and Chapter 9, The Presentation of Self, has really been sticking with me and I thought I’d share. In the past, there were more trades people and a person would received his identity through his vocation. He was successful and viewed as successful…

What I know now // 028

I wanted to try a different format because I’ve transitioned mostly from articles to podcasts since starting work. Instead of a monthly list of some of my favorite articles, maybe a deep dive into some really great podcasts I’ve listened to recently? Recently I listened to Revisionist History, a podcast hosted by Malcolm Gladwell. In general,…

The making of gold leaf [video]

I came across a click-bait title about this video and had some low expectations. It’s a ‘how-its-made’a bout gold leaf. The incredible part is that, when you think it was sufficiently complicated and they should have stopped approximately 1/10th of the actual process. It’s an incredibly long, labor-intensive process and I can’t imagine how someone came…